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Warehouse Operations Manager

 Our client is an FMCG Sales distribution company currently seeking to hire a Warehouse Operations Manager . Successful candidates will be responsible for building and improving effective and sustainable systems that guarantees corporate fulfilment and ensuring that productivity targets are met. The job holder is also expected to ensure that optimum/required inventory levels are properly received, stored and shipped across the company's warehouses/depots.

 

Responsibilities

  • Re-engineer and lead the warehouse operations structure while maintaining full understanding of the financial and operational implications
  • Ensure efficiency in receving, material handling, warehousing operations
  • Control both aggregate and individual inventory levels across all storage/pickup facilities
  • Develop and review warehouse design by planning layout, product flow and product handing systems as required while ensuring efficient space utilization
  • Overall responsibility for order processing and order fulfillment at all storage/pickup facilities
  • Maintain safety and security standards in the warehouses/depots
  • Ensure the adoption of best practices to support job performance of the Warehouse Operations team
  • Provide strong leadership role to the Warehouse Operations team, building and growing a world class team
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected

    Provide input and realistic forecasts to the management team

    Ensure detailed and accurate records are maintained

    Adhere to Equal Opportunities policy in all activities and to actively promote equality of opportunity wherever possible

    Keep abreast of all legislation and regulations and ensure adherence

     

     

 

 

 

Competency/Skill/Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in a similar role preferably in the FMCG industry
  • Strong business sense and industry expertise
  • Expertise in warehouse management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  • Numerical skills and a high level of computer literacy
  • Effective problem solver