Facility / Warehouse Man (BEE) (Ref: AEFM)

Position in the Distribution, Warehousing and Freight sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Friday 8 July 2022
Job Description:

A logistics company based in Durban is seeking a Facility/Warehouse Manager that will be responsible to ensure that the facility is operating at its optimal level. Meeting all client requirements and ensuring all business objectives and goals are met.


Main job function

Prepare financial forecasts

Follow-up and action overdue debtors

Verify and authorize pro-forma customer invoices

Compile Annual Budgets for respective departments with regards to revenue, cost and business expectations

Prepare capex motivations and ensure that quotes have been obtained

Communicate and meet with clients

Identify and pursue new business opportunities

Conduct performance appraisals for all immediate sub-ordinates

Identify and address training needs through the workplace skills plan received from the training department

Ensure that Company standards are implemented and understood by all employees by discussing them in the blue area talks and ensure that updates are placed on notice boards

Review employee potential and growth plans - follow-up on the plans

Chair/Attend disciplinary and grievances hearings

Implement and maintain operational legal compliance with SHERQ Coordinator

On a weekly basis review stock take/cycle count reports and sign-off and report on discrepancies

Conduct regular meetings with key suppliers in order to maintain good relationships

Chair monthly safety meetings

Drive the 5 S Principles in the Warehouse

Adhere to corporate governance

Provide in-put into business continuity plan

Prepare for internal and external audits (Financial, ISO, Customer, EC)

Identify and manage continuous improvement projects

Identify and review business and SHE risk assessments with action plans

Maintain customer relationships and always attend to client queries 

Must have an Industrial Engineering Degree (Non-Negotiable)

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Warehouse Management

Previous experience on Cargowise would be beneficial


Good communication skills


Required to travel

Required to work overtime when necessary

Own Vehicle

Ability to work under pressure and handle stress

Good Leadership skills

High level of ethical behavior

High degree of trustworthiness

Good planning and organizational skills

Must be able to work alone and without supervision


 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 Ada Evans