Distribution Controller

at Distell
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 23, 2020
Category Retail Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the above-mentioned position to be based in Oshakati. This position will report to the DC Manager.

Key Performance Areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure cost effective warehousing and dispatch of finished goods
  • Management and development of subordinates
  • Effective liaison with the DAC department
  • Performing effective administration and reporting functions as required
  • Enforce SHEQ and ISO standards to ensure distribution operations comply with Quality Control and Risk Policies
  • Administer effective vehicle, load and forklift utilization
  • Ensure maintenance and road worthiness of fleet
  • Track, monitor and control 3rd party distribution performance
  • Warrant utmost productivity within the workplace
  • Compliance with the Company Policy regarding handling of Company Property and Assets
  • Produce Warehouse and Distribution reports accurately and timeously
  • Pro-actively work towards stock rotation and manage stock-losses and write-offs
  • Effective stock management and day-to-day running of the warehouse
  • Assisting the DC Manager with operationally required tasks as and when required

Preferable qualifications / experience/ skills:

  • A minimum qualification of Grade 12 Certificate
  • A tertiary qualification in Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehouse or Transport Management will be an added advantage
  • At least five years experience in a distribution environment, preferably in the wholesale trade
  • Experience in the FMCG environment / beverage industry will be advantageous
  • Understanding and implementation of all related OHSE requirements within the warehouse environment
  • Technical knowledge of Material Handling Equipment is mandatory
  • Basic understanding of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • Proven computer literacy (Microsoft Office and SAP packages)
  • A valid Code B/BE driver’s license
  • Thorough knowledge of Distell’s products
  • Analytical nature with good leadership skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Punctual nature with a lot of self-drive
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