Parmalat: Warehouse Supervisor |


Job Description

Parmalat Africa is part of the French international dairy company Lactalis and is one of the major players in the Southern African dairy industry. It has operations in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique. This exciting career opportunity at Parmalat SA will enable you to apply your business acumen to ensure that the company achieves its challenging objectives during the next phase of its growth in South Africa.

Duties & Responsibilities

Allocate equipment, warehouse space and personnel in accordance with warehouse controller’s planning schedule. Conduct daily operations / toolbox meetings with teams. Ensure correct de-stacking, stacking and storage procedures are followed. Prioritise orders according to schedule and urgency. Perform monthly stock takes and daily cycle counts. Oversee accurate document tallying during operations. Ensure that there are contingency SOPs and understood by team. Conduct daily spot checks to ensure warehouse staff adhere to rules and procedures as published in the relevant operations SOP. Co-ordinate receiving, put away, storage and issuing activities of stock in a timely and efficient manner. Supervise staff in the warehouse to ensure there job activities are performed correctly. Supervise general workers to ensure proper handling of stock to avoid damages or accidents. Carry out all delegated tasks from warehouse controller Motivate team to achieve 100% KPI results. Ensure that all SHER-Q regulations are complied with to ensure safe working conditions and practices within the warehouse and yard. Ensure security procedures are adhered to as per SOP in warehouse at all times and perform daily checks for compliance. Ensure that all maintenance checks are completed. Complete operational templates from controller. Complete all documentation correctly and in a timely manner. Counter sign all stock movement documentation, tally sheets and stock take sheets to ensure stock accuracy. Complete all handover documentation is complete at beginning and end of shift. Provide reports as per warehouse controller and SOP requirements. Process receiving, discrepancy, and damage reports as needed. Flag all irregularities and concerns during shift in handover document and to the Warehouse Controller Highlight any improvement areas to Warehouse Controller. Ensure all transactions are closed before end of shift.

Required Skills

Grade 12 or equivalent. Must have at least 5 years’ experience in Warehouse Supervisor role. Knowledge and experience in forklift and warehouse operations. Willing to work shifts, overtime, weekends and public holidays. Diligence and accuracy in daily functions. Punctuality and attendance reliability. Must be a team player. At least one (1) years’ experience as a Forklift operator.


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