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  • Posted: Feb 27, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv. We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We hav...
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    Warehouse Manager & Logistics Manager

    About the Role

    • The main purpose of Warehouse Manager & Logistics manager is to direct FG evacuation, receipts, warehousing, distribution operations and Inventory management.
    • To manage direct finished goods shipment to customers by overseeing the efficient receipt, storage, FG re-handling and dispatch to customers.
    • Ensure productivity targets are achieved and compliance to warehouse processes and controls.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensure compliance to warehouse health, safety, security, hygiene and housekeeping standards as per company policy
    • Operationally manage warehouse in compliance with company policies and vision.
    • Oversee end to end warehouse processes i.e receiving, loading, warehousing, stock controls, dispatch and distribution, for raw/pack material and finished goods.
    • Regular layout review and ensure efficient space utilization.
    • Initiate, coordinate and enforce operational policies and standard operating procedures to optimize warehouse operations
    • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements.
    • Manage stock control and reconcile with SAP system. Enforce a strict no scan, no move policy.
    • Responsible for optimization of inventory levels in coordination with planning and procurement
    • You will be responsible to continuously improve standard in logistics and warehousing and this forms part of the core expectations of your role.
    • Shipment to customers will be done directly form the warehouse and you will be responsible to manage customer orders and ensure that orders are fulfilled on time.
    • Conduct regular supplier performance reviews with the warehouse service providers.
    • Follow up for timely 3P payments ensuring compliance to due P2P process.
    • Liaise with stakeholders, suppliers and contracted 3PL transport providers to load/offload and dispatch Finished Goods
    • Provide work plans, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results for the warehouse team.
    • Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided.
    • Ensure FIFO is strictly adhered to at the warehouse and regular ageing reports are shared with the team.
    • Ensure proper SLOBS management in the warehouse.
    • Ensure 100% conformance to plan to the loading plan and continuously improve on warehouse productivity.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Minimum 5 experience of warehouse management and distribution systems ideally in the FMCG or manufacturing environment.
    • Good knowledge and experience on SAP WM management
    • Knowledge of customer service processes
    • Bachelor's Degree in a business-related field or equivalent
    • Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills
    • Knowledge and experience in inventory management
    • Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies
    • Experience and good understanding in third party management and Knowledge of continuous improvement program and cost cutting initiatives within the warehouse.

    Method of Application

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