We Are Hiring – Warehouse Manager


We Are Hiring – Warehouse Manager

WEDGEWOOD CRAFTED CONFECTIONARY was started by Gilly Walters, in the family kitchen in 1999. The business grew by word of mouth and soon production spilled from the family kitchen to the double garage. In 2006 Gilly’s sons joined the business and we moved in to our state of the art factory in the KZN Midlands.

Quality is at the heart of our business and we are passionate about it. Our nougat is handmade using only the finest ingredients. Just good honest food made the old-fashioned way.

We are looking to recruit a Warehouse Manager to join our team. The Warehouse Manager Responsibilities include:

  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization
  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security
  • Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system
  • Prepare annual budget
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies
  • Plan work rotas, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results
  • Recruit, select, orient, coach and motivate employees
  • Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, dead stock report etc)
  • Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided

Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a warehouse manager
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
  • Leadership skills and ability manage staff
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BS degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration

Do you want to work for KZN’s most loved brand? Then please email your cover letter and 2-page CV to home@wedgewoodnougat.co.za. Please note that only applicants with the above-mentioned requirements and qualifications will be considered.

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