Warehouse Supervisor: Inventory -UPD Durban - #337009

Clicks Group Limited

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Contract type: Full time

Listing reference: 016434 Listing status: Online Apply by: 9 April 2024

Position summary

Industry: Pharmaceutical Sector Job category: Other: FMCG, Retail, Wholesale and Supply Chain Location: Durban Contract: Permanent Remuneration: Market Related EE position: Yes


We are looking to recruit a permanent Warehouse Supervisors: Inventory to work for United Pharmaceutical Distributors (UPD). The role will be based at the UPD Durban branch and will report to the Operations Manager.

Job description

Job Purpose:
  • Responsible for the effective and accurate management and control of inventory within the warehouse ensuring good Wholesale & Distribution Practice is applied.

Job Objectives:

  • Adherence to compliance, SOP's and company policies (SHEQ, QA)
  • Productivity management - Capacity management, order processing cycle time, manning utilization, unplanned downtime
  • Equipment up-time and maintenance - Asset inspections and reports are performed as required
  • Reporting on daily performance and Order status
  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly management reports
  • Attainment of daily operational targets
  • Order processing within required turnaround times. (Transfers and sales orders)
  • Conduct and supervise cycle counting and bin check process
  • Return stock to vendor / claims generated by operations
  • Inventory and Receiving departments for both Wholesale and Distribution
  • Housekeeping
  • Management of quality and output levels
  • Performance management of staff, staff training and discipline
  • Set targets and deadlines for direct reports
  • Assistance of stock counts within PDC Wholesale and Distribution
  • Control and resolution of order disputes / claims internally and externally
  • Manage staff compliment for overtime when required

Minimum requirements

Experience and Education:
  • Matric/NQF Level 4 (Essential)
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications (Advantageous)
  • 3 - 5 years experience in a Pharmaceutical/ Distribution & Wholesale/ FMCG/ Supply Chain & Logistic environment (Essential)
  • 2 Years experience in dealing with supplier returns, with keen understanding of supplier policies
  • 1-2 years supervisory/people management experience

Job related knowledge and skills:
  • Computer skills on MS Office (Word and Excel Level 3)
  • Product knowledge
  • Financial understanding - budget.

Competencies required:
  • Communicate effectively at all levels
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Strong planning and co-coordinating skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure / time deadlines
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work on excel reports and drive efficiencies

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