Jan 08, 2021

Warehouse Supervisor

  • Primeserv Recruitment
  • Bloemfontein, South Africa
Full time Management

Job Description

National Steel Supplier looking for candidates with experience in the Wholesale, retail and distribution of steel and steel products. ROLES ARE AVAILABLE IN FREE STATE AND GAUTENG

Duties & Responsibilities
The following Key Performance Areas are covered by the position:

Manage and oversee all Inventory control processes in line with organisational policies and procedures.
Ensure that all processes and procedures are performed effectively and effeciently.
Ensure that receiving, storage, picking and loading is done accurately, promtly and utilising an optimised the workforce.
Ensure that vehicles are loaded inline with the required priorities and shipment/loading schedules.
Ensure that required inventory management and handling technologies are used effectively and efficiently by workforce e.g. barcode scanners, crane remotes, forklifts etc.
Manage and oversee all Inventory control processes in line with organisational policies and procedures.
Ensure all necessary items are sufficiently stocked under area of control.
Ensure that stock on floor is accurately reflected on SAP in all aspects (quantity, location etc.)Manage central warehouse operations.
Manage daily operations to prevent bottlenecks. Flexibly allocating workforce from areas of low activity to areas of high activity to ensure optimal operation of the entire warehouse.
Responsible for liaising crane and equipment breakdowns with the relevant maintenance department for immediate repairs.
Ensure the disbursement of scrap is executed in line with company policies and procedures.
Ensure efficient stock takes in accordance to company procedures.
Report audit findings submitted to management and implement preventative and corrective action.
Provide input into workforce planning and implement approved labour plans Manage employee attendance, working hours and overtime.
Manage workforce to ensure required complement of staff is available in case of absenteeism.
Plan, organise, lead and control subordinates' activities to ensure sub-functional objectives are met or exceeded.
Manage people development initiatives and people development processes such as performance management, succession planning and talent management to meet functional performance standards.
Develop and coach team members and encourage knowledge transfer.
Identify and respond to potential/current Employee Relations matters and action accordingly.
Ensure compliance with Osh act

Desired Experience & Qualification
Required Qualifications / Experience Minimum Grade 12

5 Years supervisory experience in a warehouse environment
Driven and ability to work without supervision.
Ability to take responsibility and accountability for Whs operations
Ability to use barcode scanners, tablets and smartphones as a WHS technology.
Excellent understanding of the end to end WHS process and how to use a flexible workforce to improve throughput.
Strong knowledge of mild steel products is important and ability to understand steel products.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Must have a sound working knowledge of SAP / Kronos
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
Good administration skills
Sound Knowledge of the OHS ACT
Must be self-motivated with the ability to motivate others.
Must be organized and manage time efficiently
Be able to work as part of a team
Able to work under pressurised results driven environment. Prepared to multi-task, work overtime or flexible shifts when required
Overhead crane and forklift drivers licence
Code 10/14 drivers licence would be an advantage
Reports to Warehouse Manager

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