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Warehouse Keeper

Job Type

Full-Time

Job Location

Esna, Egypt

Department

VISIT-Esna Project

Closing Date

Monday, January 23, 2023

About the job

Takween is implementing a project in Esna, “Visit Esna”. This project’s objective is to put Esna on the tourist map through several conservation, marketing and economic interventions. A warehouse keeper performs an array of functions that may include receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, or managing, organizing, retrieving stock in the warehouse, manage the store layout, supervise staff and keep records of sales.

Key Result Areas

  • Assist shipping and receiving unloading trucks and checking in merchandise.

  • Prepares orders by processing requests and supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes; placing orders in delivery area.

  • Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to organizational standards.

  • Open bales, crates and other containers.

  • Maintains inventory controls by collecting stock location orders, printing request, recording amounts of materials or items received or distributed through a computer. May also assist in counting of physical inventory.

  • Prepare parcels for mailing.

  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and work stations neat; Sweep, dust and mop. Organize warehouse and work area for orderliness at all times.

  • Wear the proper safety equipment.

  • Keep a record of sales and restock the store accordingly.

  • Manage and train store staff.

  • Mediate any confrontations between staff and clients, and de-escalate the situation.

  • Perform other stock-related duties, including returning, packing, pricing, and labeling supplies.

  • Inspect deliveries for damage or discrepancies; report those to accounting for reimbursements and record keeping.

  • Rotate stock and coordinate the disposal of surpluses.

  • Coordinate the handling of freight, the movement of equipment, and necessary minor repairs.

Requirements

Qualification:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be from Esna

Experience:

  • 0-5 years of experience in storekeeping, inventory control, or recordkeeping, experience with USAID-funded programs will be an advantage.

Skills:

  • Good communication, organizational, time management mathematical skills

  • Dependable and Reliable

  • Inventory, Equipment maintenance, data entry and computer skills may be required

  • Knowledge of proper bookkeeping and inventory management

  • Familiarity with standard concepts and best practices in a stockroom or warehouse environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively manage time

  • Ability to safely and legally operate a forklift

  • Skills to operate common office equipment

  • Physical ability to frequently lift and carry materials.

  • Must be organized and punctual.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Able to contribute positively as part of a team, helping out with various tasks as required.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, and other hand held devices, forklift, ladder…etc

Physical demands and abilities:

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

  • Regularly lift and/or move objects occasionally lift and/or move objects.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance

  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.

Competencies:

  • Ability to work under high pressure and carry out multi-tasks in simultaneous projects;

  • Self-motivation and willingness to learn;

  • Creativity and ability to seek and explore innovative solutions;

  • Effective communication

  • Teamwork abilities and work collaboratively with other stakeholders and staff members;

Strong planning and organizational skills;

  • Accountability and high commitment to the company’s quality standards and code of ethics;

Work Location:

  • The warehouse keeper will work in Esna Office, Luxor.

About us

Takween Integrated Community Development (Takween) is an urban development firm established in 2009 in Egypt by a dynamic team with extensive experience, in response to a foreseen growing demand for innovative urban solutions in a world where it is predicted that by 2030, 60% of the world’s inhabitants will be living in urban centers. Takween specializes in the development of integrated packages in urban development services and solutions to support and complement efforts of tackling urban challenges. Takween provides project planning, design, and implementation services to a range of local and international clients. Takween fields of interventions include integrated urban development and upgrading, heritage management and conservation, community development and mobilization, participatory design and planning, and construction activities.

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