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Shift Manager - Durban, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #12174
Job Location Durban, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Shift Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Durban, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality RSA Citizen or Work Permit Required
Degree Relevant Degree / Diploma

Job Description

Durban, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client, an established FMCG Company is looking for a Shift Manager to join their team in Durban.
The prospective candidate must have extensive experience in the FMCG industry and a solid Warehousing and Logistics Background.

To ensure the smooth running of the allocated warehouse shift, ensuring appropriate resources (people, equipment) are available to meet planned activity levels.
Ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation related to OHS conduct of warehouse operations.
Maintain and enhance effective working relationships within departments and their staff.
Contribute to the identification, evaluation, and where appropriate implementation, of improvement initiatives within the warehouse.
Ensure staff work on the processes and procedures relating to the warehouse operation.
Setting staff performance levels, providing feedback on achievement, and identifying improvement opportunities.
Daily communication with top management, shift staff on departmental and shift matters.
Daily upkeep of multi-temp warehousing and maintaining DQSP in line with various FMCG brands standards.
Managing voice picking, location sorting, WMS maintenance, and integration of store track delivery through transport.
Sorting trucks for routes and 100% utilization.
Overseeing a complement of 35 /- staff per shift.
Work different shift patterns every night of 12-hour shifts.
Reaching daily dispatching times of loads for long-distance routes and locals and to reach no redeliveries to stores for the next shift.
Managing various 3PLS and building up relationships to have no hiccups with staff and staff requirements, daily meetings for feedback regarding performance, and issues solutions thereof.
Recording Temperatures every 2 hours.

Key Skills
Strong focus on quality assurance and customer service.
Effective stock management with the implementation of improved processes and procedures.
Excellent understanding of Warehousing and Logistics.
A degree in business management, warehousing, logistics, or any related field.
Experience working in a managerial position.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Natural leadership abilities.
Knowledge of bookkeeping software.
Ability to multitask.
Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

  • Job Role: Shift Manager
  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
At least 5 years of experience (Managerial) in the FMCG industry.
3 years in Warehousing and Logistics industry.
At least 2 years in a Shift Manager or similar position.
A degree/diploma in Logistics Management, business management, or related field would be an advantage.

Additional Requirements

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