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Inbound Manager

DEPARTMENT : Supply Chain – Durban DC


To effectively plan, lead, organise and control all functions related to the goods receipt and quality control processes of the Distribution Centre. This function includes the capacity management for the local, import and decanting receiving as well as effective quality control in alignment with set targets and standards as prescribed by the business. Entrenching a performance based culture of continuous improvement and health and safety awareness in line with the Sikhula KunYe Culture. 



  • Lead DC inbound departments to maximize operational excellence, quality, and efficiency for inbound operations and Value Added Services
  • Manage and ensure an efficient planning and optimization of  the flow of volume across all inbound departments from offloading of Import and Local Containers in line with the agreed Inbound schedule and transshipments (TSP’s).
  • Manage the overall profitability based on cost effectiveness through accurate planning and budget follow up and by using cost saving initiatives​.
  • Support Inbound Departments to resolve issues, and ensure close alignment with the Key Performance Areas (KPIs) of the department. 
  • Lead and support the Department Process Managers. to recruit, develop and retain workforce for Inbound according to capability needs and forecasted capacity requirements
  • Ensure supplier adherence and compliance with the Supplier Manual



  • 3 year Diploma/Degree in Warehouse Management/Supply Chain/Operations Management
  • +/- 5 Years Warehouse Experience in a middle/senior management role
  • Computer Literacy: G-Suite (with Advanced Excel)
  • Previous exposure to warehouse management systems
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations will be an advantage
  • Management of TES
  • Analytical ability
  • Competencies: Leadership; Planning & organising skills; Decision making; Building and maintaining relationships; Communication; Confidence and decisiveness, Empathy, Learning orientation and change;  Passion and Openness 


CLOSING DATE: 29 September 2022

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your CV and covering letter

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