Head of Stores
To manage the Stores & Procurement team and oversee the procurement of company assets in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner.
Address all requisitions for the Group i.e., fittings (irrigation), Packhouse maintenance fittings and electricals, PPE for Packhouses and Field, Construction materials (steel, cement from all sites), Packhouse equipment (sealing machines, food sealers, packaging) …
Action requisitions from individual Directors and GMs for ad hoc projects
Stock Take coordination – ensure on a regular ‘informal’ basis – vet quantities prior to Finance conducting.
Ensure timely Farm requirements.
Manage and supervise the Packaging Officer team and Stores Team, providing leadership and management to the team and managing their performance, motivating, coaching, and training them accordingly.
Make necessary recommendations where necessary.
Ensure safe storage of goods and access across all sites, as well as cleanliness.
Ensure stocks are managed at optimum levels to avoid overstocking or under stocking.
Undertake periodic visits to Farm sites and conduct impromptu audits and subsequent report generation.
Oversee Truck loading activities.
Liaise with Accounts team to ensure timely payments are being made.
Understand reasons for any outstanding payments and problems.
Ensure optimum relations with supplier to ensure that supplier performance consistently meets and exceed business expectation.
Measure supplier performance in terms of time / delivery of quality products
Negotiate and agree on best prices, favourable credit, and payment terms with the suppliers.
Develop, facilitate, implement, monitor & review of procurement / stores policies and procedures.
Ensure Audits are prepared for in a timely manner; ensure Audit Checklist is circulated to all Technical, Packhouse and Farm Manager teams for efficient organisation.
Forecast procurement needs and establishing lead times.
Brief the Directors on special project status and act upon ad hoc project items, as well as any issues
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About AAA Growers
AAA Growers is one of the leading exporters of premium & prepared vegetables from Kenya and the largest commercial grower and exporter of chillies from Kenya. We aim to provide quality products which redefine what innovative, healthy and delicious vegetables should be. AAA Roses (Forest Gate (EPZ) Ltd.) entered the floriculture industry in 2011 and in 2012 began exporting roses to the Netherlands, Great Britain, Germany, the Middle East and other markets. In a relatively short time AAA Roses built its strong name in the Kenyan flower industry mainly due to high quality products, modern facilities and commitment and dedication of our professional team.