Logistics and Depot Manager (Ref: SMLDM)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Distribution, Warehousing and Freight sector in Gauteng - Gauteng
Posted On Monday 26 November 2018
Job Description:

Excellent opportunity with a Multi-National concern for a Depot and Logistics Manager

Main job function

Logistics Management:

Manage internal warehouse operations and related teams

Manage transport providers for field service operations

Manage logistics network in the country, e.g. Depots

Control forward and reverse logistics processes

Inventory Management:

Forward Inventory planning based on past and predicted demands

Analyzing inventory: slow movers, as well as excess and obsolete stock (EOS)

Monitor and report on stock fluctuations and report on fill rate.

Liaise with Finance on stock write off, scrap, provisioning etc.

Support Global Purchasing in supplier negotiations.

Manage inventory stock takes on all locations

Repair Management:

Responsible for accurate repair planning.

Monitor and control Repair Quality incl. data reporting

Accurate tracking of Repairs and parts valuation


Managing, analyzing and optimizing the performance with appropriate KPIs

Conduct root cause analysis and action plans to increase performance.

Identifying and highlighting supply chain improvement opportunities

Assist in special projects and analysis as needed.

Report into global spare parts logistics organization
Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or Logistics or Supply Chain

Strong leadership capabilities to deliver results and to build cross-functional teams.

Strategic focus with the ability to analyse, formulate and implement strategic procurement strategies to significantly reduce cost for a global business.

Ability to inspire innovative performance of staff, peers and suppliers.

High degree of financial and problem-solving ability.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

People management skills, solution oriented, analytically strong, team player, communicator, flexible attitude, open for and supporting change.

Ability to develop rapport and communicate effectively at all levels;

Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff

Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects

A Master’s degree will be an added advantage;

SAP & Oracle would be an advantage;

Experience with ERP systems;

Strong Microsoft Office Excel skills;

Experience in Logistics and Distribution essential;

Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills

Experience in indirect and direct commodity management across multiple countries with an understanding of cultural and legal differences 

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 Sian Morgan