Warehouse Manager Jobs in Kenya
Warehouse Manager Jobs in Kenya
Job Brief: We are looking to recruit a Warehouse Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the warehouse and the promotion of sales in the area.
He/she must liaise with customers and prospective customers to ensure that their needs are met and that a high-quality service is maintained.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan the arrangement of goods within the warehouse and organize special requirements for certain stock. i.e. fragile products.
Keeping stock control systems up to date and planning future capacity requirements
Checking and verifying shipping records; handling questions or concerns of shipping shortages or overages and addressing problems with inventory control
Drive stock taking activities in conjunction with the accounts department as required in the support of outlined guidelines and procedures
Establishing and maintaining a stock inventory management system
Ensuring documentation and reporting losses and damages
Develop controls to minimize losses from spoilage and theft to prevent stock out or overstocking.
Ensure resources are applying proper handling procedures during loading and storage of freight received.
Monitor all receiving practices to ensure that procedures are followed and that all freight can be accounted for.
Ensuring warehouse is clean, the products are dust free and FIFO is in place
Determining transport requirements and organizing distribution plans
Ensure fast turnaround of trucks during receipt and dispatch
Ensuring accountabilities for all inventories during the distribution process from the warehouse to the planned destination
Coordinating distribution plan effectively to ensure effective and timely release/dispatch of goods to customers.
usage plans for distribution and daily usage.
Allocating vehicles for distribution and ensuring responsible driver complete daily mileage log for respective vehicle.
Follow all SOPS in the warehouse department to the latter.
Required Skills and Competencies
At least 3 years’ experience in warehousing, logistics and/or Supply Chain services preferably for a FMCG setup.
Professional qualifications in Logistics/Supply Chain will be a key requirement
Knowledge and expertise in warehousing and logistics
Excellent writing and oral communication skills
Ability to quickly learn and make systematic improvements to current processes
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and focus on task completion
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
Ability to work effectively in a team setting
Strong computer skills, proficient with MS office applications
Experience working with an ERP will be an added advantage
How to Apply
Are you interested in this position and do you meet the minimum requirements?
Apply by sending an email with your CV and a convincing cover letter to
The application deadline is 25th January 2021.
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