Depot Manager - LPG Industry (Mthatha) - Drake International, Eastern Cape

  • Eastern Cape
  • Salary: Market Related (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining
  • Posted by Drake International on Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Reference: 898993
  • Apply before Monday, March 11, 2019 - 22 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Drake International


Health, Safety, Environment and Quality:

Conduct proper and timely risk assessment for all risks to health and safety and implement measures to mitigate the identified risks.

Manage the upkeep and conditions of all equipment through thorough pre-use, daily, weekly and monthly inspections.

Prepare and submit timely all HSEQ related reporting.

Conduct daily, weekly and monthly Safety meetings and record all minutes.

Manage health and safety, security, emergency systems/procedures, protective clothing requirements and incidents reporting according to company policies and relevant regulations.

Manage a safe workplace with minimum risk to health.

Integrity role for depot management:

Initiate meetings with the relevant staff on the depot regarding safety barriers

Realization of the integrity checks based on the guide of constraints

Downgrade modes requirements and put in place validated downgrade modes safety critical barriers

Achieving Profit for Depot through the following means:

Achieve budgeted volumes

Coordinate daily logistics and ensure cost effective transport

Manage and control depot budgeted Operating expenditure


Being responsible and maintain stock at site effectively by investigating and reporting variances timely

Being responsible for submitting weekly the credit control report

Being responsible that cash at site is managed well and safe guarded at all times.

Being responsible that all controls for stock and cash management are in place always.


Submit timely all the reports listed on the reporting deadline schedule

Monitor and report on any other activities and provide relevant information to management


Manage, motivate, train and develop staff according to company policies and ensure that HR procedures are followed.

Liaise with other depot managers and departments so as to understand all necessary aspects of the depot and company.

Liaise with external agencies and authorities as and when necessary (contractors, health and safety inspectors, fire department, police, etc.)

Attend meetings with staff, customers and relevant stakeholders to inform, negotiate and obtain information for long lasting relationships.


Engineering or Supply Chain Management Qualification (Desired but not a Requirement) with excellent academic degrees.

A minimum of five years working experience in relevant responsibilities

A good knowledge of relevant legislation that impacts on LPG distribution and installations for example OHS-Act, HAZCHEM and relevant SABS regulations

Excellent Knowledge of Industrial Relations

Excellent Knowledge of SAP

Advanced level micro-soft office proficiency

Experience in producing and submitting quality reports as required

Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Good leader qualities

Strong problem solving, planning, organizing and decision making skills

High personal INTEGRITY and trustworthiness and reliability


Attend on - going training and develop relevant knowledge and personal skills as provided by the company

Any other activity instructed to perform.

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