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Job Title
Warehouse Team Leader
Employment Type
Part Time
5 to 6 years
R14990 to R15000
Job Published
24 February 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Purpose of Job:

Supporting the Management Team with the day-to-day operation of the warehouse (Defy Factory), R

Responsible for a group of operators and ensuring an efficient warehouse (Defy Factory) operation in achieving business targets.
Provide line management to the team, coordinating their workloads, providing support to ensure that the team delivers, monitoring any issues, and ensuring operational targets, KPIs, and quality standards are met in order to meet the requirements of the customer.
Develop the team by focusing on individual performance and support requirements to achieve high standards, whilst fostering a culture of working safely. 

Required Qualifications / Essential Basic Skills:

• Supervisory and Team Leader skills with the ability to motivate, develop and supervise others
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Good IT skills, in particular spreadsheets a knowledge of warehouse systems
• Analytical and numerical
• Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure / cost of poor quality
• Good planning skills and able to meet targets and deadlines
• Excellent attention to detail skills
• An appropriate warehousing qualification would be advantageous
• A supervisory qualification would also be beneficial
• Proven experience as a Warehouse Team Leader with experience of supervising and motivating a team
• A good working knowledge of health and safety and security requirements
• Knowledge and understanding of lean techniques may be advantageous

Duties & Responsibilities:

Task 1:

 Assist in running an efficient warehouse operation which is able to fulfil operational and customer demand and         meet set targets. Ensure the delivery of materials to production lines in accordance with production schedules

• Train new Warehouse operatives within area of responsibility
• Ensure inventories in area of responsibility are accurate
• Ensure stock movements are recorded accurately
• Support organizing and participate in stock takes at regular intervals
• Ensure that any computerized or automated systems are accurate and up to date
• Identify any systems improvements and make recommendations for change
• Where possible resolve any issues or problems which occur in the warehouse, where appropriate elevate the issue to senior level

Produce regular reports and statistics as and when required
• Review ways to reduce waste
• Assist in planning future capacity requirements
• Ensure that health and safety meet the required standards and carry out risk assessments
• Ensure that all lifting and maneuvering of products is carried out in accordance with manual handling procedures. • Ensure that vehicles, machinery and equipment is well maintained and fit for purpose
• Maintain high standards of security in the warehouse
• Ensure staff comply to health, safety and environmental regulations and work safely to protect themselves and others in the warehouse environment
• Ensure a clean and tidy working environment to aid operational efficiency.

Task 2: Any other duties or ad hock tasks - requested by Supervisor / Director * Continually improvement of skills, knowledge & service delivery * For fill any tasks requested by Bakers Task Team / Strategy Consultant* Positive energy is contagious and required by company - abstain from negative gossip

Task 3: ISO9001-2015 commitment to taking a lead role to ensure world class progression. To ensure that the Business Management System is maintained within your department/division and that the overall rating does not drop below a B during internal audits.




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