Branch Manager

Our client, a Leading Food Recovery, Non-Profit Organization, is looking for a Branch Manager to Lead Their Branch.Duties and Responsibilities:* Ensure that floor clearance executes within the set staging times.* Ensure that no stock is placed in storage or picking locations in the warehouse prior to being accurately captured in MS Business Central (ERP).* Ensure that products are sorted and defaced according to policies and procedures.* Check that stock is received in good order and within its best before date.* Ensure that stock quantities are verified as correct upon receipt against the supplier delivery note.* Supervise the dispatching process; ensuring that products are correctly picked and captured into the stock system at all times.* Ensure that no goods are dispatched to BOs without all the correct documentation is present in accordance with policies and procedures.* Ensure that all goods that are dispatched from the warehouse are correctly packed and damage-free.* Supervise the loading of goods onto vehicles and ensure all policies and procedures are followed regarding the dispatch and delivery of goods.* Ensure that the physical and system stock matches, by completing regular cyclical counts with staff and the Branch Manager.* Ensure proper stock rotation using the principle of the first expiry first out.* Assist in the execution of monthly stock takes.* Manage issues encountered around damaged stock or shortages.* Report any incident which may occur in the warehouse that relates toStaff safetyStock riskPerformance* Explain the plan to be executed for the day/week, providing all key information to perform tasks.* Ensure that staff do not eat or steal donated food at any time.* Ensure staff members do not eat their own food on the warehouse floor at any time.* Ensure maximum productivity by ensuring that:A safe and clean working environment is maintainedStaff instructions are clear and understoodStaff are aware of their responsibilities* Provide categories of work to be completed by all staff members.* Ensure all staff are equipped with the appropriate protective clothing (PPE) and ensure that such clothing or equipment is correctly used in the workplace.* Hold weekly team meetings with the Branch manager and staff.* Ensure that staff work together in harmony to achieve a common goal.* Ensure the warehouse (including receiving and dispatch areas) are kept clean and neat by regularly inspecting the various areas.* Arrange for damaged goods to be left in the designated area of the warehouse within their designated and identifiable categories - repack; repair, and dump.* Check that lighting is adequate, doors open and close easily, and any other issues that may impact productivity.* Report areas in need of attention to the Branch Manager and follow up.* Ensure that all racks are clear from any damaged or dangerous pallets.* Ensure that the forklift/moving equipment is maintained and in good working order.* Ensure that all equipment/tools of the trade are operated in a safe and efficient manner, following prescribed work methods.* Ensure the safe and efficient operation of the vehicles.* On a daily basis, perform routine pre and post inspections and perform minor maintenance on the forklift and other tools of the trade, and recommend repairs.* Maintain material handling equipment by recharging, cleaning, oiling, refuelling, and other necessary actions, and record/log all information.* Maintain the facilitys equipment, materials, and premises in a neat, clean, and orderly manner, including the removal of empty pallets, wood, plastic and other debris.* Please refer to the Forklift Operator job description for requirements relating to this function.* Ensure that all stock leaving the warehouse premises leaves with correct documentation as per policies and procedures.* Ensure that staff are searched when they leave for a tea, lunch break or home.* Ensure that controls are implemented where required to prevent stock losses.* Evaluate sufficiency of controls and advise senior management in the event of inadequacy.* Attend all relevant and necessary meetings.* Ensure that the administration relating to your work is always accurate and up to date including minutes of meetings, filing, and general administration.Key Skills*Strong administrative and inventory management experience.*Supervisory experience within the retail or wholesale food industry.*Proficiency with MS Business Central (ERP).*Proficiency with Microsoft Office environment and standard office and warehouse equipment and systems is necessary.*Passion for working in the NPO sector and wanting to make a difference.*Ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail, maintain focus on tasks and produce accurate work.*Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.*Must be able to pass criminal background checks ad credit references.Job Role: Branch ManagerIndustry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCGSalary: NegotiableRequired Skills6 Years of Experience Qualifications *At Least 6 Years of Warehouse Management experience.*At Least 4 Years of Experience in the FMCG industry.* A Supply Chain or Logistics Management Qualification.*Strong staff management and IR Experience.
Pretoria, GT, ZA