South Africa

Talent Database : Warehouse Supervisor

Company The Beverage Company
Reference # DIST88
Published 12/03/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
The Beverage Company is looking to build its database of suitable Warehouse Supervisor candidates. There is no guarantee of immediate placement of successful candidates. This will only come into effect when a position becomes available.

To ensure that the balance between great Customer Service and Cost Compression is struck by satisfying Customer Demand in a Safe, efficient and effective manner with continuous improvement being top of mind.
Job Functions Supply Chain
Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector),Food & Beverages
Key Accountabilities and Outputs

Enhanced Customer Service
Maintain good Customer relations by delivering on promise consistently.
Feedback on all Customer comments, queries and suggestions within the service level agreement.
Supervision of all Forklift Drivers and Pickers.
Feedback on queries, complaints, incorrect loading and picking conducted to prevent recurrence.
Turn around Times in Warehouse is met as per standard

3rd Party Management
Contractors managed against the Service Level agreement.
Ensure contractors alignment to business strategy.
Create an engaging environment to foster business partnerships and good relations.
Continuously engage contractors to extract maximum productivity responsibly.
Minimise use of temporary service providers and manage within relevant legislation/LRA.

High Level Day to Day Activity
Perform physical inventory counts and investigate variances.
Physical activity to be recorded in the ERP system to promote visibility and good governance.
Engage with the Distribution Controller to execute loading inline with the Load Plan.
Resourcing plans to be developed in line with volume forecasts.
Ensure efficient and accurate picking and loading of Distribution vehicles.
Ensure that vehicles are loaded within the TAT standard.
Equipment operated safely within Manufacturers specifications and compliant with the OHS Act.
Validate Time and Attendance/Overtime for clocking Employees

Stakeholder Engagement
Maintain open communication channels with Sales, Debtors, Manufacturing and Distribution.
Engage with Third Party Contractors.

Management and Leadership
Ensure that The Bevco’s Vision, Mission, Values and strategic goals are communicated and understood by all Employees and Contractors.
Employees are managed in accordance with The Bevco’s Performance Management philosophy.
Input into Training Needs Analysis to ensure Employee development and to support The Bevco’s sustainability.
Provide on the job coaching and mentoring to promote continuous improvement.
Manage Employees in a manner that maintains a healthy Industrial Relations climate.
Employee punctuality, Time and Attendance managed to meet operational requirements and within budget confines.
Ensure that all Employees are conversant/compliant with relevant business information, policies, processes and procedures.
Develop and adhere to the safety compliance program (audit) for fleet.
Cultivate and maintain strategic Vendor relationships.

Health and Safety
Maximum Safe Pallet stacking heights complied with
Site housekeeping standards maintained using the 5S philosophy
Ensure adherence to site safety standards as head of Safety, Health and Environmental Committee
Ensure compliance to all relevant legislation
Conduct Planned Job Observations.
Ensure adherence to site safety standards and critical member of Safety, Health and Environmental Committee in line with the OSH Act.
Ensure the safe operation of vehicles in accordance with the Road Traffic Act within and outside of the Distribution Centre.
Ensure compliance to all relevant legislation and support a safe environment for The Beverage Company, Contractors and Visitors.

Financial Management
Continuously seeks financial optimisation opportunities and demonstrates an Entrepreneurial outlook.
Monthly financial performance analysed, necessary plans put in place to correct if required with detailed commentary supplied.

Key Qualities
Strong Planning ability.
Ability to work under pressure.
Good verbal and communication skills.
Good self-management principles.
Strong orientation to results achievement.
Ability to adapt to and implement change effectively.
Strives for continuous improvement.
Demonstrate initiative and is a self-starter.
Strong leadership skills.
Demonstrates appropriate levels of assertiveness.
Good decision-making ability.
Excellent numerical and analytical ability.


Qualifications and Experience
3-year relevant Tertiary Qualification (Logistics/ Supply Chain or any other similar Qualification)
2-3 Years Warehouse Supervision experience
Good working experience on Microsoft Excel/Office.
Good ERP proficiency.
Good understanding of the OSH Act
Job Closing Date 31/05/2020
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