DC Outbound Manager - Midrand
Dis-Chem Pharmacies
Midrand, Gauteng, ZA
4d ago
source : Careers24

Dis-Chem Pharmacies in Midrand has an opportunity available for a DC Outbound Assistant Manager to join the team. The main purpose of this role will be to achieve operational excellence within the Dis-Chem Distribution Centres, by performing a management function through directing and coordinating the operation of the outbound function.

  • Minimum Requirements Essential : Grade 12 / Matric* Relevant Degree / Diploma in Logistics or Supply Chain Management.* Minimum 5 Years relevant experience in Distribution, Logistics or Supply Chain Environment.
  • Advantageous : Relevant experience in the field of Logistics / Supply Chain Management.* Experience in the Retail / Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Experience with SAP, EWM or other ERP systems.
  • Job Specification Ensure that the system is monitored, cleaned up by using the management tools, available on SAP EWM.* Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximise operational efficiencies.
  • Ensure that customer orders and jabs are managed daily and that wave item clearing is maintained with no orders in excess of 48 hours.
  • Assist with implementation and optimization of new projects related to improving the efficiency of operations.* Ensure that all resources, including electronic equipment and materials handling equipment is maintained and in safe operating conditions.
  • Ensure that all orders are distributed as per Dis-Chem standard operating procedures.* Ensure that resources and queues are monitored and optimised as per operational requirements.
  • Ensure optimal planning and forecasting of department resources to meet the day-to-day strategic objectives.* Develop and Implement solutions for addressing large seasonal shipments or unusual / special packaging.
  • Manage shelf life to ensure no short dated and / or expired stock is dispatch to customers.* Analyse and interpret all potential departmental shrinkage indicators and act accordingly.
  • Ensure effective management and adherence to GWP, SHE program and OHS act.* Effective and efficient resolution and communication of internal and external customer day-to-day queries.
  • Ensure that all deliveries are delivered in full, on time and to the correct customer.* Prevent and act on security or risk issues and ensure that risks are dealt with proactively.
  • Identify supplier issues that impact required financial objectives and address them at the appropriate level internally and externally.
  • Develop an environment that creates, maintains or improves the ability to carry out work related obligations. *Competencies Essential : Knowledge of Transportation Principles and Methods, Material Handling Standards, Administration and Management, Supply Chain and Personnel and Human Resources Management* Have knowledge of the business measures and targets, directly related to own role* English Read, write and speak* Trustworthy and Honest* Takes accountability for own actions* Have knowledge and understand consequential impacts of decisions made* Analytical thinking* Be able to read and analyse financial reports* Time management, deadline driven and attention to detail* Demonstrates personal initiative.
  • Development of self and subordinates* Ability to work under pressure* Special conditions of employment : South African or valid work permit* MIE, clear criminal and credit* Drivers license and / or own reliable transport* Be able to work any shift i.

    e. day, night, weekends, holidays and overtime as per business and operational requirements. *Remuneration and benefits : Market related salary* Medical aid* Provident fund* Staff account *ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.


    Dis-Chems approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chems Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy.

    Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.*

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