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Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Manager

Together with our client we are recruiting for a Warehouse Manager to join their team in Germiston. The suitable candidate will have a management function to ensure operational efficiency, flexibility in order to exceed customer expectations in the warehouse. Be responsible for maximizing the warehouse performance in a safe, legal and cost-effective manner utilizing the available resources.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day to day management of warehouse staff.
  • Planning, forecasting and estimation of workload and picks ensuring that all orders are processed for the day
  • Ensure company's targets and objectives are met.
  • Ensure staff comply with health, safety and standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure internal delivery processes are adhered to, to support despatch time windows.
  • Identify errors and eliminate root cause using robust counter-measures.
  • Provide a safe working environment, i.e. SHE procedures. Plan, coordinate and monitor the receipt, storage and despatch of goods.
  • Control of forklift driver to ensure full operational capacity and achieve daily targets.
  • Ensure orders are processed efficiently, and that the delivery of goods meets the customers’ timeframes / requirements.
  • Ensure security of warehouse environment and maintain access control.
  • Ensure orders are processed efficiently, and that the delivery of goods meets the customer’s time frames / requirements.
  • Supervise and control order picking, goods in and goods out with accuracy and minimum handling and stock damage.
  • Organise, facilitate and manage stock takes and cycle counts at set times.
  • Responsible for driving "Standard Work" and a "Right First Time" product to customer.
  • Deliver efficiencies to support year on year operational budget reduction
  • Implement warehouse and management systems and working practices in line with best practice and continuous improvement.
  • Monitor and maintain stock accuracy by ensuring the physical stock is in line with the warehouse management system and ensure all stock movements are recorded to ensure accuracy.
  • Monitor and review operational methods to facilitate both qualitative and quantitative improvements within the operation whilst ensuring continuous customer service.
  • Maintain the management of supplier return packaging.
  • Manage stock rotation, Lot numbers and expiries.
  • Ensure all stock is allocated to bins, control and management of bins
  • Administer holidays, sickness and timekeeping effectively. Deal with all personnel issues on shift in line with Company Policy.
  • Supervise the warehouse team and manage day to day warehouse operations



Warehouse Management



  • Minimum 5 years’ Management or Supervisory experience
  • Must have experience in managing a warehouse
  • Literate in English
  • Guide influence and direct people in such a way that outputs are performed
  • Ability to plan, lead, organise and control to achieve objectives
  • Analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Proactive approach to find innovative solutions, able to multi task and prioritise
  • Attention to detail
  • Good understanding of warehouse operations, binning and all responsible areas i.e. picking, packing, checking dispatch
  • Computer literate and warehouse program experience and advantage
  • Must be willing to work shifts and extended hours where required
  • Must have own transport
  • May be required to do work not related to the job description



  • Organised
  • Fast Thinker
  • Problem Solver
  • Hard working, reliable and integrity
  • Thriving under pressure



  • R 30 000.00 CTC per month depending on experience
  • Medical aid and Provident fund contribution after probation period



If you meet the above requirements and would like to apply for this position, please send your CV to REF: Warehouse Manager


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