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DSV – Global transport and logistics

In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world’s 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers’ entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at

Location: Kempton Park

Job Posting Title: Manager, Operations, Solutions

Time Type: Full Time


Work closely with site Managers (Off site Clients) to achive the following:

  • Prepare data Set
  • Prepare printplan, pick and pack plan and distribution plan
  • Accurate recieveing, picking, packing and distribution of goods.
  • Accurate inventory accuracy
  • Implement affective CIP and drive quality standards.
  • Achieve Sigma targets set out By Branch Manager
  • Achieve audit targets set out by Branch Manager
  • Positive EBIT results
  • 100% Distribution as per agreed project plans
  • Travel to Bloemfontein and Potcehfstroom on weekly basis during project times.

Tertiary Qualification(s)


Warehouse and Logistics Diploma and Project Management Diploma

Additional Computer Skills

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,

  • 5 years’ experience and highly effective working knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems.
  • Proficient in Excel for data management and reporting

Job-related Requirements

Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in industry with in depth experience in all job-related requirements listed below.

  • Supply chain and logistics; Operations: Extensive knowledge and hands on skill related to Inbound, Stock Management, Outbound / Order Fulfilment, Return processes and effective Packaging; Stock Management includes: Audits (perpetual and wall to wall), SKU Master maintenance, SKU Consolidation, volumetric and product categorization), Space Utilization & Density Measurement, Pick-face Replenishment Strategies .

Have you managed multiple projects within Operations.

  • Data; Capabilities to take Raw data and convert it to executable data, with project plan, print plan and distribution plan.
  • Distribution; Manage to distribution of the clients stock to final destination, Hiring vehicles resources to acomplies this by sticking withing budget requirements.
  • Problem Solving: Effective Root Cause Analysis, Problem Solving and implementation of Corrective and Preventative Measures;
  • Management: Must be able to do all managerial functions (Planning, Organizing, Leading, Controlling, Monitoring) independently, effectively and reliably;
  • Communication: Must communicate effectively (written and verbal) to manage and meet both internal and external customer expectations;
  • Compliance:Must ensure full site compliance, including the following: DSV Policies, Regulations, Work Instructions, Maintenance Schedule and Local Authority requirements;
  • Stress and Conflict Management: Must have effective techniques and/or skills to manage conflict, cope with stress and work effectively under constant pressure;
  • Quality Management and CIP: Knowledge and experience of QMS such as ISO 9001, 14001, 18001, as well as Continuous Improvement Processes and Risk Management;
  • Commercial; Ensure tight cost control (incl. all facets of procurement)
  • HR and IR: Must be able to effectively lead, train, develop, performance measure and performance manage all subordinates to ensure high morale, productivity and retention. This includes advanced knowledge of Industrial Relations and Processes


  • Good Team player
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must be able to lead a team
  • Must be able to work in a diverse environment
  • Must have good time management skills
  • High level of emotional intelligence;
  • Excellent knowledge of Packaging Methodologies

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Staff Meetings / Time and Attendnace / Tool box talks
  • Project planning, resource planning and packaging material planning.
  • Daily stock comparisons to be done.
  • Scanner register updated daily in issuing and retrieving of equipment.
  • Manage SKU and Bin Maintenance
  • Manage Picking induction and sorter through put.
  • Query resolutions for short picks / miss scans
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Continues Monitoring on WMS System that process are being followed.
  • Arrange dedicated vehicles with armed estcourts for delivery on planned delivery days
  • Depart vehicles on the day with aremed Estcourts
  • Liase with transported and estcourts on the ofload load trucks.

Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

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