27 Nov '18
Depot and Logistics Manager

Business Services, Gauteng JHB - Northern Suburbs

R 800000 - R 900000

Leading company requires Logistic Manager with internal operations warehouse experience. Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or Logistics or Supply Chain is a must.

Principal Accountabilities

Logistics Management:

  • Manage internal warehouse operations and related teams
  • Manage transport providers for field service operations
  • Manage logistics network in the country, e.g. Depots
  • Control forward and reverse logistics processes

Inventory Management:

  • Forward Inventory planning based on past and predicted demands
  • Analysing inventory: slow movers, as well as excess and obsolete stock (EOS)
  • Monitor and report on stock fluctuations and report on fill rate
  • Liaise with Finance on stock write off, scrap, provisioning
  • Support Global Purchasing in supplier negotiations
  • Manage inventory stock takes on all locations

Repair Management:

  • Responsible for accurate repair planning
  • Monitor and control Repair Quality incl. data reporting
  • Accurate tracking of Repairs and parts valuation


  • Managing, analysing and optimizing the performance with appropriate KPIs
  • Conduct root cause analysis and action plans to increase performance
  • Identifying and highlighting supply chain improvement opportunities
  • Assist in special projects and analysis as needed
  • Report into global spare parts logistics organization

Required Competencies

  • Strong leadership capabilities to deliver results and to build cross-functional teams
  • Strategic focus with the ability to analyse, formulate and implement strategic procurement strategies to significantly reduce cost for a global business
  • Ability to inspire innovative performance of staff, peers and suppliers
  • High degree of financial and problem solving ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • People management skills, solution oriented, analytically strong, team player communicator, flexible attitude, open for and supporting change
  • Ability to develop rapport and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or Logistics or Supply Chain
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • SAP & Oracle would be an advantage
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Strong Microsoft Office Excel skills
  • Experience in Logistics and Distribution essential
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Experience in indirect and direct commodity management across multiple countries with an understanding of cultural and legal differences

Ad Visible Until: 26 December 2018
Ref: JNB007163/HT

Vacancy Type: Permanent