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  • Posted: Aug 19, 2020
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    In 1976, 9 independent trucking companies and a business developer joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world’s 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers’ entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, process...
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    Manager, Inventory and Planning

     

    JOB SPECIFICATION
    Main Purpose Of The Role
    This role will be responsible for the management and control of daily / weekly / monthly Retail Distribution Center:

    • Planning, scheduling & balancing of resources across various teams
    • Planning, scheduling & balancing of In & Outbound orders across various customer requirements
    • Inventory Management

    Duties And Responsibilities

    • Understand the customer’s business
    • Understand the customer’s customer requirements
    • Develop a strong, trusting relationship with clients
    • Deep understanding of contractual SLAs & KPIs
    • Adherence to HSE compliance and responsibilities
    • Adherence to tasks not stipulated in job profile i.e. audit compliance, adhoc duties due to operational requirements.
    • Create and maintain various reports in line with KPI and contractual obligations.
    • Control, action, investigate and complete CAPA document’s if need be, this includes but is not limited to nil picks, error percentages, KPI requirements, etc.
    • Complete daily system checks to ensure all data to and from the client system is working

    Planning Manager

    • Daily analysis of the inbound and outbound schedules and capacities, compare it to the available resources and create an optimal production plan/processing plan to achieve the highest output for the facility considering the following
      • Processing limitations/advantages due to product types needing processing
      • Available time to process specific units to achieve required SLA
    • Have clear and consistent communication within operations and between operations and the client to ensure all achievements and exceptions are managed pro-actively to ensure proper management of expectations
      • Must push back on operations/client when the targets are not achievable and create alternatives to the challenges to ensure best scenario is achieved
    • Job Rotation: To create flexibility and personal growth by organizing job rotation.
      • Ensure that the job rotation amongst team members balances ergonomically challenging jobs with those that are physically less
      • Train team members in order to gain flexibility for job rotation
    • Consistently reviewing data to identify areas of improvement to further improve te output of the operation

    Inventory Management

    • Control the risks associated with inventory.
    • Monitor and correct the inadequate or inappropriate inventory, to meet the demands of sales e.g. stock shortage.
    • Action the high inventory levels e.g. FIFO, Obsolete and Slow-moving stock, on client request.
    • Manage and correct inventory movement records on WMS and ensure correction on client system
    • Control the security over inventory which could result in loss, theft or misappropriation, etc.
    • Plan and implement cycle counts, ABC analysis counting and various other processes in line with the KPI and contractual obligations.
    • Ensure Material Master and bin master is maintained, updated and actioned as required.
    • Control, quarantined and damaged stock, this includes inspections, scrapping processes, etc.
    • Ensure inventory processes are followed in operations and admin
    • Manage system enhancement process

    DSV - Global transport and logistics
    In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at www.dsv.com

    Location: Plumbago, Kempton Park
    Job Posting Title:Manager, Inventory & Planning

    Tertiary Qualification

    • 4-year Logistics or Supply Chain Management degree, or 4-year equivalent diploma (BTECH)
    • 4-year Industrial Engineering, or 4-year equivalent diploma (BTECH)
    • BCom Logistics or 4-year equivalent diploma (BTECH)
    • Other relevant qualifications in Inventory, Planning or Stock Management

    5-10 years minimum relevant experience in industry with in-depth experience in all job-related requirements listed below
    Computer Literacy

    • Excellent knowledge of ERP and WMS systems
    • Advance knowledge Relevant Planning & Inventory Management software/apps
    • Tableau/PowerBI
    • Tactix, JustEnough, Netstock or similar planning software packages
    • SQL, VBA

    Highly proficient in Excel/PowerPoint for data management and reporting

    Job Related Requirements

    • Min 5 years’ experience in managing stock and inventory
    • 3-5 years experience in planning, scheduling & balancing of workload
    • 3-5 years’ experience in a warehouse environment
    • Min of 3 years’ in job related Retail environment
    • Intricate understanding of work balancing and capacity planning between multiple departments within an operation to find synergies to be able to achieve the highest output from a limited amount of resources
    • Extensive knowledge of Inbound, Outbound, Cycle-counting and Return processes and workflows
    • Proven knowledge and experience in root cause analysis and problem solving, including investigating and troubleshooting of stock discrepancies.
    • Sound and proven skills in Planning, Organising, Directing, Controlling & Monitoring.
    • Excellent communication skills and ability – be able to communicate assertively at all levels within and out of the company.
    • Min 5 years’ people management experience
    • Strong attention to detail and high quality of work.
    • Must be able to meet and manage customer expectations and ensure compliance to Policies, Regulations, Work Instructions and Workloads.
    • A sound understanding of the Supply Chain.
    • Financial acumen, especially the ability to explain the impact of changes in working capital on a business.
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to think logically.
    • Good interpersonal skills for client account management.
    • A good understanding of MRP and inventory management principles
    • Very good mathematical & analytical skills
    • Own vehicle and driver’s license
    • Ability to work extended hours / after hours

