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Distribution Supervisor - Durban, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9364
Job Location Durban, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Distribution Supervisor
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R12 000 - R17 000 pm

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Durban, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

Durban, South Africa
  • Job Status: Closed

We are recruiting for a candidate who is able to plan, manage and administrate the distribution process. The individual will need to be able to problem-solve under intense pressure and find the most effective and efficient method to deal with ever-present challenges within the FMCG industry.

Plan and allocate routes for deliveries and collections.
Strategic resources management in drivers and vehicles to ensure maximum capacity.
Cost efficiency management of the distribution activities.
Client satisfaction through time monitoring and service.
Manage and Monitoring vehicle and drivers
Ensure fleet maintenance on visual and mechanical functions.
Liaise with the sales and trading team.
Reporting on distribution-related functions and activities.
Ensure functional and dependability temperature control of the fleet.
Overseeing the correct procedure and interpretation of related documents (GRV’s, invoicing and POD’s, etc).
Implementation and maintenance of required systems and procedures.
Ensuring security measures are up to date and monitored.
Communicate and coordinate with warehouse and manufacturing plant.

Own transport essential.

Key Skills
Able to manage a large team of drivers (Up to 45 drivers and assistants).
Ability to speak Zulu would be highly beneficial.
Intricate knowledge of the KZN region (roads and geography)
Deadline driven.
Sound distribution and logistics knowledge.
Tenacious and a proven record within the relevant FMCG industry.
Applicants must be computer literate.
Must have good communication and interpersonal skills.
Willing to work long hours and weekends when required.
General knowledge of the trading function and transport-related activities.
Must be able to under pressure.

  • Job Role: Distribution Supervisor
  • Industry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
  • Salary: R12 000 - R17 000 pm

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Min Grade 12.
A tertiary qualification within supply chain or logistics will be beneficial.
5-7 years’ experience in the FMGC industry. Must have the majority of experience at a supervisory level.

Additional Requirements

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