Yard Supervisor - Steelpoort - #336565


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Bloemfontein, Orange Free State
Contract type: Full time


Job Summary:

As a Yard Supervisor in the tyre industry, you will be responsible for overseeing the operations and maintenance of the yard or warehouse area at a tyre facility. This role involves managing inventory, coordinating inbound and outbound shipments, supervising yard personnel, and ensuring efficient workflow. The Yard Supervisor plays a crucial role in maintaining a safe working environment, optimizing yard layout and organization, and supporting overall operational efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Yard Operations Management:

    • Supervise day-to-day operations in the yard, including receiving, storage, and dispatch of tyre products and related materials.
    • Ensure compliance with safety regulations, company policies, and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
    • Coordinate with logistics teams to prioritize and schedule inbound and outbound shipments, including loading and unloading activities.
  2. Inventory Control:

    • Oversee inventory management processes, including stock counting, reconciliation, and cycle counting to maintain accurate inventory records.
    • Monitor stock levels, reorder points, and stock rotation to minimize stockouts, overstock, and obsolescence.
    • Conduct regular audits and inspections of yard inventory to identify discrepancies and implement corrective actions.
  3. Team Leadership and Supervision:

    • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate yard personnel, including forklift operators, yard hands, and maintenance staff.
    • Delegate tasks, assign responsibilities, and provide guidance and support to ensure efficient workflow and productivity.
    • Foster a positive work culture by promoting teamwork, communication, and adherence to safety protocols among yard staff.
  4. Equipment Maintenance and Facility Management:

    • Oversee the maintenance and repair of yard equipment, such as forklifts, loaders, and conveyors, to ensure operational readiness and safety compliance.
    • Coordinate with maintenance teams to schedule preventive maintenance tasks and address equipment breakdowns or malfunctions promptly.
    • Monitor facility cleanliness, organization, and compliance with environmental regulations to maintain a clean and orderly yard area.
  5. Quality Assurance and Compliance:

    • Implement quality control procedures to inspect incoming and outgoing tyre products for defects, damage, or discrepancies.
    • Ensure compliance with quality standards, industry regulations, and customer requirements for product handling, storage, and transportation.
    • Investigate and resolve any quality or compliance issues, coordinating with relevant stakeholders as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education or certification in logistics, supply chain management, or related field preferred.
  • Proven experience in yard operations, warehouse management, or logistics, preferably in the tyre industry or automotive sector.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in operating yard equipment, such as forklifts and loaders, and knowledge of safety protocols and regulations.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with inventory management systems and computer applications for recordkeeping and reporting.
  • Fitment bay supervisor
  • Yard staff supervisor
  • Housekeeping
  • Fitting and stripping
  • Packing and marking
  • Tyre scrapping
  • Tyre/rim pressing

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