    ADDED ADVANTAGES FOR THIS ROLE
    Electives

    • R etail experience & understanding
    • Project Management experience
    • Good people and leadership skills
    • Excellent client relationship history
    • Strong Problem solving and Analytical skills
    • System enhancement experience
    • Inventory Optimization software exposure, like JustEnough, OptiMatix, Netstock, Forecast Pro etc.
    • ERP / MRP / Planning & Scheduling systems exposure
    • Team involvement
    • Leadership ability
    • Deadline Driven
    • Self-Motivator
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to plan long term

     

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    Branch Manager

    DSV - Global transport and logistics

    In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at www.dsv.com

    Location: PLUMBAGO
    Job Posting Title: BRANCH MANAGER, OPERATIONS

    TERTIARY QUALIFICATIONs

    • 4-year Logistics or Supply Chain Management degree, or 4-year equivalent diploma (BTECH)
    • 4-year Industrial Engineering, or 4-year equivalent diploma (BTECH)
    • BCom Logistics or 4-year equivalent diploma (BTECH)
    • 5-10 years minimum relevant experience in industry with in-depth experience in all job-related requirements listed below.

    Computer Literacy Level

    • 5-year experience and highly effective working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems
    • Highly proficient in Excel/PowerPoint for data management and reporting

    Job Related Requirements

    Minimum of 5 – 7 years’ experience in Retail Warehousing:

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Supply chain and logistics;
    • Operations: Extensive knowledge and hands on skill related to Inbound, Stock Management, Outbound / Order Fulfilment, Return processes and effective Packaging;
    • Stock Management includes: Audits (perpetual and wall to wall), SKU Master maintenance, SKU Consolidation, Slotting (based on ABC analysis, volumetric and product categorization), Space Utilization & Density Measurement, Pick-face Replenishment Strategies, Batch and Serial Number Management, Expiry management (First Expiry First Out), and daily DSV system to Client system variance measurement, investigation and alignment;
    • Problem Solving: Effective Root Cause Analysis, Problem Solving and implementation of Corrective and Preventative Measures;
    • Management: Must be able to do all managerial functions (Planning, Organizing, Leading, Controlling, Monitoring) independently, effectively and reliably;
    • Communication: Must communicate effectively (written and verbal) to manage and meet both internal and external customer expectations;
    • Compliance: Must ensure full site compliance, including the following: DSV Policies, Regulations, Work Instructions, Maintenance Schedule and Local Authority requirements;
    • Stress and Conflict Management: Must have effective techniques and/or skills to manage conflict, cope with stress and work effectively under constant pressure;
    • Quality Management and CIP: Knowledge and experience of QMS such as ISO 9001, 14001, 18001, as well as Continuous Improvement Processes and Risk Management;
    • Commercial: Must have effective commercial acumen and experience to manage Client and Supplier Contracts, SLA’s and Risk;
    • Financial: Must have effective financial acumen to develop budget, ensure tight cost control (incl. all facets of procurement) and ensure consistent on time revenue collection to meet or exceed budget;
    • HR and IR: Must be able to effectively lead, train, develop, performance measure and performance manage all subordinates to ensure high morale, productivity and retention. This includes advanced knowledge of Industrial Relations and Processes;
    • Ability to work extended hour’s and over weekends when required
    • Own vehicle and driver’s license
    • Be prepared to travel and even move to another site in Gauteng

