Zambia Sugar Plc
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Warehouse Manager

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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.

Key Responsibilities

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.

Application deadline
15 Dec 15:00