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Careers Warehouse Supervisor

Warehouse Supervisor

Dept: Tea

Location: Capricorn Business Park

01 June 2022


Cape Herb & Spice has grown from entrepreneurial roots into a global FMCG player, employing over 500 people and operating across 3 sites in Cape Town. Centered around innovation and quality, Cape Herb and Spice gives any candidate a great opportunity to gain extensive international experience and build an exciting career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan jobs to be picked as per the production schedule and ensure picking is complete and in time for production.
  • Ensure that the system is live, and that all inventory transactions are accurately processed in real time.
  • Supervise warehouse staff, ensuring all disciplines are strictly adhered to.
  • Drive system improvements and ensure that staff are committed to adopting new technologies.
  • Ensure all transactions and administrative tasks associated with packaging and raw materials are accurately and timeously completed.
  • Take ownership of the goods receiving process and ensure that the goods receiving procedure is adhered to.
  • Ensure stock accuracy and system integrity is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure compliance to all Health and Safety and Food Safety certification protocol.

Key Functional Areas:

  • Lead picking staff and warehouse activities.     
  • Supervise picking staff and plan daily activities to ensure that staff are being utilised effectively.
  • Prepare for and supervise stock takes.
  • Ensure that the warehouse is well organised, all stock is neatly packed away and all stock is labelled.
  • Ensure that work in progress is correct and clearly identifiable.
  • Ensure picking activities are conducted efficiently through the use of barcode scanning.
  • Ensure system transactions are processed in the correct sequence and minimise errors.
  • Report system related problems and ensure that issues are escalated in order to be fixed as soon as possible.
  • Perform receiving transactions accurately and timeously and assist finance with related queries.
  • Immediately report staff problems or discipline issues to your line manager.
  • Ensure staff timekeeping discipline is maintained in the department.
  • Ensure that staff are trained and competent to perform their respective roles.
  • Ensure all relevant procedures are strictly complied with in the department and take the necessary action to address any non-conformances.
  • Attend development training as determined by the company from time to time.
  • Check system accuracy and ensure that the system is a true reflection of what is happening in real time.
  • Accurately complete and maintain records.
  • Communicate with various departments regarding receiving and issuing status of materials.
  • Provide input to assist with continuously improving our reports and procedures.
  • Host auditors (internal and external) as and when audits are executed, providing clear, concise information

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs (Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Syspro knowledge advantageous

Required Prior Learning/ Experience:

  • Grade 12 + certificate in Warehouse Management
  • 2-3 years supervisory experience

Personal Characteristics:

  • Reliable
  • Team Player with Good Leadership ability
  • Good eye for Attention to detail and thorough
  • System driven and motivated to embrace new technologies
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good time management
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good timekeeping and attendance

If you have not received a response within two weeks of application submission kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

To consider any application for employment, we will have to process your personal information. The Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA), provides that when one processes another’s personal information, such collection, retention, dissemination and use of that person’s personal information must be done in a lawful and transparent manner.

To give effect to the above, we are required to provide you with information regarding the processing of your personal information. This information is recorded under the HR Processing Notice, which can be accessed and viewed on the Company website at Printed copies of this Processing Notice can also be accessed from the HR department. We kindly request that you read the HR Processing Notice to ensure that you understand how Libstar uses and processes your personal information.

HR Contact:Mary-Rose Wrigley


Telephone:Email Only