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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Cape Town, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Logistics & Packaging Manager

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About this job

Our client is seeking is a highly driven, tenacious and self-motivated individual who is a creative thinker with sound analytical and critical problem-solving skills. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, assume responsibility for the day to day management of delivering packaging solutions to the business and customers.

Key Result Areas:

  • Manufacturing background in a similar industry
  • Understand and drive effective workflow processes
  • Picking/packing workflow/procedure knowledge
  • Process control
  • Quality monitoring systems and procedures
  • Heath & Safety focused
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures
  • Continuous improvements
  • Extensive knowledge of despatch and logistics management
  • Understanding of systems – ability to pick up systems easily (tech savvy)
  • Manage staff and procedures if the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide packaging solutions for new products and intricate projects/campaigns.
  • Supplier management and constantly investigating new logistic solutions


Skills Required

Essential Education

  • Relevant National Diploma / Degree in Logistics or Production Management
  • Diploma in Management Development

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Min 5 years’ experience in a despatch environment at the supervisory level
  • Min 2 years’ FMCG related work experience within the print/packaging distribution environment
  • Thorough knowledge and expertise in effective workflow creation within a picking and packing environment
  • Existing relationships within the South African freight and Logistics industry (Suppliers)
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Advanced Computer Skills
  • Negotiating skills


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