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.
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
â Inventory management.
â Client, partner and supplier relationship management and influence.
â Operational Risk Management including Health, Safety and Security.
â Commercial Acumen.