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Cold Store Manager - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9391
Job Location South Africa
Company Type Wholesale/FMCG
Job Role Cold Store Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R22 000 neg pm

Preferred Candidate

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

Job Description

South Africa
  • Job Status: Closed

We are recruiting for a strong, driven focused individual with a proven track record of managing staff and ensuring that all business activities run smoothly by being physically involved in the functions of the Cold Store, Factory and Maintenance Departments.

Planning of receiving and dispatching container imports and exports respectively with agents i.e. Hellman, Trade Ocean & CMA Shipping and build in lead times.
Minimizing of errors, damage to products and claims through on-going application of corrective action.
The movement of products into & out of cold storage as per customer requests.
Control of bond stock (import duties)
Assist with SARS audits.
Ensure that a copy of the Cargo Dues document is taken to Transnet and stamped (2 or 3 times a week).
Arrange state Vet Inspections.
Checking occupancy levels of stock. Stock must not be below 75%. If the stock levels drop phone clients and check if they need the stock to be stored at Vamasa Cold Storage
Establish work schedules as per business requirements.
Scheduling of trucks for exporting
Management of all quality control aspects related to the monitoring and movement of cold storage.
Liaising with Suppliers, labour brokers & Transporters.
Sourcing new businesses i.e. approaching potential clients and informing them of Vamasa Storage rate and the space available for storage.
The higher the volume of stock stored at Vamasa cold storage the better (lower) the storage rate will be.
Responsible for general maintenance of the store and related equipment.
Management and training of all staff.

Key Skills
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
People Management
Detail Conscious/Meticulous
Service Delivery Focused
Planning and Organizing
Integrity and Ethical Conduct

  • Job Role: Cold Store Manager
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: R22 000 neg pm

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
3-5yrs experience within Cold Storage
Previous experience (2 yrs) managing a Cold Storage Department is preferred. This should include the management of staff.

Additional Requirements

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