Sunda International

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  • Sunda International
Job Description:

  • A Warehouse Officer plays a critical role in the efficient functioning of a warehouse or distribution center. They are responsible for overseeing various aspects of warehouse operations to ensure the timely receipt, storage, and dispatch of goods. Here is a typical job description for a Warehouse Officer:

    Job Overview:

    The Warehouse Officer is responsible for managing and coordinating all warehouse activities, including receiving, storing, and dispatching goods. They ensure proper inventory control, maintain accurate records, and implement safety and security measures within the warehouse.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Receiving and Inspection:

    • Receive incoming shipments and verify the accuracy of the contents.
    • Inspect goods for damages and report discrepancies to the appropriate parties.
    • Ensure proper documentation of received goods.

    Storage and Inventory Control:

    • Organize and maintain an efficient storage system for easy retrieval of goods.
    • Conduct regular inventory checks to monitor stock levels and identify discrepancies.
    • Implement FIFO (First In, First Out) and other inventory management techniques.

    Order Processing and Dispatch:

    • Process outbound shipments accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Coordinate with other departments to fulfill order requirements.
    • Ensure proper packaging and labeling of outgoing goods.

    Warehouse Organization:

    • Optimize warehouse space to accommodate varying inventory levels.
    • Implement and maintain a clean and organized warehouse environment.
    • Monitor equipment and machinery for proper functioning.

    Safety and Security:

    • Enforce safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents and injuries.
    • Implement security measures to safeguard warehouse assets.
    • Conduct regular safety inspections and address any identified issues.

    Documentation and Reporting:

    • Maintain accurate records of all warehouse activities, including receipts, dispatches, and inventory levels.
    • Generate reports on key performance indicators (KPIs) for management review.
    • Prepare and submit required documentation for audits.

    Communication and Coordination:

    • Liaise with suppliers, vendors, and transportation companies.
    • Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement and logistics, to ensure smooth operations.
    • Communicate effectively with warehouse staff to convey instructions and updates.

    Equipment Maintenance:

    • Oversee the maintenance and servicing of warehouse equipment, such as forklifts and pallet jacks.
    • Coordinate repairs or replacements as needed

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • A bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field is preferred.
    • Proven experience in warehouse operations or a similar role.
    • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of inventory management software.
    • Familiarity with safety regulations and procedures.
    • Physical fitness and ability to lift heavy objects.


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