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OPEX Warehouse Manager

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13 Jun, 2016

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Management Jobs in South Africa

Eaton Electrical  Africa is searching for a Operational Excellence Warehouse Manager based in Wadeville, and reporting to the Supply Chain Manager – Africa.   Primary Function: We are looking for an effective Operational Excellence Warehouse Manager to direct receiving, warehousing and distribution operations. The incumbent will oversee the various areas of receiving, warehouse management, value-adding services and dispatch of products to multiple customers as per requested metrics. The goal is to ensure productivity targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are executed, maintained and where needed improved.   Essential Functions:

  • Strategic Management of warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations
  • Restructure 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 inventory accuracy and reconcile with ERP system.
  • Plan work schedules, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results.

Basic Qualifications
Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
  • Syspro & SAP are a plus
  • Proven warehouse management experience (+7 years)
  • 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.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills to operate in three levels: strategic, tactical and execution of initiatives

What Eaton Offers:

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic is really important for us
  • Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development
  • Great promotional opportunities  – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

About Eaton: Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Desired Skills and Experience
Eaton Electrical Africa is searching for a Operational Excellence Warehouse Manager based in Wadeville, and reporting to the Supply Chain Manager – Africa.

Primary Function:
We are looking for an effective Operational Excellence Warehouse Manager to direct receiving, warehousing and distribution operations. The incumbent will oversee the various areas of receiving, warehouse management, value-adding services and dispatch of products to multiple customers as per requested metrics. The goal is to ensure productivity targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are executed, maintained and where needed improved.

Essential Functions:
• Strategic Management of warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision
• Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations
• Restructure 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 inventory accuracy and reconcile with ERP system.
• Plan work schedules, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
• Syspro & SAP are a plus
• Proven warehouse management experience (+7 years)
• 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.
• Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills to operate in three levels: strategic, tactical and execution of initiatives

What Eaton Offers:
• Excellent working environment – safety and ethic is really important for us
• Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development
• Great promotional opportunities – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

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