Outbound Manager – Durban West needed at PEP

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Job title : Outbound Manager – Durban West

Job Location : KwaZulu-Natal, Durban

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To effectively plan, lead, organise and control all functions related to the distribution planning, stock induction, Picking, Full Carton, goods receipt and quality control processes of the Distribution Centre. Entrenching a performance based culture of continuous improvement and health and safety awareness in line with the Sikhula KunYe Culture.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the outbound operational performance of the Distribution Centre by reducing costs and increasing efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Maintain a safe and engaging work environment for all dynamos.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management for the department.
  • .Achieving order accuracy and on-time delivery requirements in alignment with set standards.
  • Management of team members across multiple shifts, 5 – 7 days per week.
  • Provide detailed analysis of production rates at a division, department, and individual level to assist operational supervisors in projecting long term staffing levels.
  • Coordinate building labor and staffing plans for both the short and long term to include managing temporary employee program, cross training program utilization, and seasonal and annual hiring processes.
  • Utilize lagging and leading Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to identify and capitalize on opportunities for improvement.
  • Proactively address challenges to meeting objectives.
  • Give input into the Production and Capacity Planning – space; people, equipment & technology in alignment with projected inflow volumes .
  • Maintain an active and deep continuous improvements plan.
  • Apply problem solving techniques to achieve solutions that benefit outbound operations, cross functional team members and customers.
  • Maintain management standard work to facilitate communication and understanding of objectives across the outbound team.
  • Identification and coordination of equipment improvement.
  • Manage the operational performance of the Distribution Centre by reducing costs and increasing efficiency and effectiveness
  • Manage the overall profitability based on cost effectiveness through accurate planning and budget follow up and by using cost saving initiatives​.
  • Support Outbound Departments to resolve issues, and ensure close alignment with the Key Performance Areas (KPIs) of the department. 
  • Lead and support the Department Process Managers. to recruit, develop and retain workforce for Inbound according to capability needs and forecasted capacity requirements

Requirements

  • 3 year Diploma/Degree in Warehouse Management/Supply Chain/Operations Management
  • +/- 5 Years Warehouse Experience in a middle/senior management role
  • Computer Literacy: G-Suite (with Advanced Excel)
  • Previous exposure to warehouse management systems
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations will be an advantage
  • Management of FTC
  • Analytical ability
  • Competencies: Leadership; Planning & organising skills; Decision making; Building and maintaining relationships; Communication; Confidence and decisiveness, Empathy, Learning orientation and change;  Passion and Openness

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