Warehouse Team Leader – ZA Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

Eastern Cape, Full Time

About the Job

Supply Chain Operations is part of Vestas’ growing and innovative Service Business Unit. The department runs our warehouse operations, the backbone of our supply chain, in our Mediterranean (MED) sales business unit. Our MED Warehousing & Operations team supports the business by securing timely availability and reliability on delivery of spares, main components, and tools. We are now looking for a Warehouse Team Leader to be mainly in charge of the operations in South Africa & Kenya and provide support to a different region if needed.

Responsibilities:

As Team Leader for Warehousing & Operations your main responsibility will be to coordinate the warehouses covering South Africa and Kenya.
You will operate our inventory and secure the supply chain performance and flow in the warehouses currently operating in the region, both Vestas owned and 3rd party owned.

Other responsibilities will be to:

Ensure that the warehouse is effective, productive and lean.
Ensure a safe warehouse for all employees.
Supervise your direct reports and support them in building hard-working teams.
Support the region’s growth and warehouse footprint changes.
Coordinate and support strategic and operational improvement projects.

Qualifications:

University Degree (Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or similar).
Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience from a leading role within warehousing, logistics or supply chain activities.
Fluency in English, both verbally and in writing.

Competencies:

Solid and proven leadership skills
Analytical skills, good overview and the ability to coordinate optimization and changes (e.g. data modelling)
Solid IT capabilities and knowledge of Supply Chain Planning and ERP systems.
Solid communication skills
Experience from working cross borders and in a matrix organisation
A flexible approach to your work and the ability to handle many tasks at the same time in a progressive environment

Application email or URL: http://careers.vestas.com
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