Stock Controller

Life Beacon Bay Hospital
Stock Controller

A vacancy exists for a Stock Controller in Pharmacy at Life Beacon Bay Hospital, reporting to Teresa Kriel, Senior PharmacistThe successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning and co-ordination of stock for all the wards and theatre in the hospital.

Critical Outputs
  • Performing cycle counts and stock takes, as well as the capturing of stock takes and the investigating of variances.
  • Receiving, checking and unpacking stock whilst checking orders against invoices.
  • Assist with stock purchases and stock control, including file maintenance.
  • Capture all invoices, address supplier queries and process credits daily.
  • Issue and capture requisitions of stock to the wards and theatre daily.
  • Management of negative and dead stock.
  • Perform stock rotation and check expiry dates of all stock items systematically.
  • General administrative functions as requested.
  • Grade 12
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in stock control for at least 2 years in a hospital environment. 
  • Theatre experience would be advantageous.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Computer proficiency and exposure to an on-line computer system.
  • Precise and meticulous in work.
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
Closing date
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.



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