Warehouse Supervisor | Meridian Wine Distribution | Cape Town

  • Full Time
  • Brackenfell, Western Cape , South Africa

Managed People Solutions

Meridian Wine Distribution based in Brackenfell, Cape Town has a Warehouse Supervisor position available

Job Purpose

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible to monitor all activities within the warehouse including staff supervision and picking plans executions to ensure the efficiency of the warehouse and adherence to SOP’s and Health and Safety act

Key Performance Areas:

Operational Excellence

  • Monitor warehouse staff and warehouse work load – ensuring that that work is being performed according to picking plan and SOP
  • Ensure that warehouse staff are always presentable and adhere to safety equipment usage
  • Manage the attendance register for all warehouse staff, update register daily and monitor working hours
  • Capture all leave requests for warehouse staff on ESS system
  • Organise and manage transport for warehouse staff daily
  • Organise and manage money for food for late workers
  • Ensure that all staff are security searched when exiting the warehouse
  • Ensure compliance of established procedures and regulations within the warehouse according to SOP and Health and Safety act
  • Ensure that collection cage is cleared if not collected
  • Monitor the security of the dispatches cages by ensuring that they remain locked until loading takes place
  • Print all invoices and delivery notes for orders. Ensure that all stock going out from the cages have the correct documentation attached
  • Ensure that stock replenishment is done timeously daily and pallets are packed correctly in bins to avoid overhanging. Monitor stock rotation within the warehouse
  • Daily checking of warehouse equipment/assets – in working order, ensure sufficient check such as forklift, RF scanners, trolleys, ladders etc. Report faults timeously to management
  • Assisting distribution with delivery schedules and organising loads, including urgent or special delivery arrangement through inventory management

Effective Administration

  • Queries and correspondence from internal customers are attended to as instructed and within the specified time frame
  • Assist Warehouse Manager with management of relevant warehouse documentation ensuring that documentation is kept up to date and managed
  • All order discrepancies are communication to Order department timeously


  • Ensure that warehouse staff adhere to housekeeping regulations within the warehouse during picking to avoid breakages and damages. Monitoring the cleanliness of the warehouse and isles kept clear at all times
  • Monitor the put away outstanding in the warehouse
  • Monitor the compliance with the Occupations Health and Safety Act within the warehouse

Effective Human Capital (Self) Management and Development

  • Take full responsibility for performance management of all direct reports, managing their performance in relation to quality standards and agreed benchmarks and objectives,  focusing on Productivity benchmarks are met (Team is motivated with high morale).
  • Effective management of development and career path plans (where applicable)
  • Adherence to relevant policies and procedures
  • Compliance with reporting requirements all aspects of sound people management:
    • Recruitment
    • Development
    • Remuneration and Rewards
    • Performance Management
    • Career path planning
    • On-the-job training, coaching & mentoring
    • IR issues
  • Ensure appropriate levels of management and accountability
  • Motivate, delegate and empower appropriately, enabling direct reports to take responsibility and display creativity and initiative
  • Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
  • Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
  • Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organisational needs


  • Grade 12
  • Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain / Warehousing


  • 3 years Warehouse Supervisor experience within the FMCG environment
  • Warehouse Management system

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