General Manager

at Masa
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 15, 2020
Category Logistics & Transportation Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Large Logistics company located in Gauteng seeks a General Manager for warehouse with over 1000 staff to manage all operational efficiencies, with 6 direct reports to ensure continuous improvement and optimal efficiency.


  • Implement operational best practices
  • Provide staff leadership and direction
  • Ensure SOP and company policies and administer practices
  • Managing budget and controlling expenses.
  • Effectively forecasting resources needed to meet service, financial and operational requirements.
  • Cost justification and determine ROI.
  • Inventory control processes and procedures.
  • Set requirements and expectations for Warehouse Supervisors
  • Works closely with other departments to support and resources for projects and initiatives.
  • Ensure that customer's service expectations are met, including achieving all service levels metrics and quality performance goals
  • Prepare various reports and analyses
  • WCM principles


  • MBA preferred
  • Dealing with Unions
  • Preferred Qualification: Industrial engineering, B. Com degree or Supply chain degree
  • 10+ years of experience in Distribution and warehousing
  • 10+ years in directly managing a very large staff compliment
  • Deliver continuous improvement
  • Lean principles / six sigma
  • Knowledge of logistics facility/warehouse layout and flow design
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