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Site Manager Contract Logistics

Ihre Aufgaben

Strategic role in dealing with planning, administration and general Contract Logistics management of the site.
  • Meeting the commercial objectives of the Contract Logistics division, be it sales, new business development and / or supporting sales and the servicing team with tenders and quotations.
  • Motivating, organising and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure set productivity targets are met.
  • Manage P&L, site budget and forecasts to meet financial targets as set and agreed with the board of management.
  • Manage and drive day to day personnel’s performance, operational culture, customer expectations and experience to meet contractual SLA / KPI.
  • Engage with staff positively with the regular support of DB Schenker HRBP’s (Human Resources Business Partners) to a high level of Operational excellence, ensuring business disruption or downtime is avoided at all costs.
  • Training staff and monitoring their performance and progress.
  • Communicating with other departments, staff groups and customers.
  • Overseeing stock control, Invoicing as well as the processing of JIT / JIS orders.
  • Ensuring that quality, delivery and budget objectives are met within the Logistics department.
  • Carrying out responsibilities for the use of automated and computerised systems - WMS.
  • Responding timely to and dealing with customer communication by email, telephone and on a regular face to face basis.
  • Keeping Inventory control systems up to date and planning future capacity requirements.
  • Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and submitting those to Corporate HO – specific to CL.
  • Briefing team leaders on the opportunities and / or challenges for that day.
  • Visiting and engaging actively with customers to monitor the quality of service they are receiving.
  • Utilising the DB Schenker X-site program, ensure the health & safety, housekeeping, cleanliness, environment and security of the warehousing environment.
  • Oversee and continually monitor the planned maintenance of relevant vehicles, machinery, equipment and site infrastructure.


Minimum 10 - 15 years in warehouse management, logistics operations, material handling and inventory control, with a firm contact to existing and new customer opportunities.
  • Post Matric qualification in any of the following: Warehouse Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Inventory control.
  • Relevant degree advantageous.

We will also seek evidence of the following characteristics and abilities:

Leadership skills.
  • Communication and Collaboration skills.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office and WMS’s.
  • Drive and deliver results.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with clients and colleagues and reconcile accounts.
  • Deep knowledge of logistics management specifically warehousing, transporting and logistics accounting.
  • Inventory management.
  • Client, partner and supplier relationship management and influence.
  • Operational Risk Management including Health, Safety and Security.
  • Commercial Acumen.

Unser Angebot


Interested individuals who meet the vacancy criteria are invited to submit their CV‘s to the Human Resources Department via email:

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

  • Note: Please read advert thoroughly. Candidates are selected strictly according to the vacancy criteria. If you have not been contacted within two weeks from the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

Job Details


Site Manager Contract Logistics




DB Schenker South Africa (Pty) Ltd


East London