Senior Distribution Centre Manager

  • Nationwide Placement
  • Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Jun 25, 2017
Permanent Distribution / Shipping Logistics Warehouse

Job Description

Our client is searching for a Senior Distribution Centre Manager to manage their JHB operations The ideal candidate would be one who has senior management experience managing a large distribution centre within the retail industry

Key performance areas

  • Develop strategic vision and direction for distribution of goods
  • Maintaining operational excellence
  • Ensure that longerterm strategic plans and objectives are aligned to achieving this vision
  • Accountable for allocated cost centres and budgets driving team to meet / exceed set financial targets set
  • Ensure departments fulfil trading divisions and customer needs service and deliverydriven
  • Support and influence the design of innovative new processes with all stakeholders as required
  • Ensure effective processes and systems are in place to optimize service delivery and targeted outputs
  • Effective relationship management with key stakeholders both internal and external
  • Manage and drive development of direct and indirect staff
  • Design and implementation of processes as they expand and for the new site
  • Strategic input to Group Logistics
  • Implement strategy for all brands and products


  • A minimum of 8 years relevant experience at a senior management level in a supply chain/ logistics environment or running a number of smaller Distribution Centres concurrently
  • Retail management experience would be an advantage
  • BCom Logistics/ Engineering Industrial/ Mechanical/ Process or related
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to effectively manage end to end retail supply chain more specifically the logistics function including warehousing inventory management inbound and outbound logistics
  • Must be comfortable working within a Distribution Centre environment
  • Must have strong people management experience
  • Demonstrate sound business and financial acumen

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please FAX your full resume, CV to 0867504884

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates.

Should you not hear from us within 14 workings, please consider your application unsuccessful.

CTC: R650k - R550k

Job Level


Salary Range

R40 000 - R50 000 per month