Warehouse Operations Supervisor Job at BRALIRWA – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

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Vacancy title:
Warehouse Operations Supervisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional Services , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
13 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Warehouse Operations Supervisor at BRALIRWA: (Deadline 12 April 2021)
Bralirwa Plc would like to hire a qualified, dedicated & experienced Warehouse Operations Supervisor, located in Gisenyi, Rwanda, reporting to the Brewery Warehouse Manager.

The Warehouse Operations Supervisor coordinates operational activities within the warehouse on a short-term basis. Plans regularly available resources for warehouse activities and monitors and controls on time execution to meet internal and external service level requirements and safely run the warehousing operation cost efficiently. .

• Act in accordance with the Heineken safety regulations.
• Translate the safety regulations into appropriate practical working instructions and regularly assess the warehouse operation to ensure that regulations are respected.
• Timely report accidents, incidents, near misses, unsafe conditions and behaviors.
• Make a safety risk assessment and implement countermeasures to reduce and mitigate risks.
• Stimulate an open environment where safety is put first, by sharing safety concerns, acting as an example and addressing each other on safety.
• Demonstrate safe working behaviors when carrying out warehouse operations without compromising efficiency and environmental policies
• Warehouse Planning & Process Execution Management
• Define the storage space layout to run the warehousing activities and review regularly to align with changing circumstances.
• Translate short and medium term sales, inventory and production plans into warehousing resource (staff, space, equipment) requirements.
• Weekly plan and organize staff shifts and resource allocation to warehousing activities. Monitor and control overtime, staff productivity, line stoppages and delays in trucks loading/unloading due to lack of warehousing resources.
• Monitors daily the resources utilization to spot over and under capacity situations.
• Ensure continuity of operations in unexpected circumstances to ensure service level requirements are met.
• Implement, monitor and control 5S in the warehouse.
• Goods movement & RPM Handling
• Regularly assess execution of goods movement on the shop floor.
• Ensure right RPM policies and procedures are adhered to.
• Execute and report inbound and outbound production materials movement using existing warehouse systems while adhering to the escalation procedures.
• Verify the accuracy of data inputs in warehouse digital systems and use TPM methodology to establish long-term solution on warehouse variances
• Inventory management

• Translate the Traceability, FEFO, and expiry date and freshness policies into practical working instructions.
• Monitor the organization of regular stock counts.
• Apply corrective measures based on inventory discrepancies. Approve correction of inventory data in case of discrepancy with physical inventory.
• Storage & stock quality assurance/ management
• Translates the regulations into appropriate practical working instructions.
• Put measures in place to monitor and report product quality issues in a timely way.
• Assets & equipment management
• Ensure all the warehousing assets and equipment are maintained in good working condition according to the applicable regulations.
• Anticipate need for replacement or upgrade of warehousing equipment and assets.
• Conducts root cause analysis of equipment breakdown.
• TPM & Continuous Improvement
• Follow and report warehousing KPIs on a daily basis in Daily Control System (DCS) meetings and communicate to team.
• Show active contribution in Warehouse and Transportation pillar to nurture the company desired TPM culture and to drive warehouse operational excellence.
• Initiates actions to improve in safety, warehousing processes, assets, stock quality and/or inventory management. Improve warehousing operation by using appropriate TPM tools. Ensures improvements are captured in procedures and staff is trained accordingly.
• Organization & People management
• Ensure all PDPs are in place and performance management cycle is followed.
• Monitor sick leave and absenteeism.
• Ensures proper training for the warehousing staff.
• Hold regular meeting with staff to reinforce awareness, discuss issues and possible solution and communicate new applicable regulations related to safety, quality, stock & inventory management and use of assets and equipment.
Interact with contractors and lead by example in driving safety and productivity optimization in day-to-day warehouse activities

• At least 3 years’ working experience in business environment, preferably logistics.
• Working knowledge of MS Office packages-Word & Excel
• SAP ECC or other ERP system. Warehouse Management System (WMS) if applicable.
• Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda (both verbally and in writing), and French will be added advantage
Supply Chain understanding, understanding of order

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or any other related field.
• At least 3 years’ working experience in business environment, preferably logistics.
• Working knowledge of MS Office packages-Word & Excel
• SAP ECC or other ERP system. Warehouse Management System (WMS) if applicable. understanding of order

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to https://careers.theheinekencompany.com /Rwanda and search for “Warehouse Operations Supervisor”.
In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know through [email protected]   (no applications will be accepted through this email)
All applicants must apply using our online application system. CVs received via email will NOT be considered.
The closing date for submission of applications is Monday 12th April 2021