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Warehouse Assistant at Lilongwe Water Board

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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Lilongwe Water Board

The Lilongwe Water Board (Board) is a Statutory Corporation established in 1947 and reconstituted in 1995 under the Water Works Act (cap 72). It is responsible for the provision of water supply services to the City of Lilongwe and other surrounding areas designated as its supply area. In its quest for innovations and reforms in the water supply within Lilongwe City, in line with its strategic vision for growth and service delivery mandate, the Board has conceptualized the production of bottled water as one of the Government approved reform areas for Water Boards in Malawi. It is from this background that the Board invites applications from suitable, qualified, and experienced persons to fill the following vacant positions that exist at the Bottling Plant Unit within the Lilongwe Water Board Establishment:

Job Title: Warehouse Assistant

Grade: LWB 8
Department: Finance
Reporting to: Sales and Marketing Officer

Purpose of the Job

The Warehouse Assistant will be responsible for the smooth operation of the warehouse facility by maintaining accurate inventory records and ensuring efficient warehouse operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring timely updating and accurate capturing of inventory records into the accounting system
  • Conducting stocktaking and carrying out inventory reconciliations to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Preparing detailed variance reports to identify discrepancies and improve inventory management processes.
  • Receiving inventory according to established inventory policies and procedures
  • Issue Inventory as per requisitions and maintaining proper documentation.
  • Maintaining comprehensive records of stock levels and movements
  • Assisting in pre-packing goods to facilitate efficient storage and delivery.
  • Inspecting incoming goods for quality and accuracy, reporting any issues to supervisor
  • Assisting in maintaining adequate inventory levels to support operational needs while minimizing excess inventory.
  • Producing weekly reports summarizing inventory status and operational activities
  • Ensuring quality and type of stocks brought in and out of the warehouse to ensure that stocks not meeting the minimum specifications are rejected.
  • Supervising temporary laborers to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and accurately.
  • Demonstrating outstanding commitment to service delivery programs of the Board by personally identifying and reporting water bursts/leakages to customer care division of which verifiable repair records shall be tendered to be used as one of the components for assessment during one’s performance appraisal time.

Minimum Academic and Professional Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma in Logistics Management from a reputable Institution
  • At least two (2) years of working experience in warehouse or inventory management preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well within a team.
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with inventory management software is a plus.

Method Of Application

LWB is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, both male and female persons who meet the prerequisite qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit their application with up-to-date detailed curriculum vitae, to reach the undersigned not later than the 30th April, 2024.

The Chief Executive Officer,
Lilongwe Water Board
P. O BOX 96

All late applications shall not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.