Depot Manager – Queenstown

Eastern Cape, Full Time

Job Description    

To ensure the delivery of Premier products in time and in full every day. Incumbent will also be responsible for overseeing the co-ordination of all the functions on site including staff management and client liaison. Ensure growth of bread sales in the informal market and that delivery of bread is made on time and in full. To manage a depot sales teams’ performance to grow profitable sales for their area in line with site sales strategic plans and targets.

Qualification Requirements    

Relevant Diploma / Degree in Business
Computer literacy – Excel, MS Word

Experience Requirements    

3 – 5 years’ experience in a managerial position or similar

Key Outputs    

Create and maintain brand awareness into minds and hearts:
To become a reliable distributor
Asset management and Housekeeping:
Efficient crate control
Vehicle abuse
Maintain truck image
Develop the supply chain:
Deliver at the right cost
Plan execution of orders
Customer Relationship Management
Maximize customer service levels
Get the right products to customers on time, in full every day
Stock management
Reports and Administration
Security Control
Process Management
Staff Management and Development
Labour management/ Industrial Relations
Increased sales volumes
Increased Customer satisfaction
To develop and propose site volume targets and plans to the site and regional manager in line with the national plans and targets.
To implement, monitor, report, and review sales delivery against agreed targets (volume and margin)
To implement, monitor and report on the roll out of corporate initiatives such as route viability, DRM, Pricing etc. through relevant cross functional Invocom and reports
To manage the performance of direct reports through preparation and facilitation of weekly site sales team Invocom.
To support compliance to internal process, practice and SOPs via monthly and quarterly auditing, collation and presentation of sales pack info to the relevant managers.
To schedule and coordinate the on-site sales pack audit and present findings to the regional sales manager and relevant bakery/depot managers in order to agree corrective action and continuous improvement
To manage and motivate high performance teams through the decisive management of non- performance and quick recognition of good performance in line with company process and procedures and provide training, coaching and mentoring as needed
To manage third party suppliers or outsourced service providers to ensure good execution and customer services to our customers.

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