Distell Vacancies 2024 – Operations Manager

Website Distell

Job Description:

Applications are invited for the above-mentioned position, based at our Distribution Centre in Ladysmith. The successful incumbent will report to the Regional Distribution Manager based in New Germany.

Job Responsibilities:

Effectively and economically manage a Distribution Centre that will maximize efficiencies and maintain excellent   service levels to internal and external customers

  • Maintaining cost effective management of operations and the efficient utilization of assets;
  • Ensuring that Business Plan Initiatives are successfully executed
  • Distribution Management,Distribution Management Operating System, budgeting, performance  Management, Implementing world-class distribution practices
  • Effective management of outsourced contractors
  • Ensuring a service orientated and commercially sound secondary operations environment where tactics, policies and procedures are aligned with customer requirements;
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with Sales to jointly implement service offerings that satisfy the customer by maximizing On-time In-Full deliveries
  • Managing corporate governance in ensuring adherence to Distell Risk, Safety, Health, Quality and Financial policies
  • Ensuring that administrative and commercial functions adhere to company procedures
  • Ensuring that staff are motivated and productively led and managed
  • Leading in a manner that always reflects the company values and corporate governance
  • Ensuring that organisational structure talent strategies are optimized
  • Ensuring that all staff adheres to policies, procedures and sound relationships are maintained
  • Ensuring adequate and correct infrastructure and facilities are in place

Job Requirements:

  • Operate independently with high energy, resilience, ownership and accountability in a high-pressure environment
  • A post graduate qualification in logistics, warehousing or operations will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Distribution, Warehousing, Sales environment or similar – of which 3 years must have been as a people leader
  • FMCG experience will be advantageous
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound business acumen skills with the ability to analyse and interpret financial and statistical data
  • Sound knowledge of people practices and the management of discipline
  • A team player with the ability to lead, influence and manage people with diverse backgrounds
  • Proven experience of MS Office, SAP and warehouse management information systems
  • A valid unendorsed driver’s license

Job Details:

Company: Distell

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ladysmith

Application Deadline: N/A

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