Educational Requirements: Grade 12 5 Years Relevant Experience Required Purpose: The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the overall performance and well-being of the warehouse receiving, storage and picking departments of the distribution centre, its staff and its customers; Monitoring operational capacity and process to ensure the sustainability of the distribution centre warehouse operations at the right cost and to the right quality standards. Key Functional Responsibilities: Inventory. Ensure stock is counted daily. Run monthly and annual audited stock counts. Review and sign off on all stocks variances. Stock variances are investigated and resolved within 48 hours. Ensures WMS master is 100% accurate at all times. Cost control Warehouse expenditure is managed within budget. Labour is managed within budgeted KPI’s. Stock losses are managed within budgeted KPI’s. Stock damages are managed within budgeted KPI’s. Repairs and maintenance is managed within budgeted KPI’s. Machinery is managed within budgeted KPI’s. Cost overruns are investigated and appropriate countermeasures are instituted to prevent further overruns. Expenditure is recorded in correct period. Accounts are accurate. Process compliance. DC is consistently compliant with all Company procedures. Warehouse quality standards are consistently maintained in accordance with company requirements. Pass all internal and external quality audits. Audit gaps are closed within prescribed due dates. Perform staff on the job procedure assessments weekly. Continuous improvement. Process, quality, service level and cost improvements are actively pursued through the company process. Picking. Picking is accurate according to agreed target. Provide resources required according to pick plan. Receiving. Receiving is accurate according to agreed target. Provide resources required to achieve receiving plan. Floor is clear before pick. All pallets are labelled. Facility and equipment maintenance (buildings, racks, plant, MHE’s, delivery equipment etc.) Assets are well maintained, clean and good working order. Warehouse is well maintained, neat and clean. Health and safety repairs are completed without delay. Preventative maintenance is carried out according to programme. Everything has a place, every place is labelled and everything is in its place. Daily Max sessions: Attend and contribute to daily Max Sessions. Planning. Activities are planned. Activities are resourced according to plan. Sign off weekly plan. Review daily plan. Assist in preparation of DC budget. Reporting. Provide daily and weekly plan versus actual report. Reports are accurate. Report deadlines are met. Variance to budget/plan are explained. Risk management. Sprinkler and fire systems always in 100% working order. Racks inspected per procedure. Generator is maintained according to specificationComply with all relevant legislation.