Logistics & Warehouse Manager

Short Job Description: 

Plan, direct, and coordinate the storage and distribution of raw materials, packaging and finished goods within warehouses nationally and globally for our client in the FMCG industry, as well as managing logistics and warehouse staff.

Job posting date: 
Friday, October 1, 2021
Job Type: 
Graduate placement
Required skills: 
Other - Manufacturing, Logistics, Supply Chain
Required Qualification: 
relevant qualification
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R25K - R30K
Remuneration term: 
Full Job Description: 

Logistics & Warehouse Manager Job, Cape Town, Western Cape




  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the storage and distribution of raw materials, packaging, and finished goods within all required warehouses nationally and globally.
  • Ensure that customer supply needs are met efficiently
  • Ensure financial efficiency related to logistics.
  • Manage logistics and warehouse staff.
  • Manage customer and warehouse delivery bookings
  • Schedule daily delivery routes
  • Inventory management from receiving and delivering in collaboration with warehouse team to ensure stock levels are maintained at all distributors
  • Process Warehouse stock transfers
  • Assist and work alongside the production manager to evaluate and adapt the required resources for completion of all orders
  • Always maintain a professional and prompt communication pattern with clients with regards to logistics information required, dispatch and shipping of all local orders
  • Ensure dispatch documents are completed in accordance with unique specifications of each client
  • Back-up with GRN processing
  • Maintain CHEP reconciliations
  • Strategic planning of logistics and warehousing
  • Drive financial objectives of the company to assist with profitability and growth



  • A matric certificate is essential
  • At least five years working experience
  • Strong management skills
  • Proven track record of logistics management
  • Lean manufacturing highly advantageous
  • Experience in imports and exports
  • Knowledge of Incoterms
  • Strong understanding of international shipping standards and clearance
  • Computer literacy with strong Excel skills is essential
  • Information systems experience (DEAR, WMS and Production Planning)
  • Working knowledge of HACCP/ISO FS Systems



  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent quality orientation and attention to detail
  • Strong planning and organizing/work management
  • High energy and an ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving ability
  • High level of integrity
  • Exceptional follow-up skills i.e., ability to follow through to completion
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
South Africa
Which province(s) does this job apply to: 
Western Cape
Cape Town

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