Warehouse and Distribution Manager

Full time Express Cape Town in Automotive Jobs
  • Post Date: March 15, 2021
  • Apply Before : April 30, 2021
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Diploma

Job Description

Our client, based in Cape Town, is the leading automotive battery manufacturer and distributor in South Africa. They are looking for a Warehouse and Distribution Manager to join their team. 

 

Purpose of the Job: 

To ensure operational efficiencies and optimization levels are achieved in the warehouse and distribution environment whilst maintaining alignment with business operations.

 

Minimum Requirements: 

 

  • Matric
  • Diploma in Warehouse Management / Distribution / Logistics (NQF 6) (Minimum)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Warehouse Management / Distribution / Logistics (NQF 7)- Advantageous
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office Suite; other relevant discipline-specific software programs)
  • Knowledge of Warehousing and Distribution processes and procedures
  • Communication skills (both verbal and written)

 

Experience: 

 

  • 5 years’ experience in Warehouse or Distribution / Logistics in a Manufacturing environment of which:
  • Up to 3 years’ should be at Supervisory level 

 

Key Results Areas: 

 

Warehouse and distribution management 

 

  • Contributes to creating and recommending strategic plans and reviews in order to achieve operational objectives.
  • Ensure an efficient warehouse operation which is able to fulfil operational and customer demand.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and monitor the receipt, packing, storage and dispatch of goods.
  • Ensure efficient and effective planning/ packing of export goods.
  • Ensure inventories are accurate and control inventory levels by ensuring physical counts are conducted and reconciled with an automated system utilising help of the warehouse team.
  • Ensure the relevance and accuracy of all documentation relating to goods out.
  • Prepare the shipments and work schedules of warehouse employees.
  • Ensure efficient and effective use of warehouse space to include layout and future capacity requirements.
  • Ensure any hazardous materials are stored in accordance with requirements.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain high standards of security in the warehouse by setting security procedures.
  • Ensure effective management of the labelling machine.
  • Continuously liaise with partners in terms of daily planning and deliveries.

 

Stock management and control

 

  • Oversee all stock receipts onto the system.
  • Investigate stock variances and recommend rectification plans.

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Compliance

 

  • Operates within controls and procedures in order to ensure the integrity of the client.
  • Identifies and monitors risks within own department and area of responsibility.
  • Assists in the maintenance of a risk register, report discrepancies or areas of concern to management.
  • Ensures compliance with all relevant regulations and policy frameworks to prevent fruitless, wasteful and irregular expenditure.
  • Provide a safe working environment, adhering to Health, Safety and Environmental procedures and ensuring they are understood and practiced by the team at all times.
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations.

 

Customer Service Management

 

  • Maintains effective working relationships with customers (both internal and external) towards rendering highest quality of services.
  • Represents the client in meetings with relevant stakeholders.
  • Identifies and solves problems creatively whilst demonstrating a high level of integrity in line with the client’s core values.
  • Reports to Management on internal stakeholder related matters.

 

Staff supervision

 

  • Ensures that all employees have signed performance agreements.
  • Monitors and measures performance quarterly by conducting employee appraisals.
  • In collaboration with HR, identify staff performance objectives, potential areas of development and action plans where necessary.
  • Ensures ongoing training and development of employees.
  • Addresses employee relations matters fairly and promptly.

 

Cost and financial control

 

  • Contributes to the budget preparation process.
  • Promotes and communicates the effective, efficient, economical and transparent use of financial and other resources.
  • Monitors and controls expenditure against budget and ensures spending occurs within budgetary limits and the clients financial guidelines, report deviations to direct Manager.
  • Explores opportunities to control and reduce costs.

 

The client’s values: 

 

  • Honesty and Integrity.
  • Mutual Respect, Trust and Dignity.
  • Openness and Transparency.
  • Participation, Co-operation and Teamwork.
  • Performance and Accountability.
  • Passion and Commitment.

 

Personal Attributes: 

 

  • Proactive
  • Action-oriented
  • Problem Solving and Analytical skills
  • Flexibility
  • Planning and Organising
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Customer Focused
  • Resilient

 

If you would like to apply please complete the following form: https://forms.gle/mUNvhZs9DQVyvr2z7

Mo can serve as your contact for this position, as well as many others in our area. Take the first step toward your success. Apply with Express today!

 

http://www.expresspros.co.za/cape-town/

 

We are located at:

 

Unit 18, T2 Building, Gants Plaza, 

Gerber Boulevard, Strand, 

7140

Office: 021 111 0656

Need more information about this job?

Contact Mo our Recruitment Coordinator at 021 111 0656, or by email Monique.hollis@expresspros.co.za