Locum Warehouse Assistant (2 Positions) – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

General Summary

As part of the Warehouse and Distribution team, the Warehouse Assistant shall support accurate order fulfillment, appropriate arrangement and storage of items in the warehouse and stewardship of stock.

Key outputs

  • Accurately and appropriately packed client consignments
  • Bin accuracy
  • Timely order processing
  • Timely receipt of items
  • Stock safety and security
  • Update of stock keeping records

Key Responsibilities

1. Support in arranging and packing stock and assets in respective shelves and partitions.

2. Proactively ensure that all stock and assets are suitably stored, categorized and kept in respective locations to ease tracking and prevent deterioration in quality.

3. Regularly inspect the stock for shelf life status and damages and report to the warehouse officer any such issues and follow up to ensure quick action is taken.

4. Issue stock to requesters following proper institutional procedures using approved stock requisition forms/orders.

5. Support receipt and inspection of incoming consignments

6. Carry out spot checks on finished customer orders to detect and correct any picking errors

7. Supervise the cleaning of the Warehouse premises and ensure the Warehouse, stock and assets are stored in a manner that meets applicable standards of hygiene and OHS at all times.

8. Support documentation and maintenance of appropriate stock records

9. Take custody, stewardship and accountability for stock

10. Carry out continuous cycle counts and bin verification to ensure inventory accuracy

11. Participate in periodic stock take exercises

12. Identify expired, long stay or slow-moving items and notify the warehouse officer to take appropriate measures.

13. Ensure that stock is appropriately stored, categorized and kept in respective locations.

14. Carry out any other duties as shall be reasonably assigned by the supervisors


  • Minimum of Diploma in Stores Management / Business Administration /Commerce/ Procurement and Logistics Management
  • Bachelor’s degree holders shall have added advantage.
  • 1-year experience of working in the warehouse/stores.

Required skills/competences

  • Speed and accuracy
  • Team player
  • Attention to details
  • Computer skills
  • Product knowledge
  • Numeracy
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to comply to instructions and standard operating procedures

NB: This Job will involve regular lifting and carrying

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