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INVENTORY & WAREHOUSE MANAGER

 Role Overview

Our client is looking for an Inventory and Warehouse Manager who will oversee direct receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations.

They will oversee the efficient receipt, storage, value-adding servicing and dispatch of a wide variety of products.

Ultimately, one should be able to ensure productivity targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are running smoothly and promptly.

Responsibilities 

  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision 
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution, and maintenance operations 
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization 
  • Initiate, coordinate, and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures 
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling, and shipping legislation requirements 
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene, and security 
  • Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system 
  • Prepare fast moving, slow moving and dead stock reports 
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers, and transport companies 
  • Plan work rotas, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results 
  • Communicate job expectations and coach employees 
  • Determine staffing levels and assign workload 
  • Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, dead stock report etc) 
  • Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided 
  • Check the website consistently for any sold-out items or any product irregularities 
  • Organize and maintain inventory and storage area 
  • Ensure shipments’ and inventory transactions’ accuracy 
  • Maintain an expiry report of all food related products and share upcoming expiries at  
  • least 2 months in advance. 
  • Maintain items record, document necessary information, and utilize reports to  
  • project warehouse status 
  • Identify areas of improvement and establish innovative or adjust existing work  
  • procedures and practices 
  • Confer and coordinate activities with other departments 
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a Warehouse Manager 
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices 
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives 
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) 
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases 
  • Leadership skills and ability manage staff 
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • BS degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration 
  • At least 5 years of experience in the logistics, warehouse, or inventory field,  
  • plus demonstrated management qualifications might suffice. 
  • Proven ability to direct and coordinate operations 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

How to Apply

Applications to be sent to[email protected]

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