Role details

Logistics manager-Single depot

Gauteng   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Logistics Manager for a leader in FMCG
  • Cold storage for a single depot warehouse

About Our Client

Our Client is a leading African food producing company with operations throughout South Africa. They have established themselves as a leader in the FMCG industry with over 20 000 employees. This internationally known group has well-established logistics and market leading brands.

Job Description

The Production Manager will:

  • Manage the strategy execution within the warehouse;
  • Create and ensure a safe working environment at all times;
  • Planning of logistics and manage all warehouse operations on a single depot;
  • Formulation and implementation of a maintenance plan that is aligned to the operational plan for the single depot;
  • Financial management with the aim of cost savings and reports with regard to respective
  • teams and to rectify non-conformance.
  • Manage +/-350 people in the single depot.

As well as be responsible for:

  • Warehouse productivity standards;
  • Risk, health and safety compliance in accordance with food and beverage standards;
  • Customer order-to-delivery time;
  • Supplier delivery dock-to-stock cycle time;
  • Customer order pick-to-ship cycle time;
  • Order fill rate;
  • Total logistics costs as a percentage of sales;
  • Warehouse distribution volumes.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be a South African citizen with strong academic qualifications and he/she will come from a cold storage warehousing environment with exposure to management level. The successful candidate will also have a strong improvement and financial development background within the FMCG environment. SAP and relevant WMS(Warehouse Management Systems) experience will be highly beneficial. The candidate must be fully computer literate with high leadership skills.

What's on Offer

This is an opportunity to join a leading cold-storage FMCG producer with operations and opportunities to advance within this market leader. A competitive remuneration package with associated/industry related benefits.

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