Operations Manager

LOCATION: Linbro Business Park - Gauteng

SALARY: Market Related, Provident Fund and Medical Aid

JOB SUMMARY: The main purpose of this role is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the company’s logistics and distribution, to improve the relevant systems and processes and to ensure the various departments are well integrated and successfully supportive of each other, to provide unbeatable service to our customers.

• Relevant tertiary qualification
• Solid experience and track record in similar (broad) operations function – 5 - 8 years

• Must have solid warehouse and logistics experience
• Must have managed the procurement function
• Must have experience in assemblies
• Must have facilities management experience
• Must have worked on an ERP system preferably K8


• Warehouse:
o Accomplish warehouse operations human resource objectives
o Achieve warehouse operations operational objectives
o Meets warehouse operations financial objectives by forecasting requirements, scheduling expenditures analysing variances and initiating corrective actions
o Monthly stock forecasts based on stock movement and sales trends
o Develop warehouse operations systems and improvements
o Develop warehouse design by planning layout, product flow, and product handling systems; evaluating and recommending new equipment
o Manage and maintain the current Logistics contract

• Procurement:
o Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials and supplies
o Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales
o Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment
o Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, procedures and process flow charts
o Maintain records of goods ordered and received, as well as overstocking, slow moving and redundant stock
o Analyse market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability

• Assemblies:
o Overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule
o Ensuring that the production is cost effective
o Estimating costs and setting the quality standards
o Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules
o Create the necessary bill of materials for each specified product, required by sales and assemblies
o Calculating cost for bill of materials, for each product and maintaining the accuracy of so called ‘’BOMs”’ and cost for stock levels, sales and margin purposes

• General:
o Facilities management including but not limited to:
o Generator maintenance
o Supplier and contractor management
o Company vehicles
o Building
o Operations
o Branch operations management
o Staff management

Send your CV and applicable documentation to Perinne Gough at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.