Dischem Driver Vacancies – Inventory Supervisor

Website Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Job Description:

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ in Midrand has an opportunity available for a DC Inventory Supervisor to join the team. The main purpose of this role will be to achieve operational excellence, within the Dis-Chem Warehouse. To ensure efficient and accurate Inventory processes and regulations in line with company standard operation procedures within the distribution centre.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan the layout of a multiple supplier stock storage system.
  • Effective and efficient relationships with internal customers to improve operating efficiencies.
  • Provide accurate data on individual performance to management and act when company standards are not met.
  • Ensure that daily audits are performed on replenishments and pack-away.
  • Effective and efficient resolution of internal and external customer day-to-day queries.
  • Ensure that accuracy of counts is maintained.
  • Ensure cycle counts are processed and captured accurately and timeously.
  • The effective and efficient performance of clerical functions in the Inventory department, according to standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure that all administration and filing is accurate and up to date.
  • Efficient and accurate administration, filling and reporting for transactional excellence.
  • Adhere to Good Warehousing Practises, SHE programme and Occupational Health and Safety act.
  • Anticipate issues and opportunities and take act on them pro-actively.
  • Ensure capturing of corrections and special enquiries are completed accurately.
  • Adherence and delivery against shift specific targets, with emphasis on accuracy.
  • Deal with all aspects of store or customer queries.
  • Report any health and safety hazards to ensure ultimate safety in the distribution centre.
  • Report any problems to the Inventory Manager.
  • Ensure that staff conducts cycle counting, on a regular cyclic basis.
  • Ensure optimal planning and forecasting of department resources to meet the day-to-day strategic objectives.
  • Analyse adjustment trends and take appropriate action by drawing to management attention.
  • Ensure all floor checklists are completed and handed to management daily.
  • Maintain a stock rotation on an inventory based on FEFO (first expiry, first out) principle.
  • Ensure everything, within reason has been done to meet customer expectations and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monitor workflow and productivity and give proper feedback to the Inventory Manager.

Job Requirements:

  • Proactively communicates in order to build co-operative relationships with internal customers
  • Be able to work in a pharmaceutical environment (site applicable)
  • Demonstrate thorough theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of all Distribution Centre, logistics and supply chain operations
  • Knowledge of Material Handling Standards, Administration and Management, Supply Chain and Personnel and Human Resources Management.
  • Knowledge of Management Systems, Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • English – Read, write and speak well.
  • Have knowledge of the business measures and targets, directly related to own role.
  • Knowledge of Public Safety and Security, Customer Service, Transportation Principles and Methods, Production and Processing

Qualification & Experience:

  • 2 Years relevant experience, in a Distribution, Logistics or Supply Chain Environment
  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Supply-Chain / Logistics Degree or Diploma

Job Details:

Company: Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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