    Manage All Aspects Of Contract Logistics Operation To Ensure

    • Budget revenue and EBIT targets consistently met or exceeded;
    • Daily cost control, including actual heads not exceeding authorized, and no overtime;
    • Contractual obligations and SLA/s consistently achieved;
    • Maintain operational performance in line with client agreed SLA
    • Maintain Internal KPI’s.
    • Credibility and trust relationship developed with client/s resulting in satisfied client/s that renew with DSV;
    • Multi-skilled, motivated and productive staff with low staff turnover;
    • All aspects of compliance, including HSE and QMS managed and compliant at all times;
    • Extremely high stock integrity with both bin and count accuracy meeting or exceeding client SLA.
    • Take ownership & manage a multiclient warehousing operation, in line with DSV policies & strategies
    • Implement, maintain & improve best industry warehousing practices
    • Identify, drive and implement improvements in support of productivity & cost savings.
    • Managing Sigma projects to ensure initiatives are delivered on time.
    • To effectively manage the operation in terms of operational performance, people management, quality management, health & safety compliance and financial performance.
    • Ability to engage at a tactical and strategic level whilst building strong relationships with the client/s.

    Manage And Take Ownership Of Operation/s To

    • Consistently achieve or exceed EBIT targets;
    • Ensure high level of training and safety awareness on site to avoid safety incidents whereby people, equipment or facility are accidentally harmed;
    • Ensure daily system to system stock on hand recon and alignment between DSV and client systems, and immediate investigation and CAPA for any variances;
    • Ensure invoicing is accurate and supported with suitable back-up documentation, and avoid credit notes wherever possible;
    • Drive monthly cost reviews, tracking and trend measurement at line item level to ensure costs are challenged and every effort is made to avoid or reduce them from month to month;
    • Ensure all unavoidable costs are controlled and fully recovered where possible via accurate and on time invoices, and all revenue is received on time and in full from clients with remittance supplied;
    • Maintain operational performance and contractual compliance to consistently achieve agreed SLA & KPI’s and avoid any claims for losses and damages;
    • Ensure Stock Management processes are carried out and objectives are met on a daily basis. This includes daily replenishments, cycle counting (including empty bin checks) and SKU consolidation;
    • Maintain frequent and excellent communication and effective expectation management with client;
    • Ensure all client queries are documented, addressed and feedback provided to client within 24 hours;
    • Maintain Internal and External Reporting of accurate and high-quality content and format;
    • Identify, drive and implement improvements in support of productivity & cost savings (aligned to DSV SIGMA);
    • Effectively manage the operation in terms of financial performance, operational process adherence, HSE / Legal compliance (health, safety & environment), GDP / GWP compliance, constant audit readiness and compliant safety incident reporting (on time and in full);
    • Effectively manage Quality Management Systems (ISO) in accordance with DSV company policies, procedures and specific audit requirements;
    • Ensure Corrective and Preventative Action reports and register are kept up to date;
    • Ensure facility, processes and documentation in constant audit readiness so that we always pass audits with no major findings. Audits include ISO, Ops Assessments and TAPA;
    • Proactively maintain all facility, equipment and systems to ensure safety and business continuity;
    • Effectively performance manage and lead your team to ensure they are trained, productive and have high morale, with full adherence to Site Rules, BCEA, LRA and DSV code of conduct;
    • Ensure regular documented two-way communication sessions with management and supervision of all areas (at least weekly);
    • Ensure effective succession planning in place down to and including team leader level;
    • Maintain and drive culture of Ops Excellence with ongoing OTP, SPQRCE and 5S (housekeeping) in Workplace;
    • Maintain a staff recognition program with monthly feedback;
    • Ensure all people on your site (clients, staff, contractors, visitors etc.) fully adhere at all times to DSV Site Rules, OHSA and good safety practice to safeguard their health, DSV and client property, and prevent resultant claims;
    • Ensure MHE is shared and utilized as much as possible, all underutilized MHE is returned, and MHE is well maintained and not damaged at any time whilst on site.

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    Supervisor

    DSV - Global transport and logistics
    In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at www.dsv.com

    Location: Plumbago, Kempton Park
    Job Posting Title: Supervisor, Operations

    Tertiary Qualifications

    • Matric
    • Logistics or SC Qualification + min 3 years’ experience or; 5-10 years relevant experience in industry with in-depth experience in all job-related requirements listed below.

