Warehouse Manager, Lanseria – Ref: 1026839-145


Ref: 1026839-145

Job Description:

Bring your relevant qualification and experience and join this newly created role for a new facility in Lanseria which is a new state-of-the-art H/Q where they have consolidated 5 plants into 1.

Position details:
Type: Permanent
Primary purpose: To manage the warehouse, ensuring proper process execution, accurate inventory and a safe and clean warehouse environment.
Main responsibilities:
Stock management
o Defining the way how goods are stored to achieve maximum warehouse utilization.
o Continuously optimizing the warehouse layout to improve the flow of the goods.
o Identifying non-turning pallets and initiate corresponding measures.

Ensuring accurate inventory
o Ensure proper execution of standard warehouse processes (storage, consolidation, shipping and receiving) and exception handling.
o Organizing warehouse inventory takings .

Maintaining the proper state of the warehouse
o Manage technical equipment and warehouse infrastructure and suppliers.
o Maximize availability of technical equipment and warehouse infrastructue by monitoring maintenance plans.
o Taking appropriate steps should damages happen.
o Schedules pickup, deliveries and repairs for vendors to ensure a smooth operating warehouse (i.e. waste, fuel, forklift, equipment, etc.).
o Ensure a clean state in the warehouse.
o Ensure HSE compliance in the warehouse.

As Warehouse Manager
Leading the Team
o Supervising warehouse associates and ensuring most efficient teamworks possible.
o Assessing training needs of staff and ensuring execution of training.
o Organizing of shift staffing.
o Organizing of external staff to cover absences and workload peaks.
o Ensuring all employees understand and follow company policies and procedures.

Warehouse optimization
o Analyzing optimization potentials.
o Get quotations from and negotiate with suppliers.

Represent warehouse interests
Budget and Controlling
o Determine investment needs (new or replacement).
o Define and initiate measures based on target performance comparison and interpretation of available KPIs.

Invoice checking
The position description is not all inclusive and I may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Location (country, city): Lanseria, Johannesburg

Job Qualification & Experience:

2-year Degree (Associate) in related field or equivalent
Min. 3-5 years of experience in warehousing/supply management
Supervisory experience required, preferably in warehousing
Certified forklift driver and/or trainer
Very good computer skills
Excellent organizational skills
Safety awareness and quality consciousness

Company Description:

Global leader in the plastic packaging solutions industry

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Warehouse Manager, Lanseria – Ref: 1026839-145

Warehouse Manager

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