Warehouse Manager, Johannesburg

Last update 2024-07-14
Expires 2024-08-14
ID #2210565842
Warehouse Manager, Johannesburg
South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
Modified June 28, 2024


Overview A leading company in the pet industry, our client specializes in importing, warehousing, and distributing high-quality pet food and accessories throughout South Africa.

Serving a diverse range of customers including online retailers, veterinary clinics, and pet specialty stores, the company has been a trusted name for over 13 years.  Key Responsibilities Working Hours: Typically 08:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday.

Extended hours may be required, with a rotating schedule for lock-up duties in coordination with the Distribution Supervisor.

Qualifications: Preference for candidates with relevant qualifications.

Experience: Proven track record in warehouse management, with expertise in operating and serving as the Super-User of a Warehouse Management System (WMS).

Core Competencies and Duties Warehouse Operations: Receipt and Dispatch Areas: Structuring and managing processes.

Pick Face Management: Effective management of shelving, mid-tier racking, and heavy-duty racking.

Dispatch Staging: Ensuring quick and efficient loading of vehicles.

Root Cause Analysis: Investigating issues to improve pick and delivery accuracy.

Fleet Management: Optimizing vehicle use and efficiency.

Warehouse Management System (WMS): Act as the WMS custodian, understanding daily operations and system intricacies.

Continuous Improvement: Conduct thorough root cause analysis of picking or delivery failures to prevent recurrence.

Inbound Receipting: Manage all aspects of supplier order receipting, ensuring accuracy and correct putaway.

Oversee reverse logistics for customer returns and manage short-dated inventory for alternative sales channels.

Outbound Order Preparation: Oversee the picking, checking, staging, and dispatch of small customer orders and inter-branch transfers.

Distribution: Optimize fleet for last-mile delivery, increase on-time delivery, and reduce failed deliveries.

Understand routing and scheduling, ensure Proof of Delivery (POD) administration, and manage fleet costs.

People and Capacity Management: Foster strong team cohesion and performance.

Handle discipline and performance management.

Optimize the use of subcontractors to meet capacity requirements.

Metrics: Establish and monitor operational metrics to measure success against targets.

Health and Safety: Maintain a strong safety culture and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.

Act as the SHE Site Representative, ensuring all site compliance with health and safety standards.

Facility Management: Ensure the warehouse and office facilities are well-maintained and fit for purpose, including the operability of solar and backup systems.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Warehouse manager

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