Depot Manager (Ref: JSDM)
Remuneration: R15 000 – R20 000

Position in the Distribution, Warehousing and Freight sector in Boksburg - Gauteng
Posted On Thursday 19 October 2023
Job Description:

A well-established bulk fuel provider for the industrial and commercial sector is seeking a pro-active, solution driven Depot Manager to join their company.


Main job function

The Depot Manager undertakes responsibility for providing a key focus on Depot management and ensure credible information to facilitate accurate data for tactical decision-making.


·        Depot Fuel pump management:

o   Managing and controlling fuel drop-offs in the depot

o   Ensure regular inspections to vehicles and fuel station

o   Inspect equipment and plan repairs and maintenance in the Fuel Depot and Fuel Station with supplier.

·        Allocating and reconciling invoices to financial department.

·        Daily/Monthly sales report submission

·        Monitoring fuel consumption:

·        Review fuel consumption daily

o   Rectify FMS anomalies.

o   Alert Operations of capturing errors.

o   Provide fuel consumption for debriefing process.

o    Recover fuel shortage costs as and when required.

o    Monitor Drivers consumption per trip to ensure that they meet the Fuel consumption targets.

o   Highlight Drivers with high fuel consumption and inform operations.

o   Investigate fuel shortages and initiate disciplinary process if required due to fuel Losses.

o   Develop action plans to deal with drivers with high fuel consumption (e.g. Bench drivers, issue Written Warnings or dismissal)

o   Debrief drivers with high consumptions to ensure that will change behaviors.

·        FMS Management Update fuel pricing timeously

·        Ensure that kilometers are accurate at Trip Closing. Ensure that fuel capture and dips are correct.

·        Management Liaise with finance to resolve queries.

·        Reconcile fuel entries not transferred to receipt.

·        Rectify orders not filled on a weekly basis.

·        Daily reporting.

·        Planning shift schedules.

·        Standby on weekends to assist with: Respond to fuel requests Ensure fuel orders are actioned and approved Assist in resolving incidents / overloads / fines / load shifts etc.

·        Plan and implement Operations requirements if necessary.


Relevant educational qualifications and training

5 – 10 years, with relevant experience in managing the entire fuel process

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel; power point)

English – good level of the English language, both written and spoken


·        Good communication and Co-operation skills

·        Strong negotiation skills

·        Detailed orientated (accuracy and quality orientation when working)

·        High levels of responsibility and accountability

·        Hard worker, with high levels of dedication

·        Energetic hands-on individual

·        Results orientated and good time management skills.

·        Planning and Organizational

·        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers, co-workers and Managers.

·        Conflict management ability

·        Pro-active management style with initiative, dynamism, and assertive approach.


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Juanita Strachan