House & Home – Assistant Distribution Centre Manager

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Assistant Distribution Centre Manager


Assistant Distribution Centre Manager (SHO200314-20) - House and Home (updated image)
Job Details
Closing Date2020/04/03
Reference NumberSHO200314-20
Job TitleAssistant Distribution Centre Manager
Job TypePermanent
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Location – ProvinceGauteng
Location – Town or CityJohannesburg
Purpose of the JobHouse & Home, a division of The Shoprite Group, Africa’s largest retailer, currently has an excellent opportunity available to join our team. This opportunity will have you operate in a fast-paced furniture retail environment. If you are adept at identifying and meeting distribution needs, driving goods out and delivering outstanding service, then this is the role for you. You will assist in managing DC Operational processes efficiently and effectively in order to ensure the timeous delivery of ordered stock to stores.
Job Advert Details
Job CategoryLogistics
Job ObjectivesYour role as Assistant DC Manager includes: 1. OPERATING RESULTS OF DELEGATED TASKS ACCOUNTABLE FOR • Receiving, bulk storage, and dispatch process performance • Quality • Productivity • Inventory • Systems 2. MANAGEMENT • Weekly and daily operational work planning, priority setting and scheduling • Operational performance monitoring • Input into Operations structures & roles • Operational process improvement, process policies, procedures and performance standards • Manage interfaces with Planning, Replenishment, Facilities, and Transport • Excercise accurate stock management • Resolve escalated operational issues 3. LEADERSHIP • Staffing decisions • Developing others • Individual performance management • Motivated and disciplined team • Change management
Qualifications• Relevant qualification in Logistics or Retail Management
Experience• At least three to five years experience in DC Operations or Supply Chain management
Knowledge and SkillsKnowledge • Supply Chain principles, specifically DC Operational management processes and procedures. Skills • Working knowledge of Warehouse systems • Computer literacy


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