WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS MANAGER

Full time Posted By Execafrica Admin in Logistics
  • Nairobi, Kenya View on Map
  • Post Date : November 23, 2021
  • Apply Before : December 15, 2021
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Job Description

Our client, in Logistics and Distribution Company is looking to hire a warehouse operations manager. The Ideal candidate should have at least 6 years’ experience in a busy warehouse setup and a Valid DL.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of annual warehouse budgets.
  • Alignment of inventory with market demand to reduce /avoid Out of Stocks (OOS).
  •  Accounting for return on investment for resources employed in the warehouse.
  • Timely and accurate processing of orders.
  • Development and implementation of a warehousing and operations strategy.
  • Establishment and implementation of department goals, work plans and operating procedures in line with the company strategic and operational plans.
  • Establishment and maintenance of effective and conducive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  •  Managing and providing strategic direction for continuous improvement in people management processes and systems for all employees reporting to the role.
  • Accurate record keeping for all warehouse transactions.
  • Overseeing implementation of warehousing policies and procedures.
  • Overseeing receiving, warehousing, distribution, and maintenance operations.
  • Tracking of supplier non- performance (OOS) and impact on business.
  • Management of Empties stocks through ERP and DMS.
  • Conducting daily/ weekly and Monthly stock counts and validating the same through the ERP and DMS systems.
  • Generating stock reports daily from the ERP and DMS systems and sharing with management.
  •  Ensuring stocks moved physically through sales or otherwise is posted in the systems (ERP and DMS).
  • Management of inventory carrying costs.
  • Conducting monthly checks on warehouse operations impact of revenue and implementing improvement programs.
  • Order fulfilment for both internal and external customers.
  • Developing systems and processes to curb pilferage.
  • Driving achievement of business objectives through active participation in the planning process with business partners.
  • Monitoring stock levels and product freshness across the business in line with the company stock policy.

Team Leadership:

  •  Training the warehouse team to execute their roles and task them to have personal development objectives in place.
  • Identifying and developing of a robust talent pipeline for succession planning.
  • Maintaining a motivated warehouse and operations team.
  • Planning work rota, assigning tasks appropriately and appraising results.
  • Recruitment, selection, orientation, coaching and motivating employees.
  • Establishing a clear understanding of the warehousing and operations strategy across the organization.
  • Proposing and tracking of goals and KPIs for direct reports and continuously tracking performance.
  • Spearheading compliance with the company health, safety, hygiene and security policies and procedures.

Requirements

  • A Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain management with KCSE
    C+ and above, C plain in math and C plain in English -Accountancy course would be an
    added advantage.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in FMCG- reverse logistics experience will be an added
    advantage.
  • Valid driving License.
  •  Proficiency in office 365.
  • Experience in utilization of warehouse management software.
  • Exceptional time management and organization skills.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  •  Demonstrated analytical skills, problem solving and decision making.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Honest and dynamic.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Must be flexible to work long hours, including holidays and weekends.
  • Physically fit with ability to lift up to 25kgs

 

 

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