Jobs in Tanzania at AB InBev: Inventory Analyst

Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training & development.

The key purpose of this role is the management of all Container (cont) returnables & Finished Goods (FG) within the logistics supply chain, ensuring quality availability for T1 plan returns in compliance of all inventory governance processes & controls. All physical movement of inventory is correctly reflected in SAP, inventory differences investigated, resolved & reported.

Key outputs and responsibilities:

Returnable Container Availability

•Returnable containers available to meet T1 plans

•Adherence to TI returnable empties plan

•RTI targets met – T2 Customer RTI analysis conducted, gaps identified & action plans implemented with CXC, T2 planning & Distribution team

•Sorting Guideline adherence & targets met – Sorting resources planned, trained & quality bottle sorting performed

•Random bottle sorting inspection performed daily, gaps identified & action plans implemented

•MBFU surveys captured daily (ONLINE System), survey gaps results with actions communicated to source DCs, POCs & T2 drivers, follow-up on actions & progress with escalation to RLMs

FG Quality Management

•FG Inventory quality fundamental standards are adhered to as per DPO & VPO requirements

•FG Inventory accurately blocked in SAP with physical blocking mechanism in place as per VPO/DPO standards for quality related & obsolescence stock

•Ensure compliance to the freshness & rotation policy as per VPO & DPO standards

•Inventory count are recorded accurately with quantities & BBD x SKU& bin cards clearly displayed as per DPO & VPO standards

•Inventory concession policy applied & approved as per VPO product age standards

•FG Inventory accurately blocked in SAP with physical blocking mechanism in place as per VPO/DPO standards for quality related & obsolescence stock

•All FG salvages are re-packed as per VPO & DPO standards

•All obsolescence stock are decanted as per standard policy & procedure

•Inventory Management

•Independent inventory counts conducted on all returnable containers & reconciled to SAP inventory. Inventory count differences identified, investigated, resolved & reported

•Un-resolved inventory count differences escalated to BLM / DCLM & RLM with commentary & action plans

•All physical movements of containers are transacted in SAP accurately. T1 & T2 movements, write-off’s are verified against signed-off documentation & gate sheets

•Container breakages, MBFU & salvages are processed in SAP accurately

•All open shipments for T1 & T2 are reviewed & resolved

•All container claims are processed timeously with signed-off backup documentation & SAB re-imbursed

•POC & T2 driver route settlement corrections reviewed, approved & signed-off

•Foreign glass sorted by competitor, isolated with relevant identification & transacted in SAP with correct material code

•Competitor container-bottle swap process in place & executed, transaction processes in SAP

•Governance and Risk

•All Documentation signed-off by relevant persons, filed & securely stored as per Inventory Control Policy – Inventory stock packs, T1 & T2 shipment packs, gate register, etc

•Security cameras in key points on site & random verification conducted


•Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Engineering, Commercial, Supply Chain, Logistics or Sciences

•2-3 years’ experience in a Stock Control environment

•MS Office proficiency

•Attention to detail

•High level of accuracy

•Ability to manage self

•Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities

•Sound knowledge of the SAP R3 system

•Good verbal ability and communication skills

•High levels of Integrity and ethics

Additional Information:

AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality. Internal applicants require Line manager approval. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than 25 April 2022.


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