Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ Distribution Centre in Midrand has an opportunity available for a Trainee Manager to join their Outbound team. The main purpose of this role will be to achieve operational excellence within Dis-Chem Distribution, by assisting the Outbound Manager.
Grade 12 / Matric
Transport Management or Supply-Chain / Logistics Degree or Diploma
Minimum 1-2 Years of Management experience in Distribution, Logistics or Supply Chain Environment
Computer packages –Microsoft Office
Experience in the Retail/Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
Experience with SAP, EWM or other ERP systems
Optimal planning and forecasting of department resources to meet the daily strategic objective defined by the quantity of orders in the system.
Ensure that customer orders and jabs are pulled daily and that Wave item clearing is maintained with no orders in excess of 2 days.
Ensure that the system is monitored and cleaned up by using the management tools available on SAP EWM.
Ensure that all stock is received and packed away and accurately maintained on the system.
Assist with implementation and optimization of new projects related to improving the efficiency of operations.
Ensure that all equipment is maintained and in safe operating conditions.
Ensure that picking/ replenishment stats are monitored to ensure that productivity and accuracy targets are met.
Ensure that resources and queues are monitored and optimised as per operational requirements.
Ensure that Picking Supervisor’s sign off discrepancies and that picking aisles are neat and product integrity is maintained.
Ensure that put away and replenishments are done efficiently as per operational requirements.
Ensure that all stock discrepancies are reported to the inventory team.
Ensure that checking staff maintains a high standard of accuracy during the checking process.
Ensure that stock is packed in the correct size boxes/ totes and is correctly sealed and labelled.
Ensure that all stock leaving their area is scanned and all discrepancies are resolved.
Ensure that stock is packed in a manner that will prevent cross-contamination and damages during transport to stores.
Ensure targets set by management are met and reported.
Ability to work under pressure
Demonstrate an understanding of the necessary leadership principles, values, principles of behaviour and leads by example.
Demonstrate personal initiative.
Take accountability for own actions.
Demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to corporate governance principles
Demonstrate a service mind-set and ensures everything within reason is done to achieve service excellence.
Have the ability to build effective and productive relationships at all levels.
Have the ability to influence service providers and build effective relationships within a team environment.
Have the ability to acknowledge conflict, give positive / difficult feedback and make decisions while maintaining individual dignity and respect.
Special conditions of employment:
South African or valid work permit
MIE, clear criminal and credit
Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport
Remuneration and benefits:
Market related salary
ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.
Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.
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