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Jun 5, 2017

PowerGen Inventory Associate (EPC) Job in Kericho, Kenya


We are looking for dynamic, motivated, and passionate individuals to join our team!
Vacancy: Inventory Associate - EPC
Location: Kericho
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Description: PowerGen Renewable Energy is a micro-grid developer, implementer, and operator in East Africa, reshaping the prevailing rural electrification model in the region.  

PowerGen is creating an African energy system that utilizes clean, renewable energy and smarter grids to deliver power to all.

As the Inventory Associate you will play a critical role in supporting the company’s core business and operational functions in a variety of capacities.  

You will be responsible for managing and overseeing all inventory within the workshop, and ensuring all inventory is properly tracked in NetSuite. 

This is a complex role within PowerGen’s operations and will require initiative and organization to be successful. 

You will report to the Director of Supply Chain Manager and work closely across the Executional teams.
What You’ll Make Happen:

A more complete – but by no means exhaustive – list of responsibilities is provided below:
  • Ensure that goods inward / stock control department is well organized and controlled to sufficiently support production and the goals of the business.
  • Develop, follow, and maintain a control system to reduce damage, breakage and inventory obsolescence.
  • Demand forecasting with the help of the Procurement and Fabrication Teams
  • Receiving Purchase Orders into the Nairobi Warehouse in NetSuite and the physical materials, and driving the organization and proper storing of inventory items.
  • Adding new items to company inventory – mastering item naming taxonomy and driving improvements to our item naming system to increase organization and efficiency.
  • Build Assemblies – whenever manufactured products are fully assembled; assembly builds will be done on NetSuite for the same.
  • Making, verifying and amending Transfer Orders on NetSuite before a shipment leaves for site.
  • Fulfilling Sales Orders or Transfer Orders immediately a shipment leaves the Nairobi Warehouse for a project site or Arusha Warehouse.
  • Overseeing packing of materials & tools to site and confirming the packing list with the appropriate Install Lead.
  • Receiving materials and tools from site.  This includes completing the proper documentation for returned materials once a trip returns from the field and noting any missing tools and following up to ensure they are returned.
  • Liaise with the Engineering and EPC Teams and plan for use of both dead stock and procuring of inventory required for upcoming projects.
  • Updating documents – all soft copy documents relating to a particular project should be updated to the respective project folder in Dropbox.
  • Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved. This includes owning the process of physical and NetSuite inventory reconciliation through scheduled audits
  • Stock counter-check and monthly inventory audits – you are expected to systematically counter check the stock levels in the various locations and ensure that the numbers match what is in the inventory software system.
  • Manage equipment repair & maintenance in the Workshop, including tools and PPEs
  • Provide routine management information on inventory performance
  1. Monitor and evaluate consumables usage & costs
  2. Third party inventory
  3. Battery management
  4. Monitor & evaluate material utilization and scrap
What Excites You:
  • A fast-paced environment where constant change is the norm and individual initiative-taking is encouraged
  • Having autonomy to implement your creative solutions – not just coming up with ideas, but possessing the commitment and skill to implement them
  • Passion for organization, details, and precision in all you do
You Already Have:
  • University degree in procurement, supply chain or a related field
  • 2+ years’ demonstrated work experience in inventory or procurement
  • Experience in the energy, clean tech or utility sectors.
  • Fluency in English and Swahili.
  • Practiced flexibility to lend a hand wherever needed
  • Enthusiasm in working for the field of renewable energy!
  • Willing to work in Kericho
Benefits and Compensation: A competitive package including annual compensation, bonus, health insurance, professional development and team building events. And you'll be working with a dynamic team of brilliant people passionate about electrifying East Africa!

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

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