Ops Supervisor


Date: 02-Feb-2021

Location: GT, South Africa

Company: Distell Limited


Applications are invited for the above mentioned position to be based at Bethal. The successful person will report directly to the DC Manager.


Purpose of the Position

The effective management of all activities in the Distribution Centre Warehouse relating to Customer Deliveries and the completion of all reasonable tasks to ensure the operational efficiency of Distell. The successful applicant will be the designated stand-in for the Ops Manager as well as assist and support Distell’s endeavour to become more responsive to our competitors, customers and consumers.

Key performance areas include, but are not limited to:

Ensure cost effective warehousing and distribution of company products
Ensure the effective functioning of Optimal Transport Management, Customer Deliveries and Outsource services
Responsible for the effective operation of all systems and procedures
Ensure the cost effective maintenance of company vehicles, material handling equipment and site
Effective co-operation and communication with the local sales department
Assist the Ops Manager in engaging the transport suppliers to maintain optimal fleet uptime for deliveries
Conduct regular fleet inspections and ensure adherence to road traffic legislation
Monitoring and understand fleet key performance indicators and implement corrective action plans where required and ensuring that SLA’s are in place
Warehouse management including stock availability, quality, DOC and working capital
Manage returnables and ensure that all product invoicing and empty returns procedures are adhered to
Financial management including the reduction of overtime and the usage of temporary employees
Ensuring Asset Management Master data is up to date and accurate
Maintain a high level of customer service
Effective 3rd Party management
Responsible for the end to end Owner Driver management in line iwth the latest Owner Driver Management guidelines
Ensure that customers receive deliveries within the agreed service levels and meet all customer service requirements
Ensure strict adherence to a Corporate Governance with regards to Risk and Quality
Understanding, implementation and adherence to the Internal Control measures such as ICC’s, ISO requirements, Owner Driver Audits and Operations Excellence
Perform administration and reporting effectively
Responsible for daily transport (Owner Driver) reconciliations (Losses and gains)
Responsible for Settlement (returnable materials) reconciliations
Hand held device (DRM Management) – responsible for the monitoring of connectivity
Responsible for Fleet COF and licensing
Management of Hired vehicles and Crew
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

Matric certificate
Relevant Diploma, Degree or Certificate in Logistics / Supply Chain / Management
Minimum of 6 months relevant experience in FMCG Logistics / Distribution environment in a supervisory role
Proficient in MS Office
SAP, Strato, Qlikview, SuccessFactors experience would be beneficial
The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and sound presentation skills
The ability to work after hours and / or shifts if necessary
Knowledge of all relevant legislation
Knowledge of customer service principles and practice
Experience in a customer service environment is essential

Application Process:

If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto www.distell.co.za/careers

Reference Number: 17611                                     Closing Date: 09 February 2021