Warehouse Supervisor

  • Okahandja, Namibia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients. Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; multi-country brands Beck’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and local champions such as Aguila, Bud Light, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Skol, and Victoria. Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Job Description

Manage shift to efficiently execute both T1 & T2 load plans to satisfy internal and external customer service levels.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Inventory Counts​

  • Physically perform and lead the morning inventory count process​

  • Identify the root cause of inventory count variances and put action plans in place through problem solving tools to improve t he Inventory Accuracy KPI​

  • Reduce Supply Chain Overheads through the utilization of problem-solving tools​

  • Create and manage warehouse management tools to ensure FEFO.​

  • Track and trend Inventory Accuracy​

  • Ensure movement of materials always reflects in the IBIS/Syspro system​

  • Layout Implementation​

  • Ensure adherence to the layout in line of certain warehouse activities e.g., Empties zone; Refusal zone; Order Picking zone; Repack z one ; Finished Goods zone​

  • Improve Quality Standards​

  • Manage, track and trend 1. warehouse cleanliness, 2. pest control schedule adherence, 3. cross contamination from non-food grade chemicals, 4. daily temperature control and 5. product exposure​

  • Ensure 75% Compliance to the Global Warehouse GOP​

  • Implement and adhere to a Location Based Inventory System to identify stored product​

  • Ensure adherence to blocking standards on non-conforming inventory​

  • Product quality induction program conducted​

  • Track, trend and manage repacking operation to conform to quality standards and to improve repacking productivity​

  • Picking Standards​

  • Adhere to a standardized picking process and ensure compliance through management routines to ensure a safe and productive process​

  • Track, trend and manage picking accuracy and productivity through management tools​

  • Productivity & Capacity Managed​

  • Ensure 75% Compliance to the Warehouse Labour Productivity GOP to improve the KPI​

  • Allocate and assign labour activities utilizing the SKAP tool​

  • Warehouse Management​

  • Implement, track, trend and improve 5S results​

  • Support the design of the management cycle e.g., Business Descriptions, SLA's, Process Maps, Indicators and ensure understanding by all warehouse employees​

  • Develop and continuously validate SOP's through management routines and tools and ensure understanding by all warehouse employees (LnA)​

  • Team rooms managed and updated through routine meetings to solve problems and drive performance​

  • Develop and maintain SCL routines and track adherence thereof​

  • Use problem solving tools e.g. 5 WHY, Abnormality Reports, SIC, OPLs, RACI's, OWD's, PDCA's, etc. to develop action plans to show improvement on PI's and KPI's​

  • Cascade KPI's and PI's to individual warehouse employee level, calendarize the KPI/PI achievements and monitor individual target​

  • Safe Warehouse Practices​

  • Ensure & maintain a safe warehouse operation driving awareness and compliance to all the relevant safety blocks​

  • Loading and Unloading activities​

  • Track and measure the PI of the loading/unloading bay allocation tool with action plans to improve productivity​

  • Track, trend and manage related KPI's/PI's e.g. TCT, baytime utilization , Hl/man Hour


  • ​3-year relevant diploma/degree​
  • 2+ years Warehouse and or logistics experience​

  • Highly level computer user (MS Office, Oasis, Handheld devices)​

  • IBIS/Syspro ERP proficiency

Behavioural Competencies

  • Team player​

  • Even tempered​

  • Communication skills (verbal and written)​

  • Good interpersonal skills / builds good relationships​

  • Superior planning ability​

  • Ability to work under pressure​

  • Good verbal and communication skills​

  • Good self management practices​

  • Strong achievement orientation​

  • Ability to adapt to and implement change effectively​

  • Excellent coaching capability

Additional Information

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