Takealot DC Operations Trainer Jobs in South Africa

Takealot DC Operations Trainer Jobs in South Africa

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

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hardworking 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 DC Project Manager

    Your responsibilities may includes

  • Leads operations training for new and current employees

  • Tracks employee progress and assists in analysing training program effectiveness

  • Collaborate with the DC leadership team to identify staff training and development needs for improved performance and provide resources and trainings to meet those needs.

  • Assist in the coaching of staff towards meeting and exceeding performance expectations for quantity, quality, timeliness, and efficiency

  • Conduct on-the-job training and employee orientation including Safety Methods Training and Production Standards for company employees in the Operations department

  • Demonstrate, train and enforce Operational “Best Practices”

  • Assist supervisors and management staff with people development.

  • Identify areas that need the most improvement and report to supervisor for quality enhancement

  • Drive and implement a multi skilling program

  • Assist with annual performance review

  • Assist in rolling-out the company training program ( my academy)

  • Ensure SOP are adhered to

  • Routinely audit Operational SOP

  • Develop training material for new equipment and processes

  • Train and support the understanding of operational KPI

  • Works on ad hoc projects and events.

  • Preparation of management reports

  • Collaborate with project and operations managers

  • Maintain the simulation system for training

    Attributes required

  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

  • Comfortable with change and excellent team player

  • Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems

  • Experience in the management of staff
    Strong administration skills

  • Computer Literate (Intermediate to Advance Excel skills, PowerPoint presentations skills, MS Word, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Project Management)


  • Degree/Diploma in HR / Supply Chain / Operations management / Industrial engineering

  • 3-5 years field experience in staff training / staff development


  • Experience in Continuous improvement / Six Sigma

  • Strong People management affinity

  • Full understanding of a WCS, the application, troubleshoot, problems

    The Environment

  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer- centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e- commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.

  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

    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 Operations Trainer Jobs in South Africa

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