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PostingID : 2319

Job Title:   Warehouse Manager

Job Category: Stores

Job Type

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

• Must represent the company in a professional, enthusiastic and positive manner. • Ensure an efficient warehouse operation which is able to fulfil operational and industry demand. • Provide a safe working environment, adhering to Health, Safety and Environmental procedures and ensuring they are understood and practiced by the team at all times. • Plan, co-ordinate and monitor the receipt, storage and dispatch of products and goods. • Drive a zero tolerance mindset for deviation from the use of quality processes to ensure business deliverables are met fully. • Understand industry needs and ensure alignment with the needs/commitments of the business. • Effective planning of future capacity requirements. • Keep up to date and respond accordingly to all enquiries. • Ensure inventories are accurate and control inventory levels by ensuring physical counts are conducted and reconciled with WAMS utilizing help of the warehouse team. • Ensure the relevance and accuracy of all documentation relating to products/goods in and products/goods out including labeling/tag of all stock items. • Ensure that any IT and automated systems records are accurate and up to date. • Identify any systems improvements and drive through recommendations for change. • Ensure efficient and effective use of warehouse space to include layout and future capacity requirements and review ways to reduce waste. • Develop and maintain metrics/KPIs, reports, process documentation, customer service logs and training and safety records. • Create policies and procedures for warehouse activities and ensure all systems meet the standards for accreditation in line with the quality systems. • Continuously review ways to aid efficiency, add value and reduce costs as well as delivering continuous improvement initiatives. • Create and implement best practice warehousing principles, policies and processes. • Ensure that health and safety meets the required standards and that risk assessments are carried out. • Ensure any hazardous materials are stored in accordance with requirements. • Establish, monitor and maintain high standards of security in the warehouse by setting security procedures. • Ensure that vehicles, machinery and equipment is well maintained and fit for purpose. • Ensure that all lifting and maneuvering of product is carried out in accordance with manual handling procedures. • Ensure that staff comply with health, safety and environmental regulations and work safely to protect themselves and others in the warehouse environment. • Ensure a clean and tidy working environment to aid operational efficiency. • Coach, manage and develop warehouse staff and team leaders to optimize performance and meet targets and deadlines. • Communicate with warehouse staff on a regular basis to make them aware of priorities, targets and operational requirements. • Ensure effective warehouse and distribution operations by implementing department policies and procedures. • Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess on-going performance of direct report. • Input and hold responsibility for Warehouse budgets.

Required Skills / Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree or Professional Qualification in Warehouse & Supply Chain Management or any First Degree + minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar or analogous role.. Degree preferred, HND, BTec Professional Level 5 Award or equivalent NVQ Level 5 qualifications. • Demonstrable experience of running a warehouse, preferably in the cocoa industry • Previous management experience with the ability to manage and motivate direct reports and others. • Previous experience of inventory control. • A full understanding of the requirements of running a warehouse, such as health and safety and security requirements to include certification of dangerous goods handling and aviation security • A warehouse or distribution qualification would be advantageous • Must have clear knowledge and understanding of warehouse operations and techniques. • Significant experience in Warehouse Management / Supply Chain or Logistics Management with commodities.

Years of Experience : 5 Years   


• Proven management skills with the ability to optimize team performance and development. • Highly developed inter-personal and communication skills coupled with the ability to negotiate and influence at all levels within the business. • Ability to build, lead and motivate a skilled team able to meet objectives and agreed targets. • Good IT skills, in particular spreadsheets and databases and a knowledge of managing a team including analytical and numerical with strong decision making skills. • Need to have excellent attention to detail skills. • Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies. • Proactively contribute to creating a good team atmosphere • Anticipates and overcomes obstacles and makes useful links to arrive at insightful plans and solutions and embraces personal challenge. • Confident, rounded thinking and takes ownership for team cohesion and team development. • Is self-aware, optimistic and open to change and has an adult to adult, collaborative approach to others. • Must be Resilient, influential with a Can do/will do attitude. • Work as part of the Management team to share ideas and improve operation, recommending, supporting and implementing continuous improvement activities and process and procedure improvements to optimize results and improve quality of delivery, in line with quality standards requirements and industry and organizational deliverables. • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance. • Work collaboratively, negotiate and engage with key stakeholders to facilitate delivery and compliance with organizational and department strategy. • Assist Senior Management in ensuring effective relationships with client businesses through maintaining an appropriate interface between the Farmers and Opinion Leaders in the communities where the company operates. • Liaise with Thirty Party Institution when required in a timely way and handle any concerns Liaise with others in the business to monitor requirements and to ensure quality of service. • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Warehousing activities.


Education Level : Bachelors Degree


City: Sefwi- Wiawso- Western Region


MinSalary GHc: 0.0000

MaxSalary GHc: 0.0000

Job Posting

Posting Date: May 21 2018 12:00AM

Date Expires : 21/06/2018

How to Apply

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Send Application (CV and Covering Letter) to : engineering@careersinghana.com

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