Distribution Controller | Protea Chemicals a division of Omnia

Overview
Optimal distribution and collection of product while ensuring the optimal utilization of the vehicle fleet to meet business needs whilst maximizing efficiency and minimizing costs. May participate in the development of the strategies of the business and understands the need for an effective transportation and distribution function to support them.

Qualifications
– Matric
– Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain / Transport Management

Experience
– General Experience
– Experience enables job holder to deal with the majority of situations and to
– advise others (Over 3 years to 6 years)
– Managerial Experience
– Experience of supervising and directing people and other resources to achieve
– specific end results within limited timeframes (13 months to 3 years)

Duties
– Optimal deliveries/collections
– Managing the distribution of Protea products and collection of incoming raw materials (where applicable) Developing andconfirming schedules
– Coordinating drivers, vehicles, loads and journeys
– Managing the Debriefing process of returning vehicles with empty containers and failed deliveries.
– Managing the operation of appropriate IT Planning systems
– Managing the maintenance of vehicles and forklifts
– Negotiating and agreeing contracts
– Manage relationships to Service providers for Forklifts and trucks
– Compliant logistics operations
– Preparing paperwork for regulatory bodies (Including licensing of vehicles)

– Ensuring health and safety standards are met
– Compliance with company’s policies and vision
– Enabled logistics operations
– Liaising with and managing staff and shifts
– Overseeing distribution staff and fleet and maintenance of vehicles and forklifts
– Optimisation of fleet and forklift utilization
– Interact with Staff who are users of Forklifts and Trucks to ensure safe and efficient usage thereof

Job Competencies
– Planning and Organizing
– Policy and procedures
– Action Planning
– Review and Reporting
– Data Collection and Analysis
– Traffic and Vehicle Planning
– Verbal Communication
– Work Scheduling
– Computer Skills
– Logistics
– Numerical Skills
– Production Quality
– Adaptive Mindset
– Negotiation
– Project Management
– Workflow Management