Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Manager


Warehouse Manager

Details of the offer

Seeking a warehouse manager who will be responsible for running the operational side of the warehouse and managing 12 warehouse staff. Our business is the warehousing and distribution of medicines, pet food and accessories to vets, vet shops and pet shops. Job description: Demonstrate a high standard of professionalism and a commitment to quality; Ensure that all regulations covering the operations of the company are complied with; Be aware of all the Standard Operating Procedures relevant to this department; Coordinate activities of all personnel in this department (the warehouse); Monitor timekeeping of personnel in this department and approve leave; Ensure that all staff in this department are informed of any changes to codes and regulations of the company; Recruit, select, train, assign, counsel and discipline staff; Manage warehouse operational assets, for example but not limited to the fleet, forklift, storage equipment, etc.; Maintain the effective and efficient use of the operational assets; Ensure that operations contribute to and complement the overall goals of growth, productivity and customer service standards; Be able to take corrective measures to control operational expenditure; If required, develop and adapt warehouse operations systems by evaluating product handling, storage and distribution requirements; Develop, implement, enforce and evaluate policies and procedures; Plan layout and flow of warehouse design; Evaluate efficiencies, make recommendations and implement changes to warehouse design; Enforce standards and procedures in compliance with Health and Safety legal regulations; Implement security protocols and measures to control access and protect premises and stock; Supervise and ensure the accurate and timeous picking and packing of medicines; Co-ordinate priorities and direct the activities of the workers concerned with picking, packing and checking of medicines, pet food and accessories; Ensure that thermolabile products are stored and distributed under temperature controlled conditions and that the cold chain is efficiently maintained; Implement the cleaning programmes to ensure that the department is kept neat and clean and free from product contamination. Ensure that the cleaning logs are completed, signed and filed. In addition to this audit the cleaning log on a regular basis. Supervise and manage the systems in place to guarantee effective stock rotation. Ensure that no stock leaves the department without being packed securely and with the correct paperwork; Ensure that personnel are only allowed in their designated areas; Ensure that no unauthorised personnel have access to the Pharmacy; Ensure that temperatures in the designated areas are monitored and recorded and that these records are signed and filed; Ensure that any temperature deviations are reported to the Responsible Pharmacist; Ensure that no stock is kept on the floor; Ensure that any deviations in procedures are brought to the attention of the Responsible Pharmacist; Oversee stock take; Oversee and perform batch audits Oversee the removal of damaged goods, expired goods and short dated goods and ensure that they are removed from the saleable stock and placed in the designated area marked for these goods Participate in the GDP/GWP and SOP training of subordinates. (Good Distribution Practice/Good Warehousing Practice) This role would be better suited to a male candidate for security reasons as he will be responsible for responding to call outs. Grade 12 Experience with supervision of staff 3 - 5 years experience in a warehouse Customer service driven Drivers license PC literate



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