Operations Supervisor
Federal-Mogul Motorparts
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
8d ago


Job Title : Operations Supervisor

Location Name : City West, Johannesburg

Country : South Africa

Business Unit : Motorparts

Department : Warehouse

Reports to : Distribution Centre Manager

Primary Purpose(s) of Position :

Supervises the work of warehouse personnel, general receiving, binning, storage, stacking, picking, packing of finished products and packaging of materials, assembly duties and inventory management.

Ensures that FM warehouse procedures are followed in executing all the functions above and that all stock movements are correctly controlled and recorded.

Ensures good housekeeping and security within the warehouse. Ensure that all Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures and policies are

observed at all times. Ensures warehouse equipment is maintained as per Policy. Manage costs that are within his / her control, and ensures that warehouse resources are sufficient for the operation at all times.

Develops and maintains warehouse reports.

Responsibilities : Operational Requirements

Operational Requirements

Ensures that receiving function is managed according to FM policies and agreed procedures

Pre-receiving documentation is received in time

Stock received has been quality checked

Binning takes place within 24 hours of receipt

Vendor Score cards is completed per shipment

Row counting is completed

Bin consolidation and is continuously practiced

Ensures that Dispatch functions are managed according to FM policies and agreed procedures.

Daily picks are released per delivery day requirements

Picking rates meet agreed standards / targets

Checking is 100% accurate

All daily orders are completed accordingly

Ensures that deliveries have been received by the customers On Time and in Full, with POD daily monitored

Ensures that weekly / monthly and annual objectives and targets are met

Daily / weekly / monthly reports completed and published accordingly

Financial Management

Ensures that he / she understands the DC budget in details and can account for every budget line.

Reviews & analyse daily / weekly / monthly and yearly expenditure to ensure that all are in line with the budget. All variances can be accounted for.

People Management

Objectives and targets are communicated clearly to all members of his / her team

Ensures that every employee in his / her team fully comprehends annual goals and objectives as well as daily

weekly / monthly targets.

Ensures that every employee has a development plan or at least has been given an opportunity to engage in


Ensures that employee leave is planned in advance to ensure business continuity, and that employees take

sufficient leave each year.

Manage employee relations including discipline and attendance.

Resource and Equipment Management

Ensures that required resources are planned and procured accordingly for the day to day

running of the business.

Packaging Material (Boxes, Lids, Tapes, Pallets, Strapping, Stationery etc

Vehicles, Forklifts, Reach trucks, Trolleys, Pickers Protective clothing, etc

Equipment (Machinery) is maintained as per manufactures specification or F-M standard.

Vehicles are serviced as per manufactures specification.

Equipment utilization is managed as per agreed targets, no abuse is tolerated.

Q-SHER Management

Ensures that all relative SHEQ principles, policies and procedures are understood by all team members

and adhered to at all time.

Housekeeping :

Warehouse floors are clean at all times.

Warehouse cleaning staff is managed.

Stacking is neat and no loose items.

Dust is cleaned continuously

The Yard is clean, no loose items

Battery Bay is clean at all times


Maintain a Injury Incident Rate of zero

PPE is worn at all times

All warehouse signs are visible in all areas

All containers with Acid Battery water are labeled

The environment is safe, free of all unsafe objects


Quality check completed for all receipts, including returns from Customers


Maintain daily / weekly / monthly reports

Assist with EXCO & EMEA monthly reports

Update & Post Daily / Weekly / Monthly Operations reports


You undertake to obey, comply and carry out all lawful and reasonable duties and instructions,

as from time to time assigned to you by your supervisor.


Job Requirements & Qualifications & Skills :

3+ year Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain

Expert knowledge of SAP, SAP BW, SAP WMS

Supply Chain knowledge

In-depth business knowledge


Judgment / decision-making skills

Organisation / planning skills

Communication skills

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