    Computer Literacy Level

    • 5-years experience and highly effective working knowledge of DSV CargoWRITE or Infor WM10 Warehouse Management System

    Proficient in Excel for data management and reporting

    Job-related Requirements

    • Min 5 years relevant supervisory experience:
    • Health product identification and compliant storage segregation by resultant UN Code and/or MSDS category
    • Consumer and/or Retail product;
    • Specialized packaging for Consumer and/or Retail;
    • High value product requiring specialized processes and storage arrangements;
    • Value added services such as promotional bundling, kitting and re-labeling;
    • Online order management and fulfilment;
    • Operations: Extensive knowledge and hands on skill related to Inbound, Stock Management, Outbound / Order Fulfilment, Return processes, effective Packaging, excellent facility housekeeping (5S) and batch / serial number and expiry control;
    • Stock Management includes: Audits (perpetual and wall to wall), SKU Master maintenance, SKU Consolidation, Slotting (based on ABC analysis, volumetric and product categorization), Space Utilization & Density Measurement, Pick-face Replenishment Strategies, Batch and Serial Number Management, Expiry management (First Expiry First Out), and daily DSV system to Client system variance measurement, investigation and alignment;
    • Problem Solving: Effective Root Cause Analysis, Problem Solving and implementation of Corrective and Preventative Measures;
    • Management: Must be able to do all managerial functions (Planning, Organizing, Leading, Controlling, Monitoring) independently, effectively and reliably;
    • Communication: Must communicate effectively (written and verbal) to manage and meet both internal and external customer expectations;
    • Compliance: Must ensure full site compliance, including the following: DSV Policies, Regulations, Work Instructions, Maintenance Schedule and Local Authority requirements;
    • Stress and Conflict Management: Must have effective techniques and/or skills to manage conflict, cope with stress and work effectively under constant pressure;
    • SHERQ: Internal measurement and auditing of all site processes to ensure stability and improvement in areas of Health and safety, environment and facility compliance/risk mitigation. Knowledge and experience of QMS such as ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001;
    • Commercial: Must have effective commercial acumen and experience to manage Client and Supplier Contracts, SLA’s and Risk;
    • Financial: Must have effective financial acumen to populate budget template, ensure tight cost control and ensure consistent on time revenue collection to meet or exceed budget;
    • HR and IR: Must be able to effectively lead, train, performance measure and performance manage all subordinates to ensure high morale, productivity and retention. This includes advanced knowledge of Industrial Relations and Processes;

    Main Purpose

    • This role will be responsible for the supervision and control of all warehousing process and procedures. Ensuring Material Handlers and Team Leaders are carrying out their responsibilities as per their job profile and the relevant inbound/outbound Work Instructions are being followed.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensure daily stock on hand alignment between DSV and client systems, and immediate investigation and CAPA for any variances;
    • Control the risks associated with receiving/put-away/dispatch of stock
    • Monitor and correct the inadequate or inappropriate picking/dispatch, to meet the demands of sales e.g. stock shortage.
    • Allocation, management and prioritization of picking waves in line with business requirements
    • Work balancing between waves to ensure optimal productivity and efficiency is achieved
    • Monitoring and follow up on Urgent, Quick Replenishment and other priority orders
    • Control the security over picking areas which could result in loss, theft or misappropriation, etc.
    • Ensure all tracking and issuing of daily/ weekly and monthly reporting
    • Control, action, investigate and complete CAPA document’s if need be, this includes but is not limited to nil picks, error percentages, KPI requirements, etc.
    • Ensure processes are followed throughout the operation
    • Create and maintain various reports in line with KPI’s
    • Adherence to housekeeping and HSE compliance and responsibilities
    • Conduct daily/weekly/monthly Department Inspections
    • Review and update processes and workflows as required in area of responsibility
    • Monitoring and follow through of HR and IR incidents and requirements
    • Team player, build and maintain team morale
    • Adherence to tasks not stipulated in job profile i.e. audit compliance, adhoc duties due to operational requirements
    • Manage and oversee people in both inbound and outbound departments
    • Report any operational incidents to the operations manager
    • Ensure weekly housekeeping reports by team leaders are completed
    • Ensure all operational KPI’s are maintained
    • Through maintenance of the KPI’s ensure the SLA between service provider and client is adhered to
    • Practice and implement continuous improvement
    • Assist operations manager in matters pertaining to the daily running’s and upkeep of the operation
    • Implement and track training of admin/operational staff with assistance of operations manager
    • Practice and adhere to OHS standards
    • Follow processes/work instructions as laid out for the inbound and outbound sectors and ensure staff also practice correct work instructions
    • Perform stock take as and when required by the client
    • Attend management meetings
    • Maintain the required standards and performance of staff
    • Address staff issues (i.e. time and attendance, day to day queries) and elevate to Operations Manager when necessary
    • Rectify non-performance/poor behavior

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