POSITION: WAREHOUSE MANAGER (MIDDLE MANAGEMENT)
NAKAMBALA – MAZABUKA
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Warehouse Manager in the Supply Chain Department. This position is based at Nakambala and reports to the Head of Logistics.
The successful incumbent will be responsible for implementing and driving Illovo Outbound Logistics Way and related standards to ensure warehouse logistics excellence and cost optimisation.
Effectively manage warehouse operations and dispatch of products, to ensure delivery on time and in full to customers
Drive warehouse efficiencies through adherence to standards and best practice as defined in the Illovo Logistics Way and Country specific requirements
Effectively manage utilization of satellite / overflow warehouses
Control and reconcile stock from receipt in the warehouse to dispatch from facility
Track, control and reconcile stock / inventory and product movements in and out of the warehouse, and account for all variances
Manage correct operation and maintenance of warehouse material handling equipment to ensure consistent availability and safe handling of product
Provide input to and effectively manage the warehouse budget on a daily/weekly/monthly basis
Ensure compliance with group minimum standards and processes for Warehouses and depots
Ensure adherence to minimum stock control procedures
Ensure that Safety, Health, Environment, Risk and Quality (SHERQ) standards are consistently met in the warehouse
Ensure talent and performance management are embedded in local ways of working
Promote a culture of continuous improvement
Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Full Grade 12 Certificate
Bachelor’s degree in Supply chain management, Transport Management or Logistics, Business administration or other related degree.
5 years’ experience in Outbound Logistics (warehouse and transportation) in a manufacturing environment, covering all warehouse processes including receiving, picking, planning, loading, inventory management, safety, and material handling equipment. Experience in bulk material handling would be an added advantage
Proven ability to manage all resources, shift management and equipment
Knowledge of warehouse management systems
Should possess sound business acumen and problem-solving skills, with strong interpersonal skills and results focus; ability to influences others; ability to lead and motivate others; ability to plan and organise, and work effectively under pressure
Must be a member of the Zambia Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
Method of Application
Should you be interested in applying for this role, please submit your detailed CV, copies of relevant qualifications, relevant professional accreditation, registrations, and ID/Passport to
The subject of your email should read: Application: Warehouse Manager
Please upload all your documents as one SINGLE PDF or zip file. Ensure your application is complete with all the requirements above. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.