Manager: Warehouse & Logistics

Manager: Warehouse & Logistics
Sumitomo Rubber – SRI Group
Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal


Posted 29 October 2021 – Closing Date 04 November 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Overall Job Function:

The Manager Warehousing & Logistics will be reporting into the Group Manager Operations and will be responsible for the warehousing and distribution of finished goods, including transport management of finished goods between all plants and warehouses.  The objective is to ensure that we deliver the right product to the right branch at the right time to ensure that we meet customer requirements.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage Supply Chain key processes: In-bound, Out-bound, Inventory, Warehouse Management (including Bond) and Operational planning
  • Branch/Model Stock Management
  • Effective Backorder management
  • Distribution Cost Management
  • Prepare and manage budgets: Transport and FG
  • Benchmark transporters to SLA’s
  • SAP Core Member WMS
  • Project Management
  • Drive continuous improvement towards data handling and reporting
  • Lead & develop own department & colleagues involved
  • Owner of the Logistic roadmap for the plant, ensuring development and progress over time

Job Requirements:

  • BCom SCM
  • Minimum 10 years’ Logistics experience in large manufacturing environment with minimum of 5 years in a Management position, preferably within Automotive Industry
  • Project Management experience
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills
  • Excellent computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Cognos, TM1)
  • SAP MM/WMS Expert Level