Takealot DC Champion - Collects Jobs in South Africa

Takealot DC Champion - Collects Jobs in South Africa

  • takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented DC Champion to join our team in Cape Town.

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

  • We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

    This position reports to the Collects Manager

    Your responsibilities may include

  • Ensure that the department is well organised and controlled to sufficiently support the goals of the business.

  • Implement improvement processes and maintain procedures and systems to minimise costs and maximise working capital.

  • Ensuring all work areas are clean and tidy and safe for staff to work in.

  • Evaluate daily operational reports to ensure key critical areas of the department are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved.

  • Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved.

  • Ensure that all processes are completed on the same day.

  • Daily planning with line Managers.

  • Oversee the DC Assistants and motivate attention to detail, for constant accuracy and turn-around times.

  • Assist with managing outputs within the department.

  • Maintaining quality and quantity of work.

  • Assist to maintain FIFO of tasks within the department.

  • Ensure escalated daily operational queries from team are resolved timeously.

    Qualifications and Attributes

  • Matric/Grade 12 or equivalent

  • Tertiary qualification advantageous

  • Have proven relevant experience in Picking, Packing, Receiving, Supplier collects, Collects and Inventory (In applicable departments within the DC)

  • 4-5 years warehouse experience

  • 2
    years supervisory experience/exposure

  • Have a detailed understanding of warehouse management systems

  • Problem-solving skills required

  • Possess excellent verbal and written
    communication skills for a demanding and customer focused working environment

  • Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills in accordance with modern best practice methods

  • Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality

  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt

  • Good team player, hard worker, willing to be flexible with a positive attitude

  • Must be able to work as part of a multi-cultural team

  • Must be able to train staff


  • Shift work as per agreed roster

    We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is forthright but respectful

  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute

  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions

  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours

  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience

  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster

  • is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input

  • is curious and challenge the status quo

  • is innovative and enjoys iteration

  • is collaborative

  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.

  • thinks like an owner of the business.


    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Takealot DC Champion - Collects Jobs in South Africa

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