Warehouse Supervisor

Warehouse Supervisor
Motus Aftermarket Parts
Johannesburg, Gauteng


Posted 29 April 2021 – Closing Date 07 May 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Motor Spares Stop is searching for a Warehouse Supervisor at the branch in Wynberg. The successful candidate will be required to ensure that the warehouse operates effectively and efficiently at all times. The Warehouse Supervisor will report to the respective Manager.

Key Performance Indicators will include, but not limited to;

  1. Supervise the picking process to ensure that all orders are picked before the prescribed cut-off times
  2. Monitor the order management queue and instituting the relevant action to ensure that customer orders are picked on time and in full
  3. Hourly tracking of relevant KPI metrics to support the overall productivity of the Distribution Centre and the detailed investigation of missed targets
  4. Follow up with the replenishment team to ensure that stock is readily available for picking and escalate all stock in incorrect locations
  5. Interrogate all missed targets and incorrect picks via Root Cause Analysis to prevent re-occurrence in the future
  6. Assist with stock counting programmes and ensuring that inventory integrity is maintained at all times
  7. Ensure that all Material Handling Equipment is properly maintained in accordance with company procedures
  8. Ensure that all activities are performed as per the Standard Operating Procedures and that all non-conformances are tracked and measured accordingly
  9. Ensure that general housekeeping levels are maintained at optimum levels, whilst promoting a safe working environment
  10. Training and development of all subordinates as well as taking the relevant disciplinary action for all transgressions
  11. Ensure proper staffing of production areas on volumes of each department by allocating proper team assignments for best results and ensuring dispatch times for customer networking to avoid bottlenecks, resulting in missed deliveries
  12. Coordinate with all other departments to ensure needed information is flowing from and to them.


  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Warehouse/ Distribution Supervisor
  • Matric
  • Computer literate
  • Experience in WMS
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety systems, and 5S housekeeping
  • Must be honest and show integrity
  • Problem-solving and sound knowledge continuous improvement concepts
  • Good communication skills
  • Highly focused and deadline driven
  • Mentoring and coaching skills
  • Must be customer orientated
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Clear criminal record

Equity Statement

At Motus we are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goal

Please note that candidates not contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful