Logistics Coordinator / Supervisor

Company Profile

An opportunity has become available for a Logistics Coordinator / Supervisor based at the Snackworks Rosslyn factory and reporting directly to the Logistics Manager. The successful individual will be the link between the Production- and Stores teams, and would perform a variety of functions within the logistics space.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work with stores team leaders to ensure sufficient material availability Ensure live recording of incoming material and issues, transfers and returns Ensure adherence to SOP’s for effective storage control (including review and update of existing SOP’s) Manage stock accuracy through daily cycle counts Stock count report and variance analysis Monthly Stock count report and age analysis report Implement and maintain proper stock rotation Allergen management and control in storage Minimize stock write-offs and obtain approval for obsolete items Ensure clear and effective communication to buyers on materials Identify training requirements within the stores Frequently analyse capacity constraints of all stores operations Establish a firm interface between stores and processing/production Attend and report back on material constraints at the daily MDWT Level 2 meeting Focus attention on potential bottlenecks in stores to ensure optimum space efficiency Forklifts and Forklift driver management Ensure that health and safety policies and procedures are adhered to Management of timesheets, absenteeism and temp labour requirements Submit weekly summary to the Logistics manager of damages in stores Attendance of weekly production planning meeting in order to arrange labour requirements accordingly


Documenting Facts Thinking Rationally Building Relationships Making Decisions Staying Composed Resolving Conflict Working Together Planning and Organising Maintaining Productivity Minimising Risks

Experience Required

At least 5 years experience in a Receiving/Distribution/Factory environment of which a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Logistics Supervisor or Logistics Team Lead role, specifically gained within a manufacturing or FMCG environment. Proven experience in managing teams in a unionised environment required

Minimum Qualifications Required

A completed tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Warehousing required

Knowledge Required

SAP experience essential Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel) Proven experience of supervising people and performance Exposure to Industrial Relations (managing poor performance, disciplinary hearings) Knowledge of Inventory Management Processes and Systems Understanding of Bill of Materials