The Beverage Company: Warehouse Supervisor

Company The Beverage Company
Reference # 1210724
Published 16/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Accountable for quality, standards, service and desired outputs within inter-related functional areas of
responsibility. May be responsible for work of others.
Job Functions Warehousing
Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector)
To ensure that the balance between great Customer Service and Cost Compression is struck by satisfying
Customer Demand in a Safe, efficient and effective manner with continuous improvement being top of mind.

Key Accountabilities and Outputs
Health, Safety and Environment
• Maximum Safe Pallet stacking heights complied with
• Site housekeeping standards maintained using the 5S philosophy
• Ensure adherence to site safety standards as head of Safety, Health and Environmental Committee
• Ensure compliance to all relevant legislation
• Conduct Planned Job Observations.
• Ensure adherence to site safety standards and critical member of Safety, Health and Environmental
Committee in line with the OSH Act.
• Ensure the safe operation of vehicles in accordance with the Road Traffic Act within and outside of
the Distribution Centre.
• Ensure compliance to all relevant legislation and support a safe environment for The Beverage
Company’s Employees, Contractors and Visitors.
Enhanced Customer Service
• Maintain good Customer relations by delivering on promise consistently.
• Feedback on all Customer comments, queries and suggestions within the service level agreement.
• Supervision of all Forklift Drivers and Pickers.
• Feedback on queries, complaints, incorrect loading and picking conducted to prevent recurrence.
• Turn around Times in Warehouse is met as per standard
Effective stock quality management
• Warehouse stock age standards maintained by ensuring stock rotation principles applied
• Ensures quality control through checking packaging on warehouse floor and prior to loading
Effective inventory management
• Participation in handover process before and after every shift
• Accurate stock counts performed when requested
• Maintain clear and effective communication with Stock Clerk, Warehouse Controller and Warehouse
Supervisor Management and Leadership
• Ensure that The Beverage Company’s Vision, Mission, Values and strategic goals are communicated
and understood by all Employees and Contractors.
• Employees are managed in accordance with The Beverage Company’s Performance Management
• Provide on the job coaching and mentoring to promote continuous improvement.
• Manage Employees in a manner that maintains a healthy Industrial Relations climate.
• Employee punctuality, Time and Attendance managed to meet operational requirements and within
budget confines.
• Ensure that all Employees are conversant/compliant with relevant business information, policies,
processes and procedures.
Accurate checking, loading and unloading of vehicles
• Ensure that all independent check conducted of all loads to ensure correct quantities of split and full
• Accurate recording of returns
• Facilitate efficient loading and unloading of vehicles
• Maintain clear and effective communication with Warehouse Controller / and other team members
• All documentation accurately and comprehensively completed
Routine Responsibilities
• Perform physical inventory counts and investigate variances.
• Physical activity to be recorded in the ERP system to promote visibility and good governance.
• Engage with the Distribution Controller to execute loading inline with the Load Plan.
• Resourcing plans to be developed in line with volume forecasts.
• Ensure efficient and accurate picking and loading of Distribution vehicles.
• Ensure that vehicles are loaded within the TAT standard.
• Equipment operated safely within Manufacturers specifications and compliant with the OHS Act.
• Validate Time and Attendance/Overtime for clocking Employees
Financial Management
• Continuously seeks financial optimisation opportunities and demonstrates an Entrepreneurial
• Monthly financial performance analysed, necessary plans put in place to correct if required with
detailed commentary supplied.
• Conversant with relevant business information, policies, processes and procedures

Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelors Degree (3 years) / NQF level 7 (Essential)
• Up to 2 years experience (Supervisory) FMCG
• MS Excel; MS Word; SAP; E Mail; MS PowerPoint
Job Closing Date 23/07/2021