Store Keeper – Dodola at Soufflet Malt Ethiopia Plc

Job Description


The Soufflet Group is a French family-owned business which is collecting and adding value to agricultural raw materials through industrial milling and malting among other activities. France’s top private cereal collector, the Group is also a major player in supplying inputs to farmers cultivating various field crops.

In malting, it is a front-rank world player on the malt market with 28 malt plants in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, located at the heart of the barley producing regions. Varietal selection, seed multiplication, choosing the best quality barley for its malt plants and the precision of its manufacturing process all enable it to produce the finest malt for its brewer customers.

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Soufflet has started its operation in Ethiopia in 2017 is now building a malt factory and is actively working on local malt barley sourcing. To support its development and ongoing operations, Soufflet is looking to hire a Warehouse Manager.


Core mission

The Store keeper is responsible check flows of raw materials, by-products, inputs from the suppliers to the Company’s warehouse and then organize the dispatch to the customers or to factory. To achieve his mission he needs to coordinate with different department (agronomy, procurement, finance) and is controlling barley collection centers and organizing daily labors for loading and unloading materials in/from the trucks, bagging, stacking. He/She verifies incoming deliveries for correct quantity, price and quality conducting quality analysis as per the Company Standards. He/she is responsible to follow quality service and complies with applicable procedures, rules and regulations. He/She verifies and reconciles delivery and packing slips to ensure daily stock reconciliation. Issuing store vouchers and proper record of stock movements.

Major responsibilities

  • Provides inputs to the development of warehouse management strategies,
  • Gathers and communicates all relevant information on the stock and its movement.
  • Propose the necessary stock documents that may be needed to register stock movement
  • Controls the warehouse and malt barley collection centers,
  • Controls the malt barley stock against all kind of damages,
  • Manages the malt barley and seeds receipts and dispatch to clients
  • Records all malt barley movements (receipts, dispatch/transfers, etc.), and keeps the documents in order,
  • Proposing the warehouse size and location in line with the commercial targets set by
  • Procurement Manager and Agronomy Manager,
  • Keeps record of stock cards,
  • Registering stocks or organizes the data for registration in the Company database,
  • Sends copies of all warehouse receipts, goods delivery notes, transfer vouchers and other necessary documents timely to the procurement manager,
  • Maintains the tractability within the warehouse managing stacks according to grades of barley
  • Submits regular reports on malt barley and agri-input stock movements, stock movements such as dispatches and receipts,
  • Keeps records of clients that supply malt barley to the company and the transporters with the quantities they transfer to the warehouse.


  • Based in Dodola, with travels to collection centers in Arsi, West Arsi and Bale

Job Requirements


  •  2-5 years’ experience in similar position;
  • Experience in agro commodities storage and warehousing is a plus;
  • Based in Adama travel at least 3 days per week to collections centers;
  • Capacity to organize and lead daily laborers;
  • Meticulous in planning and able to comply with SOP defined by the Company;
  • Capacity to report, retrieve, file documents to be able to reconcile stocks at all time;
  • Good computer skills
  • Fluency in English (oral and written) and Afan Oromo is an advantage

Deadline: November 21st 2019
CV and cover letter to be sent to with the title HRD_SME_STORE KEEPER

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