Logistics Planning & Operations Manager – Hammersdale

Logistics Planning & Operations Manager – Hammersdale

Our client, an award Winning Cold Storage Facility which provide storage for temperature-controlled solutions throughout the perishable industry, is looking for a Logistics Planning & Operations Manager based in Hammersdale.
 
JOB PURPOSE:
Ensure that the flow of pallets through the facility is managed efficiently. Ensure that the cold store operates at maximum efficiency.
 
  
ROLE AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Commercial Planning
    • Plan and allocate staff according to work requirements
    • Staff Training & Develop staff performance
    • Develop staff morale & handle staff issues
    • Ensure that the Cold Store operates at maximum efficiency
    • Monitor movement of pallets in and out of the facility ensuring productivity targets are achieved in all departments
    • Attend to client queries when required  
    • Set service delivery targets for employees
    • Effectively communicate and implement targets with employees
    • Ensure regular measurement and improvement of targets
    • All incidents need to be documented, report to senior management & reports need to be handed to HR department for filing  
    • Ensure that all equipment is returned at the end of each shift
    • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping and Safety
    • Any other tasks necessary for the conduct of the employer’s business, as the employer may from time to time direct
 
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    • Raising Safety Awareness and Performing Risk Assessments
    • Implementation of a HACCP system
    • Management & Planning Meetings & Reporting   
    • Internal auditing practices
    • Job Hazard analysis & planned job observation
    • Accident & incident investigation
    • Discipline & dismissals under the LRA act   
    • Initiating disciplinary enquiries   
    • Chairing disciplinary enquiries   
    • Employment Equity act    
    • Anti-Corruption    
    • Competition Law & POPIA  
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Team player
 
  Proven experience in a Managerial position
    • Tertiary qualification essential  
 
Salary: R 30 – R 40K depending on experience