Warehouse Manager
Boksburg, Gauteng
3d ago

Xylem ˈzīləm

  • 1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
  • 2) a leading global water technology company.

    Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used.

    Our international team is unified in a common purpose : creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges.

    We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

    Xylem Water Solutions SA seeks to appoint a Warehouse Manager, to be established in Johannesburg, South Africa

  • The purpose of this position is to provide materials, equipment, and supplies by directing receiving, warehousing, and distribution services;
  • as well as supervising staff

    Warehouse Management

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Manage the warehouse and achieve the KPIs set so as to ensure that it meets its mandate
  • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Inventory Management

  • Inventory Management in alignment with ERP system through
  • Implementation and monitoring of stock in order to minimize / prevent shrinkages
  • To oversee and ensure control and receipt of stock and all appropriate documentation
  • To ensure that all stock is correctly stored and retrieved
  • Realtime stock updates on the ERP system
  • To manage stock takes
  • Fleet management

  • Fleet management of the company fleet and management fleet providers
  • Coordinate with fleet providers, SANRAL and other service providers etc maintenance, insurance
  • Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining stock movement and consolidations.
  • Inbound and Outbound Shipments

  • Ensure goods receiving is done in a timeous manner
  • Maintain real time stock movements in ERP system
  • Communicate with third party logistics providers to ensure timeous shipments
  • Oversee the packaging of exports and local deliveries
  • Ensure no damage and or shortages when loading of all outgoing consignments
  • Document photographic proof when crating for freighting in accordance within procedures
  • Safety and Quality

  • Maintain a safe working environment by ensuring the team comply with Statutory Law, Health and Safety standards, Company Policy and the Safe Operation of Machine and Handling Equipment
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols
  • Other Responsibilities

  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications; establishing personal network.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • 3 to 5 years experience in Middle Management and / or Warehousing Management
  • Tertiary qualification in Warehousing / Purchasing / Procurement or equivalent
  • Must have own car and drivers’ licence (Code 10)
  • Sound knowledge in a Warehousing environment.
  • Experience using Scala or SAP
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft package, Internet)
  • Good people skills.
  • Self driven, ambitious and motivated.
  • Be 100% focused on customer service.

  • Supervision,
  • Developing Budgets,
  • Safety Management, Developing Standards,
  • Managing Processes, Surveillance Skills, Inventory Control,
  • Reporting Skills,
  • Analyzing Information ,
  • Equipment Maintenance,
  • Good Judgment
  • Should you be interested in the position and meet the minimum requirements please apply on our careers site.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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