Warehouse & Distribution Manager
2022-08-01 - 2022-10-30
Logistics, Warehouse & Freight
Eastern Cape, Gqeberha
Negotiable - Negotiable Monthly Cost To Company (Market related)
Our client in the automotive sector has an opportunity available for a Warehouse & Distribution Manager to be based at their operations in Gqeberha.
  • Contributes to creating and recommending strategic plans and reviews in order to achieve operational objectives.
  • Ensure an efficient warehouse operation which can 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 automated system utilising help of the warehouse team.
  • Initiate perpetual stock counts during the course of the month.
  • 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 requirement.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain high standards of security in the warehouse by setting security procedures.
  • Ensure effective management of labelling done manually.
  • Continuously liaise with partner in terms of daily planning and deliveries.
  • Oversee the reverse logistics operation.
Stock Management and Control:
  • Oversee all stock receipts onto the system.
  • Investigate stock variances and recommend rectification plan.
  • Operates within controls and procedures in order to ensure the integrity of the company.
  • 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.
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations.
Customer Service:
  • Maintains effective working relationships with customers (both internal and external) towards rendering highest quality of services.
  • Represents company in meetings with relevant stakeholders.
  • 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 company financial guidelines, report deviations to direct Manager.
  • Explores opportunities to control and reduce costs.
  • Matric (Grade 12)
  • Diploma in Warehouse Management / Distribution / Logistics (NQF 6)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Warehouse Management / Distribution / Logistics (NQF 7)- advantageous
  • Proven 5 years’ experience in Warehouse or Distribution / Logistics in a manufacturing/retail environment of which up to 3 years should be at Supervisory level
For more information please contact:
Chane Tessner