Employment Wanted: Logistics / Warehousing / Distribution - Paarl, Simondium, Klapmuts

Wednesday, 13 March, 2019

12 March 2019

For Attention: The Human Resource Manager

I hereby apply for an available job opportunity in your Logistics / Warehousing / Distribution Departments.
Location – Paarl / Simondium / Klapmuts

My CV together with a list of contact numbers and all written references from my previous employers are available immediately upon request.

I am a hard worker, punctual, loyal, professional and friendly. These attributes point to characteristics such as being adaptable, pro-active with attention to detail. I communicate fluently in Afrikaans (home language) and English read, write and copy-write both at any level. My thorough knowledge and experience of Systems, Stock Management, Administration, Statutory requirements, receipts / dispatch and distribution of goods, computer literacy and accurate record keeping would be a valuable asset for your successful national business concern.

Working record (100%) – Excellent / Attendance record – Excellent.

Personal experience and Skills:

Capturing of daily Raw material issues, extra issues and Raw material returns from Cellar.
Purchasing of raw materials and dry stock needed for Local and Export orders. Daily review and management of Wine stock and Dry Goods. Establish minimum re-order levels. Follow up on deliveries. E-mail and telephone correspondence with Suppliers, Production, Marketing, Transporters and Clients.
Identify old stock codes and de-activate. Update prices. Update material specifications and Wine bill of materials.
Control all stock and slow moving aged stock (Old vintage wines in Wine Libraries) including consignments. Cycle counts. Investigate stock variances. Monthly stock counts and reconciliations.
Month-end targets – Bring down slow moving stock and total stock values as low as possible.
Backward / Forward traceability of documentation in compliance with HACCP/ISO. BRC. SABS.
Offloading of trucks and containers by forklift. Receive materials. Compare invoices to Purchase orders (quantity, item code, price etc.) and sign off. Capture all goods receive notes and send to Finance Department.

Planning and coordinating the packing of Local and International orders according to required label specifications and packing configurations.

I have 15 years’ extensive forklift driving experience – 2.5 Ton. Loading and offloading of trucks and containers including Co-Loads for National Distribution and International Export purposes – Incident record. None.

Availability – 1 Calendar Month Notice

Salary expectation:
Total Cost to Company - R26000 PM
Benefits: Pension and Medical Aid
Net Salary - R17500 PM

I am looking forward to hearing from you soon and trust that my application will meet your favourable approval.
Your time and consideration is highly respected and appreciated.

Thank you

Yours Sincerely


Jakobus Wessels

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