Warehouse Manager - Namaqua Wines Sa - Vredendal - Market Related

Friday, 19 March, 2021
Xander Joubert     0128032574
Western Cape  

The above position will become vacant at the Vredendal branch directly reporting to the Supply Chain Manager. The overall purpose of this position will be to facilitate, manage and to ensure an efficient warehousing and distribution service with regards to all spheres of warehousing which includes, inter alia, inventory management, distribution management and administration, supervising personnel, conducting stock takes etc.     

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 Matric (Certificate Studying towards Logistical degree advantageous).
  • At least 3 years’ management experience.
  • Above average Computer literacy.
  • Advanced experience Warehousing and distribution practices.
  • No criminal record.
  • Own reliable transport and valid Driver’s License is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who reside in the Vredendal region or who are willing to relocate to Vredendal.

Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Allocating and managing driver/s to and from routes daily.
  • Generating and allocating route sheets to distribution personnel.
  • Dispatching drivers and contract drivers to routes after invoices have been checked and verified.
  • Manage the unloading of goods and final checking against order forms.
  • Planning of warehouse floor and stacking/storing of goods.
  • Co-ordinate the goods to be delivered.
  • Ensure all driver followed procedures and safety checks
  • Managing the relevant personnel who ensure that the correct goods are packed for delivery.
  • Organize daily cleaning and duties.
  • Receive orders for goods to be delivered.
  • Ensure the correct goods are properly and safely packed.
  • Ensure equipment is working correctly and provide a safe working environment
  • Advise employers and employees about health and safety management systems and work practices.
  • Inspect machinery, equipment and workplaces.
  • Ensure suitable protective equipment, such as hearing protection, is provided and is being used correctly.
  • Ensure workplaces comply with health and safety legislation.
  • Investigate complaints, serious harm incidents and accidents.
  • Generating reports with regards to the results of inspections and investigations.
  • Serve and action infringement notices as and when required.
  • Ensure that doors, windows and gates are locked daily.
  • Identify fires or hazards and action accordingly.
  • Checking and verification of POD’s from distribution personnel.
  • Dispatching drivers to routes after invoices have been checked and verified.
  • Checking and verification of invoices received from Merchandising before they are dispatched.
  • Checking and verification of returns and handing such over to the creditors department.
  • Liaising with the creditors department daily.
  • Checking and verification of credits processed by the creditors department.
  • Managing and co-ordinating employee administration such as time, inter alia, cards, leave and overtime.
  • Facilitating and/or arranging relevant training for new staff members on all spheres relevant to the position.
  • Checking and verification of POD’s from distribution personnel.
  • Transferring returns received back to the inventory department.
  • Liaising with the Inventory department on a daily basis.
  • Conducting stock takes as and when required.
  • Prepare write off stock and transfer such to the hospital store to be destroyed.
  • Checking and ensuring that all pickings are correct in preparation for the following days’ deliveries.
  • Responsible for the receiving and unpacking of incoming stock.
  • Enter details of received delivery slips and invoices into computer.
  • Ensure accurate stock records are kept.
  • Organize, manage and be present with stock takes in main – and bond warehouses.
  • Responsible for supplying batch numbers of products with stock takes.
  • Assisting with inter branch transfers.
  • Manage stock rotation and shrinkages in main – and bond warehouse.
  • Any other reasonable instruction as and when required.

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Excellent Planning skills.
  • Excellent Organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Communication skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Numerical skills
  • Intermediate Accounting skills
  • General Administration skills
  • Time management skills
  • Good time management skills to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.


Other personality attributes:

  • Assertiveness
  • Initiative
  • Presentable
  • Energetic

Please forward CVs to Xander Joubert: xander@namaquawinessa.co.za / Fax: 086 231 5445. 

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