Supervisor, Operations, Solutions - DSV, Port Elizabeth

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by DSV on Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Reference: 24312
  • Apply before Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 35 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: DSV






  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Leading a team in warehouseing and operations in an Automotive environment. 
  • Experience in leading teams in warehouseing, receiving and general operations.
  • Advanced Excel skills and a solid grasp on Microsoft applications is an absolute requirement.

Candidate Requirements


To manage the day to day operations at the client's CKD unboxing area and receiving operations at the container pad.



A  MAINTAIN COMMUNICATIONS: To enhance a 2-way communication process within the team. 
1. Communicate information obtained from the Branch Manager.
2. Keep Branch Manager informed on problems or concerns 
3. Communicate the goals/objectives to the team members 
4. Communicate defects to other teams/sections (feedback on quality, 
 safety, etc.) 
5. Maintain high morale through continuous communications 
6. Solicit input from team members 
7. Maintain high morale and team spirit through continuous coaching 


B. SUGGESTIONS: Encourage and solicit suggestions that the team members can do on their own. 
1. Encourage team members to submit improvement proposals 


C.    TRAINING: To enable personal growth by organizing training for all team members. 
1. Master all jobs in the team to relieve, train and assist the team members using the JIT method 
2. Train the team members to become multi-skilled workers according to the flexibility chart 
3. Record and maintain the flexibility chart of the team 
4. Give job instruction training to all newcomers in the team


D. ATTENDANCE: To create an environment where attendance is seen as essential for the team performance. 
1. Cover all absenteeism whenever needed in team.
2. Inform Branch Manager if absentee coverage cannot be resolved within the team 
3. Motivate team members for attendance 


E. PERFORMANCE SUPPORT: To create a positive and constructive climate by coaching and supporting the team members. 
1. Monitor performance of team members, coach/retrain where necessary 
2. Assist in eliminating problem operations and bottlenecks 
3. Be aware of health conditions of team members 
4. Give positive feedback on performance issues to team members 
5. Give input to the Branch Manager with regard to performance evaluations


F. TEAM MEETINGS: To enhance a 2-way communication process within the team. 
1. Prepare the agenda of the meeting and solicit input from Branch Manager and team members 
2. Conduct the meeting 
3. Inform the Branch Manager about the outcome of the meeting 
4. Follow-up on items discussed during the meeting 


G. JOB ROTATION: To create flexibility and personal growth by organizing job rotation. 
1. Ensure that the job rotation amongst team members balances ergonomically challenging jobs with those that are physically less 
2. Train team members in order to gain flexibility for job rotation 
3. Maintain a record of rotation

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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.

We grow together
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.

We have a number of different divisions within South Africa with various areas of specialisation : DSV Healthcare, DSV Mounties, DSV Distribution, DSV Contract Logistics, DSV Road, DSV Air & Sea