Port Elizabeth - Qualifications : Grade 12 (Matric) Diploma / Certificate in Production or Logistics Management Experience : Experience and knowledge of the industry Ability to collect, analyse and use relevant information Ability to manage and motivate a workforce Ability to remain focused under pressure Computer literacy (MS Office) HR / IR Procedures Good all-round technical competence Job responsibilities : Control of Vehicle movement Ensuring all client’s requirements are met, including stock requirements Effective management of Admin, Workshop, Refrigeration, Yard and Estimating departments Planning of movement of work through the yard as per client requirements Ensuring yard space is used efficiently Daily shift planning and communication of shift plans Reconciling client’s bookings per vessel with stock on hand Arranging of pre-allocations and surveys Daily communication with clients Driving customer service Communication of company vision, mission and objectives to the team Effective team management Compliance with OHS Act and Regulations Daily inspections of forklifts Ensuring safety of yard surfaces Container stacks are secure Plant and equipment maintenance and safety Training and licensing Management of all staff records (time sheets, overtime, leave, etc.
Asset management (fixed and movable) Diesel and activity reports Ensure suitable operational procedures are in place Ensure Depot sustainability and profitability, whilst managing within agreed budgets Budget and management reporting Uphold ethical business practices and adhere to all contractual obligations Specific Requirements / Additional information Required skills : Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardised situations. Requires good eyesight for container identification and the checking of container stacks.
Must be able to travel to and from work during, and outside of, normal working hours.