Despatch Supervisor Required – Apply Now.
A vacancy exists for a Despatch Supervisor at our Baking Division in Polokwane. This position will report to the Distribution Manager. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The successful incumbent will be responsible for verifying and maintaining records of incoming and outgoing goods, prepare goods for despatch, arranging clearance and collection of imported cargo from customs and bond stores & arranging shipment of cargo for export.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Ensuring all trucks are despatched timeously in the morning. • Arranging replacements of despatch staff where necessary. • Ensuring that the despatch team is wearing uniform at all times. • Arranging internal distribution labour where necessary. • Ensuring that the despatch recon document is completed daily. • Maintaining prescribed records of goods received and despatched. • Enhance excellent customer service in the despatch department. • Reconcile/ oversee despatch foreman recons daily. • Ensure all data captured is correct. • Verify production transfers daily and confirm returns to despatch. • Balance despatch recons’ daily sales with van sheets daily sales per route.
• Count and record all returns to stock of all drivers on the return slip • Oversee stock variances and report to management. • Ensure that foreman handed stock over to the next shift. • Report any stock received short from production. Check physical stock on the floor. • Capturing hours work for employees and managing their clock cards. • Balance crates between us and all depots, and other bakeries on a daily basis. • Inspect cleanliness of trucks before loading and record if its clean on the vehicle hygiene control sheet • Supervise, lead and control the truck loaders while they are loading the trucks. • Ensure that all trucks are loaded on time. • Ensure that the departments have enough crates for production.
• Matric. • National Diploma in related field would be added advantage. • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role. • Code 10 driver’s licence would be added advantage. • Computer literacy is essential. Syspro is essentials. • Good written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines. • Good administrative skills. • Organised. • Accuracy is essential. • Audit and compliance.