WAREHOUSE AND LOGISTICS MANAGER – GABORONE 399 views

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Our client, an expanding FMCG company in Gaborone seeks to appoint a suitably experienced Individual as Warehouse and Logistics Manager.

Reporting to the Managing Director this position will primarily focus on transforming the multi-temp warehousing and logistics environment into one which Is world class in every aspect, culminating In the highest possible standards In customer service and efficiency.

Duties and responsibilities include:




  • Researching, motivating, introducing and maintaining a world-class Warehouse Management System into the Gaborone warehouse
  • Monitoring warehouse K.RI.’s such as warehouse utilization, late departures, late arrivals, late deliveries, conformance to service intervals etc
  • Controlling the warehouse fleet of vehicles
  • Contribute to developing the strategy for the business over a 5 -year period, considering structures and KPIs
  • Pioneering change and being a key figure in the implementation of best practices
  • Overseeing the supply and demand planning processes and creating accurate forecasts
  • Custodian of customer service to all customers
  • Implementation of a Fleet Logistics Optimizer program to improve distribution routing, scheduling, productivity and efficiency
  • Maintaining world-class image and housekeeping standards
  • Evaluating and designing of all stock control systems
  • Management of all stock related interactions with external suppliers
  • Management of “risk lists’
  • Managing the Warehouse. Logistics teams, and Customer services team providing training and guidance where needed
  • Full budgetary responsibility across the department
  • Manpower planning and management thereof of direct reports
  • Establishing and maintaining a set of safety standards
  • Elimination of waste and stock losses

 

Minimum Requirements:




  • Preferably 5 years’ relevant experience in an FMCG environment
  • Degree or Diploma in supply chain, logistics or similar
  • Experience working with perishable/short shelf life goods is essential
  • ERP (e.g. SAP. Sage etc.) experience would be ideal
  • KPI Driven with strong commercial vision
  • Hands-on management style
  • Customer focused attitude
  • Prepared to ‘roll up sleeves’ and work unusual hours when necessary
  • Hands-on problem-solving ability
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work overtime and on Saturdays and public holidays if required

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary. Please click on the following link to apply:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Applications closing date – 24 February 2019.

Only applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.




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