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  • Posted: Jun 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Guinness Nigeria is the story of a truly successful company with a rich heritage and a great track record of growth and strong performance. Guinness Nigeria is not only regarded as an iconic African company, renowned internationally for its brands of unmatched quality, but also as a company that believes in enriching the communities within which it operates,...
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    Warehouse Manager

    Ref No: JR1048340
    Location: Benin, Edo
    Worker Type: Regular
    Job Type: Full Time

    About the Role

    • This role manages day to day  warehousing operations in specific markets in Africa, providing a service of executing operations, partnering with warehouse providers and adding value to each market in the region.
    • The role holder will work with a complex range of in market stakeholders (MD, Supply, Finance, and Commercial), in market warehousing teams as well as the central Operational Excellence and CoE team.
    • The role will need to interact across cultures & have strong influence/impact within business
    • The role will also need to engage and partner with key Diageo Supply Partners (3PL’s, GDBS, etc.) as well as external suppliers.

    Your Role

    • Execute Distribution Requirements Plan – Receive Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) from PLAN, provide warehousing space, manage warehouse shortfalls and flag threshold capacity.
    • Inventory Management & Quality Control (Finished Goods, Raw & Pack Material). Track inventory levels, Track stock aging, Innovations and SLOBs plus relaying information back to PLAN.
    • Manage 3PL Contracts-Manage 3PL provider's performance (including cost), Lead SPM reviews, track set KPI milestones, suggest improvements and implementation of initiatives.
    • Warehouse Operations (Finished Goods, Raw and Pack Materials) -Create and execute warehouse and yard schedules, optimize processes, manage reconciliations and treatment of variances.
    • Warehouse set-up (Finished Goods) - Ensure warehouse (owned or leased) meets Diageo Health, safety & environmental standards (HSE standards), Optimise lighting, signage, security, warehouse racks and layout configuration.
    • Lead and motivate the team to deliver the Center of Excellence (CoE) requirements including influencing those non direct reports.

    Experience Required

    • BSc in a Supply Chain related subject.
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a warehouse manager in handling FMCGs preferably handling 3PL.
    • Demonstrable ability to engage and align stakeholders behind plans and win support for implementing change within the warehouse environment
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written combined with the ability to engage effectively at all  levels in the organisation
    • Ability to use Warehouse Management System (WMS) systems and guide others will be an advantage
    • Numerate and ability to apply KPI’s to drive performance management at all levels in the warehouse.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Guinness Nigeria Plc on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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