Warehouse Manager

City
Lagos
Country
Nigeria
Industry
FMCG - Foods
Date Posted
6/27/2018

Warehouse Manager

Job Scope:
  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilisation
  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping requirements
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, initiate and manage good housekeeping protocols
  • Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols
  • Control inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system and ERP
  • Achieve zero wastage by rigorously following FIFO and other inventory management protocols
  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies
  • Plan work schedules, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results
  • Recruit, orient, train and motivate employees
  • Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, dead stock report etc)
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional groups

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Any graduate, preferably engineering
  • PG Diploma in Materials Management
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Excel
  • 6-8 years in a mid-size manufacturing company, preferably FMCG

THIS IS AN EXPATRIATE POSITION ONLY - BACHELOR STATUS FOR THE FIRST YEAR
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