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12 Oct 2022

PermanentWarehouse Supervisor Required At Mbombela

Alert – Nelspruit: Operations – Posted by JobPlace24 Mbombela, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Job Description

Warehouse Supervisor Required At Mbombela

Job Location: Mbombela
Job Type: Permanent
Job categories: Warehouse
Company/Employer: Alert – Nelspruit: Operations
Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor Required At Mbombela

Vacancy Details

The purpose of this position is to oversee the maintenance of warehouse and labour-Supervision systems and may be involved in operating automated storage and retrieval systems.


  • Matric with
  • Tertiary qualification in warehouse/logistics- desirable
  • 5 years’ experience in warehouse, automotive industry- Essential
  • Must have previous Warehouse Supervisor/Manager experience
  • Show ability to understand and grasp issues thrust upon him/her in the warehouse and to be able to come up with solutions that meet the branch manager’s expectations.
  • Supervisory skills: planning and prioritizing the work of others, controlling projects.
  • Clearly assigning responsibility for tasks and decisions.
  • Setting clear objectives and measures.
  • Monitoring process, progress, and results.
  • Must have a good understanding of all the legislation, example the Health and Safety Act, Labour Relations Act, the Basic Conditions of Employment act, the Employment Equity Act etc.
  • Must have a good understanding of warehouse and logistics management and have a “hands on” operating style.
  • Strongly Computer literate
  • Decision making skills: initiate actions, take decisions, make recommendations in the warehouse.
  • Negotiating skills: can negotiate skilfully in difficult situations with internal and external groups. Can settle differences. Can win concessions without damaging relationships. Can be direct and forceful as well as diplomatic
  • Business acumen: know how business work. Knowledgeable in current warehouse and logistics practices, trends and information affecting the organization
  • Understanding and ability to communicate effectively and conduct business in an appropriate professional business manner.
  • Ability to work with management effectively and co-operatively above and below and analytical skills
  • Clear criminal record
  • Key Performance Indicators includes, but not limited to.


  • Develop and implement stock control policies
  • Managing the reconciliation of stock, monitor and report stock variances.
  • Ensuring that the warehouse is operating effectively.
  • Monitoring daily stock counts, identifying problems, shortages in shipments etc, investigating and taking corrective action thereon.
  • Accounting for stock losses and ensuring effective controls are implemented to prevent stock theft.
  • Ensure turnaround and lead times are adhered to by constantly monitoring performance by addressing and reporting poor performance.
  • Supervise inbound parts as well as unpacking, checking of products.
  • Responsible to oversee the distribution of stock as per allocation.
  • Ensure shipments are received, checked, allocated and distributed to branches within the prescribed time frame.
  • Handle all items returned for credit (RFC’s) daily
  • Handle parts returned to suppliers at least once a week


  • Provide leadership and guidance to direct reports when required at Warehouse.
  • Evaluate performance of direct reports by conducting performance reviews.
  • Ensuring that all processes, procedures and working conditions fall within legal requirements.
  • Define warehouse goals and objectives along with methods and measurements to achieve such goals.
  • Develop subordinates in all facets of warehouse functions
  • Responsible for the supervision of the drivers, vehicle maintenance and distribution routes
  • Other
  • Show ability to understand and grasp issues thrust upon him/her in the warehouse and to be able to come up with solutions that meet the branch manager’s expectations.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Equity Statement
  • At Motus we are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goal
  • Please note that candidates not contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful


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