DC Dispatch Manager

Full-time
DC Dispatch Manager
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Midrand, Gauteng
Permanent

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Posted 25 August 2021 – Closing Date 30 September 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Introduction…

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ in Midrand has an opportunity available for a DC Dispatch Manager – Nightshift to join the team. The main purpose of this role will be to achieve operational excellence within the Dis-Chem Distribution Centres incorporating functions in the following areas; Order consolidation, Dispatch both Local and Line-haul, Returns,  and in so doing ensure that both legal and customer requirements are met.

Minimum Requirements…

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Degree/Diploma in Logistics or Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum 5 Years Management experience in Distribution, Logistics or Supply Chain Environment

Advantageous:

  • Relevant experience in the field of Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in the Retail/Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Experience with SAP, EWM or other ERP systems

Job Specification…

  • Ensure optimal resource planning to meet the day-to-day strategic objectives.
  • Manage the operation and flow of stock as per Dis-Chem standard and operational requirements.
  • Implementation of more efficient means of streamlining the operations.
  • Manage the productivity and accuracy of the staff within the Department and take required disciplinary action.
  • Manage the report to expedite orders aging on the conveyor floor.
  • Ensure that pallets are packed correctly and accuracy of stock per store is maintained.
  • Assist with credit note reductions related to damages, picking and checking inaccuracies.
  • Ensure that all customer related operational queries are efficiently resolved and feedback is given to customers and special orders are prioritized.
  • Resolve personnel problems by analysing data, investigating issues, identify solutions and take corrective action.
  • Ensure training of new staff in that they have the necessary tools and equipment required to perform their duties efficiently.
  • Management of overtime, schedules and updating exceptions on Kronos
  • Responsible for the efficient operation of sorter and manage breakdowns
  • Responsible for the health and safety within the department

 

Competencies

Essential:

  • Knowledge of Customer Service, Transportation Principles and Methods, Production and Processing
  • Knowledge of Material Handling Standards, Administration and Management, Supply Chain and Personnel and Human Resources Management
  • Knowledge of the business measures and targets, directly related to own role
  • Demonstrate thorough theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of all Distribution Centre, logistics and supply chain operations
  • Understand Fleet management – In order to optimize cost savings, while ensuring fleet reliability.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Store and Distribution receiving procedures with regard to ordering, receiving and stocking.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • English – Read, write and speak.

Advantageous:

  • 2nd Language – Read, write and speak.
  • Experience in Fleet management.
  • Be able to identify operational obstacles and opportunities and remain calm and focused under pressure.

Special conditions of employment:

  • Be able to adapt to working hours according to business needs.
  • Be able to work any shift i.e. day, night, weekends, holidays and overtime as per business and operational requirements.
  • Must be willing to be rotated to where needed and must be willing to perform any other functions within the department, should the need arise.
  • South African citizen or valid work permit
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit
  • Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport

 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

 

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.