A well-established and highly successful company in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town is currently in need of a Warehouse Manager.The company was already founded in 1996.The company is a leading frozen dough & confectionery manufacturer.The company provides high quality products to areas where it was not readily available and provides products to more than 3000 bakeries countrywide.
About the position & the ideal candidate:
This position is suitable for a very energetic person who is good at working with people and systems.The suitable person has to be a hard worker with innovative ideas as to how to manage a Warehouse & Distribution Department effectively.The suitable person must enjoy working with people and must be a leader in his/her field of expertise.The suitable person must also be able to manage a large Warehouse & Distribution Department in a Cold Chain Environment.
The key duties/responsibilities of this position include:
Stock Management throughout all processes of goods receiving, bin location maintenance, dispatch of goods, reverse logistics activities, recalls and waste management.
Implement and maintain procedures and control systems minimizing the risk of loss or waste throughout all warehousing and dispatch related activities.
Workflow Management by effective planning and placement of staff and other resources, delegation of tasks and managing exceptions and delays.
Communication and liaising with internal and external manufacturers, planning team, contractors, the field operations manager and distribution controllers and agents.
Coordinate, plan and manage all warehouse related activities in a manner that does not adversely affect any of the production or operational activities.
Coordinate and plan the maintenance and general housekeeping of infrastructure and equipment.
Maintain and ensure adherence to occupational and food safety systems.
Management of staff including all matters relating to career development, workplace conduct and discipline, occupational health and safety as well as all staff issued equipment.
Managing the departmental expense budget.
Establishing, managing and reporting key performance measurements relating to pre-determined success indicators.