Stores Assistant

Life Beacon Bay Hospital
Stores Assistant

A vacancy exists for a Stores Assistant in the pharmacy at Life Beacon Bay Hospitalbased in East London. The successful candidate will report to the Senior Stock Controller, and will contribute to the effective management of pharmacy stock in the storeroom as well as the rest of the hospital.

Critical Outputs
  • Key areas of responsibility will include:
  • Managing the Pharmacy stores department
  • Managing the procurement, control and distribution of Pharmacy stock
  • Ensuring accurate receiving and receipting, when required, of Pharmacy stock.
  • Capturing of prosthesis and consignment invoices and transfers to theatre
  • Implementing and maintaining the LHC formulary and providing feedback to PM
  • Active engagement with relevant stakeholders regarding product changes or product conversions in the hospital
  • Active involvement in stock-takes and cycle counts.
  • Dead stock and short dated stock management
  • Capturing and handling of product complaints
  • Resolving queries from relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensuring a culture of quality in our business and operational excellence.
  • Any other task that the line manager may deem necessary
  • Grade 12
  • Computer literacy is essential.
  • A working knowledge of SAP will be an advantage.
  • Experience within inventory management or relevant experience within a pharmaceutical environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control, processes, procedures and practices
  • Good organizational skills are essential as well as attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Customer excellence
  • Able to work under pressure as well as being able to work as part of a team
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer awareness
Closing date
Thursday, May 30, 2024

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

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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