Nestlé South Africa: Warehouse Controller

Warehouse Controller(Job Number: 190004ZH)


Warehouse Controller


The main purpose of this position is to plan, execute, Capture & oversee all Material Handling activities within the Co-Manufacturing environment. Ensure effective stock control management, storage & transportation of all materials from point of arrival throughout the manufacturing process at Co -Manufacturers/Co-Packers. The incumbent is also responsible for despatches of finish goods materials from Co-Packer to the Nestle Distribution centres.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure on time capturing of Raw, packaging and semi finishes materials in line with the Nestle Goods manufacturing practice(Inbound procedure)
  • Monitor and manages safety, Health and Environment, Quality and CARE
  • Production declaration and Finish Goods Despatches
  • Ensure on time and accurate production declaration on SAP.
  • Ensure accurate consumption of materials used to pack finish goods adhering to FEFO requirements.
  • Ensure material usage variances are investigated and addressed with respective Co- Packers/Co-Manufactures timeously

-Ensure on time despatch of FERT from Co-Manufactures to Nestle Distribution centres.

  • Ensure stock accuracy through the coordination of cycle counts and monthly stock counts with Co-Packers
  • Maintain stock control system that provides up to date information regarding warehouse.
  • Ensure defective stock (expired/damaged/blocked) is highlighted and write-off documents generated according to the standards and procedures
  • Conducting materials handling health checks on SAP
  • Drive compliance through Materials Handling end-to-end processes within the Co-Packing.
  • Ensure smooth operations by effective communication and close collaboration with all our internal and external partners
  • Drive compliance through Materials Handling end-to-end processes within the Co-Packing.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum diploma in preferably Supply Chain Management, Economics, Logistics, or operations
  • At least 2-3 years relevant and successful operational experience in a materials handling role/warehouse management role.
  • Relevant operational experience at a factory level, in the following areas is beneficial:
  • Dispatch (Customer and Distribution Centre deliveries)
  • Raw Materials Receiving (Liquid Bulk, Raw and Packaging)

– Transportation- Issues to Co-Packers

– Receipt to Co-Packers- Stock Control (Materials and Pallets)

  • Undrestanding of basic NCE tools and or LEAN concept
  • Desirable to have experience as a pilllar lead, SHE Representative, and/or Food Safety Representative.
  • Extensive SAP Knowledge in Materials Handling, and manufacturing tools.

Preference will be given to candidates from the designated group and people with disabilities. If you are interested please apply via our careers site ( and attach updated copy of your CV, latest payslip, copy of your qualifications and copy of your ID.

Contact: Noxolo Nkosi for further assistance on 011-514-6000

All applications MUST quote the reference number stated above.

Primary Location: South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg

Job: Production & Technical

Organization: Nestle (SA) Pty Ltd

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Sep 25, 2019, 4:52:47 AM

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