Friday, 6 January 2012

Tetra Pak - Warehouse and Distribution Manager

As a world leading company in food processing and packaging, Tetra Pak’s motto ‘PROTECTS WHAT’S GOODTM’ reflects the philosophy upon which we conduct our business in order to make food safe and available, everywhere.

Operating in more than 165 markets with over 20,000 employees, Tetra Pak believes in responsible industry leadership, creating profitable growth in harmony with good corporate citizenship and a sustainable approach to business.

We work closely with our suppliers and customers on preferred processing and packaging solutions to provide convenient, innovative and environmentally sound products to millions of people worldwide.

Warehouse and Distribution Manager

The focus of this position is working with and through others, building and maintaining relationships and working closely and accurately within established guidelines, structures and policies. There is a need for an effective communicator, someone who is able to stimulate and motivate others.

Detail work is a major focus of the job and those details need to be handled quickly, correctly and efficiently. The job involves managing others, therefore, following up carefully and closely is required to ensure both correct work and maintenance of the relationships.

Scope of the Job

The Warehouse & Distribution Manager plans who reports to the Supply Chain Manager, directs and administers all aspects of the warehouse operations. In addition they will oversee the enforcement of all warehouse procedures and practice, as well as act as the interlaces with internal and external stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities:

Inventory Control
  • Be responsible for inventory control, inventory report and ownership of physical inventory including accuracy of stock.
  • Ensures effective monitoring of stock and possible expiration dates to help minimize loss due to obsolescence.
  • Ensure that all inventory movements are accompanied by necessary system transactions on-line.
  • Organize, plan and manage periodical stock taking including daily cycle counts.
  • Maintain, manage and be accountable for the warehouse expense budget.
  • Review and resolve discrepancies related to stocks.
Operational Performance and Improvement
  • Ensure fast turn-around of trucks during receipt and dispatch.
  • Ensure efficient delivery of raw materials to production physically and on-line.
  • Ensure effective removal of factory waste and management of waste collections.
  • Improve customer satisfaction by ensuring effective finished goods movement.
  • Ensure integrity of data into the shipping management system.
  • Champion World Class Manufacturing Process deployment in the warehouse operations.
Employee Engagement and Performance Management

Core Competencies, Skills & Abilities
  • Leadership
  • Quality standards
  • Judgment
  • High level of integrity & honesty
  • Planning & Organization
  • Communication
  • Bachelors Degree in Business related field.
  • Diploma in Procurement and Purchasing (CIPS or equivalent).
  • Computer Knowledge; Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Extensive experience in application of SAP in warehouse operations at Super User level.
  • Minimum five (5) years working experience.
If you think you match the above requirements, please send us your application with up-to-date curriculum vitae, citing your current remuneration package, to:

The Human Resources Manager,
Tetra Pak Limited
P.O. Box 78340, 00507,

or email address: to reach us on or before 20th January 2012.

Any incidence of canvassing will lead to a candidate’s disqualification.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Tetra Pak is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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