Job Title
Despatch Supervisor
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
Job Published
18 August 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

A job opportunity has become available in the Durban for a Despatch Supervisor. The successful candidate will be expected to control and co-ordinate receiving and despatch team as well as liaising with security and transporters.



  • Vehicle receiving and despatch, document control and security:
  • Updated order entry and standalone systems are maintained accurately
  • Ensure document controls are reviewed and maintained
  • Ensure that correct product and quantity are loaded onto vehicle for collect and delivered customers


Traffic control and despatch Control:

  • Ensure timeous loading and deliveries
  • Monitor Gate to Gate efficiency
  • Communicate with all stakeholders site traffic bottle necks
  • Ensure Transporters comply with Site and SHE rules and requirements


Quality and environment pollution control:

  • Report and document all suspected quality deviations
  • Report all spillages and ensure Despatch vehicles are free of spillage and broken bags before departure


Record Keeping:

  • Provide daily Gate to Gate data and efficiency influencing factors
  • Customer pallet returns report
  • Interplant transfer material reports
  • Pocket and bulk delivery registers


People Management and Development:

  • Ensure that work is completed accurately and timeously
  • Lead, coach and counsel Team members, promoting highly engaged and accountable team
  • Deliver results and show increasing delivery capacity
  • Has execution knowledge of disciplinary and grievance procedures



  • Matric plus relevant Production/ Operations/ Logistics tertiary qualification
  • 3 years’ experience in an operations environment
  • 3 years’ in supervisory / leadership role
  • Microsoft office and SAP System essential