Warehouse Officer – Issuing Undercover and Issuing yard at Lumwana Mine June, 2018

Warehouse Officer x 2

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to: Senior Warehouse Officer


Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for experienced and qualified individuals to be considered for the position of Warehouse Officers – Issuing Undercover and Issuing Yard


Role Summary


Reporting to the Senior Warehouse Officer. Your duties will include but not limited to the following;




  • Assist as Key contact for all warehousing issuing functions for all LMC storage areas. This includes and is not limited to security issues, housekeeping standards and any queries arising from area of responsibility.
  • Assist the Senior Warehouse Officer to Manage all status of sales orders as per set targets and ensure any stock request discrepancies from area of responsibility are not only communicated to end users in time but also investigated and resolved in time to ensure high system integrity.
  • Assist to ensure applicable company policies, procedures, standards and instructions are appropriately followed by subordinates and suggest amendment as and when necessary.
  • Work with other line supervisors from other sections and within Supply to ensure day to day warehousing activities of LMC mine run effectively, efficiently and achieve high customer service level agreements.
  • Assist the Senior Warehouse Officer to Provide parts information and alternative parts possibilities to customers for possible stock description improvements.
  • Undertake regular audits to ensure subordinates adhere to issuing instructions.
  • Provide efficient and timely service to customers to meet or exceed the needs of the business.
  • Assist the Senior Warehouse Officer to Monitor customer satisfaction and be able to propose corrective actions for improved high customer service.
  • Assist in cyclic stock takes in area of responsibility. Ensure stock take variances arising from area of responsibility are followed up and close in time as per stock take procedure
  • Ensure appropriate storage and correct labelling in areas of responsibility.
  • Contribute to the achievement of Corporate and internal targets such as Inventory Accuracy, HIT rate and Fill rate
  • Contribute positively towards departmental continuous and critical initiative plans
  • Assist team and customers on matters of standardization, duplication and alternatives related parts held in stock.
  • Work closely with all sections in the P2P cycle to close ant existing gaps.
  • Assist Senior Warehouse Officer-Issuing Yard with the Supervision and take responsibility for safe, secure and proper handling of all materials in storage area of responsibility in accordance with legal requirements and best practices.
  • Assist in the investigation and close out of warehouse incidents.


Experience & Qualifications

  • Grade 12 full school Certificate
  • Minimum Advanced Certificate in Warehouse and Inventory.
  • Significance 3 years’ experience in Warehouse Management and Supervision, preferably in the Mining environment.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of warehouse management principles and practice.
  • Experience in the use of ERP recognized Systems such as PRONTO.
  • Member of CIPS/ZIPS and valid practicing license


Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

If you meet the requirements, submit your online application by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’.

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.


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