takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for highly talented people to join our Cape Town Warehouse team.
We need committed people who want to deliver a great service to our customers, get involved in interesting and inspiring challenges and shape the face of e-commerce in Africa.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
The DC Champion reports to the applicable Manager and you may or may not have direct reports, depending on the size of the business at the time of employment.
In this role, you will :
Ensure that the stock recovery department is well organised and controlled to sufficiently support production and the goals of the business
Implement improvement processes and maintain procedures and systems to minimise costs and maximize working capital
Ensuring all work areas are clean and tidy and safe for staff to work in
Ensure that the Stock Recovery Guideline is strictly adhered to, from the time the recovery stock arrives in the dedicated areas in the warehouse.
Give feedback to Returns and Inventory department when recovery stock doesn’t adhere to returns and damaged inventory policies.
Checking and confirming that the quantities correlates to what was received from Inventory and Returns.
Oversee tracking of pickup requests in cases of bulk stock sales.
Oversee that stock is accurately placed in designated areas for ongoing projects
Produce daily reports to ensure key critical areas of the stock recovery process are controlled
Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved
Assist and train the team to achieve optimal productivity results
Ensure that all the documents related to customers are removed from recovered stock, prior to put-away.
Ensure that all products are evaluated, quality checked, match the system information and are stored appropriately
Check if the products can be resold and prepare them for put-away back into stock into a new location
In some cases, pack the products and send them to the Returns department to send back to the supplier
Carefully check all the products and make sure that all the data are correct and correspond to the real products
Solve all the issues related to the discrepancies between the received and the stored stock
Collaborate with the warehouse managers and supervisors in order to perform detailed inventories.
Qualifications and Attributes :
Matric or equal qualification
Ideally possessing a relevant professional qualification and / or suitable background experience (at least 8 years) in inventory management / purchasing
Have a detailed understanding of inventory control / warehouse management systems
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for a demanding and customer focused working environment.
Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills in accordance with modern best practice methods.
Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.
Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.
Good team player, hard worker, willing to be flexible with a positive attitude
Must be able to work as part of a multi-cultural team
Shift work as per agreed roster
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :
is respectful but forthright
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial , thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
is curious and challenge the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com
thinks like an owner of the business
is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING
If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!
Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.