Distribution Co-ordinator - #366726

EnableSA Recruitment

Date: 1 week ago
City: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
Contract type: Full time
To oversee and manage the on-time deliveries of feed to the company’s customers on a daily basis and be responsible for facilitating the maintenance and upkeep of a fleet of trucks.


Uphold shift roster for drivers two weeks in advance

Responsible for risk and safety assessment for on farm deliveries and to ensure that procedures are adhered to. Ensure silo inspection on farms are done and documented.

To follow the correct procedures and processes regarding procurement

Submit driver’s schedules for payment to HR by the 16th of each month

Fleet Management

Schedule deliveries daily, in conjunction with the customer liaison administrator.

To maintain an efficient and reliable fleet of trucks by ensuring that the maintenance of the trucks is planned according to schedule to avoid unplanned downtime

To maximize the efficiencies of the trucks and drivers by utilizing the VehicleTracking system and to continually evaluate the driver’s performance.

To make sure that there is a full complement of experienced drivers available by following the recruiting procedure and doing relevant driving and reference checks.

To operate the fleet of trucks within the budgeted cost parameters.

Control of the spares and consumables of the fleet of tankers to ensure that the spares are on hand when needed.

Responsible to ensure that the trucks are maintained in a presentable and acceptable roadworthy condition by implementing processes and checks.

Leadership & HR

Comply and implement Leadership and Human Resources procedures and work instructions.

Continually strive to improve teamwork with employees.

Manage production employee relation climate and ensure corrective and disciplinary action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.

Manage distribution staff time keeping, leave roster and attendance in line with Company procedure.

Request recruitment of distribution staff and organize exit medicals.

Daily Operations

Ensure that drivers have valid PDE and are renewed when applicable .

Ensure that drivers maintain our good image in the marketplace.

Responsible to ensure that there is always enough diesel stock .

Ensure trip sheets are done and documentation filed.

Ensure correct loading of vehicles.

Requirements Qualifications:

  • Matric (Grade 12 Certificate)
  • Diploma in transportation would be an added advantage.
  • Valid Code EC driver’s license (no endorsements)
  • Experience:
  • 3 Years previous proven experience in bulk tanker deliveries essential.
  • 3 Years previous Production experience, preferably in the Milling Industry.
  • Customer liaison experience essential.
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word
  • Knowledge of vehicle tracking systems
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