Cold Store Dispatch Supervisor - 3 Month Contract

Cold Store Dispatch Supervisor - 3 Month Contract


Cold Store Dispatch Supervisor - 3 Month Contract

Details of the offer

Job description: Cold Store Dispatch Supervisor Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 07:00 – 17:00

Department: Logistics

Base: City Deep

Reports to: New Business Development Manager and Operations Director

Job Summary: Dispatch and Receiving Supervisor

Minimum qualifications and experience:

- 3 years’ experience in warehouse management
- Minimum of 3 years hands on operational experience in a cold storage environment
- Experience in warehouse administration, resolving queries and receiving
- Ability to work shifts, overtime and must be able to travel for training
- Matric (Grade 12)
- Related qualification advantageous
- Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite

Soft Skills:

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Analytical skills
- Flexibility and agility
- Able to work within a large team of diverse personalities internally and externally
- Able to work in a highly pressurised environment
- Able to manage, train, develop and discipline a team
- Able to report effectively to the directors of the company
- Needs to work independently and without supervision
- Deadline driven
- Customer focus
- Must have a strong business acumen

Main Duties/Key Results Areas:

- To prepare the cold store for receipt of merchandise and unload trucks
- Ensure receiving loads match the receiving documentation, report any deviations
- Maintain good housekeeping practices
- To assure the safety of self, customers and co-workers by understanding and practicing store safety rules and immediately notify the supervisor / food safety team leader of any potential hazard
- To perform miscellaneous tasks assigned by supervisors and manager, substituting for absent workers and performing any additional tasks necessary to provide products and services to customers during peak periods of business
- To understand the operation, safety requirements and restraints of a pallet jack and forklift (must be 18 years or older to operate the pallet jack and forklift)
- To use stacking techniques that will prevent damage to product
- Ensure adherence to OHS ACT, food safety requirements and use the company’s disciplinary guidelines as a medium to drive improved results.
- Ensure that the company is professionally represented by its ambassadors (cold store staff relevance) through training, dress code rules and other relevant interventions
- Nurture a mature and motivated staff complement through continuous training and interacting with staff at all organisational levels
- Develop and review standard operating procedures for your area
- Ensure import requirements are met and non-conformances communicated
- Ensure assets are maintained and accounted for at all time
- Assist with state vet product inspections, sampling or audits
- Enforce compliance to food safety policies and procedures
- Assist food safety team with internal audits, external audits and applicable training - (if required)


- To undertake any other duties as requested by the Director, commensurate with the skills and experience of the post holder.
- To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirement of the Health and Safety Regulations.
- To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity.
- To comply with Policies.
- To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the position and the needs of the service.
- This job description is not an exhaustive document but is a reflection of the current position. Details and emphasis may change in line with service needs after consultation with the post holder.


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