Job Title
Manager: Warehouse and Logistics
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 6 years
R55000 to R57000
Job Published
19 March 2024
Job Reference No.

Job Description

An exciting and challenging opportunity has become available for an experienced and suitable qualified Manager Warehouse and Logistics to join a Global organization based in Durban.

Purpose of the job:

To ensure the effective management of the warehouses operations with a key focus on customer satisfaction.

Experiential and Educational requirements:

The successful candidate must have:

  • Matric and a relevant degree in either Warehousing, Logistics or Supply chain management will be beneficial.
  • 5-7 years of experience in warehousing and logistics as well as at least 3 years of proven team management experience.( Automotive industry experience will advantageous)
  • Relevant Business and Financial Acumen will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of stock take processes and associated terminology as well as implement process improvement initiatives
  • Proficient knowledge of warehouse policies and procedures
  • Must have intermediate MS Excel knowledge, SAP, WMS, have good administration skills and good Intermediate verbal and written communication.
  • Must have leading and supervising as well as interpersonal skills and be a strategic thinker.
  • Must be willing to travel

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Management of PSC – Durban external warehouses and operations.
  • Management of Inventory and logistics processes in line with facility and resources.
  • Analysis of the warehouse management system performance vs team performance.
  • Ensure productivity targets are achieved and all warehouse’s processes are running.
  • Fleet management – inbound and outbound cargo vs warehouse utilization/optimization.
  • Ensure that the health and safety standards are maintained.
  • Oversee the effective implementation of Standard Operating Procedures / risk assessments
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives (Kaizen/ PDCA/ Visualization).
  • Manage & take responsibility for daily and monthly reports.
  • Management of operations and people the team in line with company expectations.
  • Work with staff to identify and address development gaps & grow skills where needed.
  • Manage the Quarterly stock count for customers.
  • Investigate stock variance and identify the counter measure to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Cross team functionality – willing to travel to internal and external operations


  • Competency Requirement:
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Customer Centric Focus
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication Skills
  • Results Orientation
  • Conflict Handling
  • Decision Making
  • Planning and Organising