Manager, Inventory - DSV, Pretoria

  • Pretoria
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by DSV on Friday, October 18, 2019
  • Reference: 24111
  • Apply before Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: DSV


Management Planning & maintenance of all bin locations according to material master sheet ensuring stock is accurately stored by storage unit types, movement indicators and utilization of maximum 85%.



  • Knowledge about Inbound, Cycle-Count, Outbound and Return processes & workflows
  • Experience in investigating and troubleshooting of stock discrepancies
  • Must be able to do all supervisory functions (Planning; Organizing; Directing; Controlling; Monitoring) independently.
  • Must be able to meet customer expectations and ensure compliance with Policies; Regulations; WI’s and work demand.
  • Must be able to work under constant pressure
  • Experience in warehousing.
  • Stock control and storekeeping experience.
  • Knowledge and experience ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 and Continuous Improvement Processes and Risk Management.
  • Control the risks associated with inventory.
  • Monitor and correct the inadequate or inappropriate inventory, to meet the demands of sales e.g. stock shortage.
  • Action the high inventory levels e.g. FIFO, Obsolete and Slow moving stock, on client request.
  • Manage and correct inventory movement records.
  • Control the security over inventory which could result in loss, theft or misappropriation, etc.
  • Plan and implement cycle counts, ABC analysis counting and various other processes in line with the KPI and contractual obligations.
  • Control, action, investigate and complete CAPA document’s if need be, this includes but is not limited to nil picks, error percentages, KPI requirements, etc.
  • Ensure Material Master and bin master is maintained, updated and actioned as required.
  • Control, quarantined and damaged stock, this includes inspections, scrapping processes, etc.
  • Ensure inventory processes are followed in operations and admin
  • Create and maintain various reports in line with KPI and contractual obligations.
  • Adherence to HSE compliance and responsibilities
  • Managing and improving productivity and efficiency gains throughout product realization flow
  • Adherence to tasks not stipulated in job profile i.e. audit compliance, adhoc duties due to operational requirements.
  • Advanced planning abilities
  • High work rate and attention to detail
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Must demonstrate initiative.
  • Required to be self-motivated, committed and able to work under pressure.
  • Must be conscientious about meeting deadlines.

Candidate Requirements

Tertiary Qualification(s) - Inventory management Diploma or Similar - Advantageous


Computer Literacy Level - Advanced


Additional Computer Skills:

  • Knowledge on VIPS, PULS, SAP or similar WMS
  • Experience in Warehouse Management Systems
  • Intermediate - Advance knowledge in Excel (Analytical Data analysis and reporting)
  • Bin Slotting Experience 


Job-related Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Client liaison, general reports including KPI’s, daily stats, document control in a warehouse environment.
  • Experience in stock control and investigation (systems & physical)
  • Experience in a warehouse – operations environment
  • Experience with KPI’ reporting and on time submitting 
  • Experience in Productivity control and realizing efficiency gains within a supply chain environment
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We want to be a leading global supplier, fulfilling the customer needs for transport and logistics services, targeting extensive growth and being among the most profitable in our industry. This way we are able to set the pace and direction of our own development while being an attractive business partner.


Truly global
We’ll give you 43,000 colleagues in 80 countries all over the world. We’re a global family.

We’ll encourage you to act as if DSV was your own business. Our local branches work very autonomously and decisions are made close to the customer. This is what makes us unique, agile, and strong.

You’ll join a group of highly dedicated people who strive to improve every day. If you like a challenge and a constantly changing environment then join us.

Our DSV academy will give you access to knowledge and training which will allow you to grow and influence the path of your career. We want you to realise your potential and reach your career goals.

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You’ll be part of a genuinely fast-growing company. We started our journey in 1976, and since then we have expanded our market share immensely. But we have only just begun – the most exciting time to join DSV is now!

Glocal career development
You’ll have access to a massive network of possibilities. We build inspiring careers locally and internationally.

Informal environment
You’ll be part of a dynamic and informal environment, where people speak their minds. This allows us to move fast, stay ahead and face challenges head-on. This is the DSV way.

We’ll empower you to make a difference. We believe that people do great things, when they are given the opportunity and support they need to succeed. We trust in people.

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