Contract Logtistics Manager - Warehousing
PDS Consulting
East London, South Africa
18h ago
source : Executive Placements

Strategic role in dealing with planning, administration and general Contract Logistics. Knowledge of Sea / Air / Road Freight - Strong Warehouse Experience.

management of the site.

â Meeting the commercial objectives of the Contract Logistics division, be it sales, new

business development and / or supporting sales and the servicing team with tenders and


â Motivating, organising and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure set

productivity targets are met.

â Manage P&L, site budget and forecasts to meet financial targets as set and agreed with

the board of management.

â Manage and drive day to day personnels performance, operational culture, customer

expectations and experience to meet contractual SLA / KPI.

â Engage with staff positively with the regular support of Company s HRBPs (Human

Resources Business Partners) to a high level of Operational excellence, ensuring business

disruption or downtime is avoided at all costs.

â Training staff and monitoring their performance and progress.

â Communicating with other departments, staff groups and customers.

â Overseeing stock control, Invoicing as well as the processing of JIT / JIS orders.

â Ensuring that quality, delivery and budget objectives are met within the Logistics


â Carrying out responsibilities for the use of automated and computerised systems - WMS.

â Responding timely to and dealing with customer communication by email, telephone and

on a regular face to face basis.

â Keeping Inventory control systems up to date and planning future capacity requirements.

â Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and

submitting those to Corporate HO specific to CL.

â Briefing team leaders on the opportunities and / or challenges for that day.

â Visiting and engaging actively with customers to monitor the quality of service they are


â Utilising the Company s X-site program, ensure the health & safety, housekeeping,

cleanliness, environment and security of the warehousing environment.

â Oversee and continually monitor the planned maintenance of relevant vehicles, machinery,

equipment and site infrastructure.

Minimum 10 - 15 years in warehouse management, logistics operations, material handling

and inventory control, with a firm contact to existing and new customer opportunities.

â Post Matric qualification in any of the following : Warehouse Management, Logistics, Supply

Chain Management, Procurement and Inventory control.

â Relevant degree advantageous.

Leadership skills.

â Communication and Collaboration skills.

â Computer skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office and WMSs.

â Drive and deliver results.

â Good interpersonal and communication skills.

â Ability to interact with clients and colleagues and reconcile accounts.

â Deep knowledge of logistics management specifically warehousing, transporting and

logistics accounting.

â Inventory management.

â Client, partner and supplier relationship management and influence.

â Operational Risk Management including Health, Safety and Security.

â Commercial Acumen.

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