DC General Manager in Unique Personnel CapeTown,WesternCape,SouthAfrica

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About the job

Reports to Regional General Manager

Purpose of Position: The General Manager is responsible for the management and performance of the Warehouse Operations, Transport Operations and Customer Service in his region. Building and monitoring operational capacity and process to ensure the sustainability of the Distribution Centres operations at the right cost to the right quality standards

Key Functional Responsibilities

The Key Functional Responsibilities of the General Manager includes but is not limited to:

Warehouse & Transport Management

  • Ensures all quality audits are passed.
  • Ensures all operations comply with Company policy and procedure.
  • Improves operational KPI’s year on year.
  • Ensures DC facilities and equipment are maintained and in good working order.
  • Overseeing Inventory Management
  • Reviewing Replenishment put away and Inventory control operations.

Continuous Improvement

  • Develop human capital, processes and procedures and ensure continuous are actively pursued in the areas of process, quality, service level and cost improvements.

Customer Service

  • Achieve customer contracted service levels.
  • No restaurant below the minimum service level over a 12 month period.
  • Ensure that customer complaints are resolved quickly.
  • Build and maintain sound relationships with market


  • Presents and explains performance per DC.


  • Achieve budgeted cost per case per DC.


Delivers budgets per DC that meet specified mandate

Master delivery schedule.

  • Ensures DC master schedules are optimal, accommodate growth and meets the customer’s needs.


  • DC contingency plans are always up-to-date.
  • Operational risks are timeously addressed and mitigated.
  • Mitigate financial loss.
  • Ensure that all KPI’s are met and risk is mitigated.


  • DC Managers performance is reviewed at least 4 times a year.
  • Succession plan for DC managers are always up to date.
  • Continuous training and development according to training requirements are met and up to date.
  • Continuously coaches and mentors staff.
  • Host monthly staff meeting with minutes.
  • Ensure that all staff maintains company’s certification.
  • Ensure succession plan in place for career levels.
  • Liaising with the HR department so as to understand all the necessary aspects and needs of HR development, and ensure all staff are fully informed of HR objectives, purposes and achievements
  • Manage a stable HR climate in the workplace
  • Liaising with HR regarding overtime and absenteeism, motivating staff, recruiting staff, training, mentoring, coaching and development of staff according to company policies and procedures
  • Conduct regular performance appraisals with subordinates and ensure that the process is cascaded throughout the warehousing team.
  • Develop and manage high performance multi-disciplinary team in order to solve problems within the distribution centre

Company: Unique Personnel

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: CapeTown,WesternCape,SouthAfrica

Application Deadline: N/A

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