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Position Distribution Manager
Area Epping
Salary Market related
   
Company type Manufacturing Company
Minimum
requirements
Tertiary qualification degree/diploma in logistics – essentialMinimum 8 years relevant distribution and warehousing experience in a FMCG environment - essentialProven track record of successfully implementing operational best practises in a distribution and warehousing environment.Strong organisational and communications skillsA structured and disciplined management styleLeadership skills to manage people effectively – good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • The ability to develop and implement practical and innovative solutions
  • The ability to think strategically and long term
  • Self-starter with high energy levels
  • Well developed business and operational acumen.
  • Well developed planning, analytical and organisation skills.
  • Performance management skills.
  • LEAN or continuous improvement experience - preferable
  • Fully computer literate (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint and Outlook).
  • ERP systems knowledge - preferable
Key performance The incumbent will assume responsibility for efficiently managing all aspects of finished goods handling from receipt from the factory to on-time, in-full delivery to customer. 
  • Overall management and coordination of the distribution and warehousing function.
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly planning is done for all warehousing and distribution operations and manage adherence to plan.
  • Manage the daily picking, packing and invoicing operations for local and export deliveries and ensure that the invoicing is completed on-time.  
  • Manage performance of 3rd party LSP’s against contractual requirements such as on-time delivery, shortages, damages and outstanding POD’s.
  • Manage customer liaison process and ensure that delivery exceptions are resolved timeously and delivery exception trends are addressed.
  • Manage the distribution administration process and ensure that POD’s, credits and credit queries are processed timeously and accurately.
  • Manage the daily warehouse operations of ex-factory receiving, put away, storage, assembly and dispatch.
  • Plan and manage weekly and daily inter-warehouse vehicle requirements.
  • Ensure that warehouse space, equipment and warehouse flow is optimized and that future warehouse requirements are planned.
  • Ensure accurate inventory records are maintained through disciplined stock control and a formal cycle count program.
  • Plan and manage stock takes, coordinate analysis of stock take results and implement stock accuracy improvement initiatives.
  • Measure and manage staff performance through formal staff appraisals, development, coaching and disciplinary procedures.
  • Establish continuous improvement culture based on LEAN principles by identifying and managing ongoing business improvement projects.
  • Ensure that all business processes, procedures and job profiles are documented and updated.
  • Monitor and manage operational performance measures and scorecards and present monthly management report.
  • Participate in annual budget process and long term planning and control monthly operational costs to stay within budget.
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Duration permanent
Equity no
   
Contact Loek Wildenburg
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