Warehouse Specialist - Johannesburg in Johannesburg at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

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Job Description

Warehouse Specialist - Johannesburg

Job Mission

Administers and operates the organisation's warehouses, including processing, packaging and storage of supplies, materials and equipment. Accounts for all materials and supplies in the stores facilities; audits goods received into warehouse. Oversees receipt, storage and shipment of materials, and related reporting in accordance with established procedures.

Prepares and coordinates schedules for shipping and receiving materials to control the flow of goods and regulate warehouse space. Ensures the effectiveness of operating procedures, space utilisation, and maintenance and protection of facilities and equipment. This position helps to ensure smooth operation in the warehouse relating to requisition, receipt, stacking, and dispatch of goods.

Key Activities & Accountabilities

To affectively and timeously oversee all daily warehouse functions:

Oversee Shipping, picking  and Receiving 

  • Fulfilling All orders Daily, packaging items for shipment and arranging delivery pickups
  • Ensure Correct (Cost effective, Industry compliant) All Stock has correct Packing with matching documentation and labelling.
  • Proactively plan receiving as well as verifying the quantity of items received against invoices.
  • Ensure that all stock movement are supported with relevant documentation, All Picking Variances (Lot Changes) to be investigated daily and rectified, adhere to all warehouse procedures at all time.
  • Ensure that all Warehouse Procedures are followed in full.
  • Ensure that all queries are resolved daily. Provide all PODs timeously when required

Organize Storage Areas 

  • Restock shelves efficiently and adequately, ensure that all product is cleaned regularly and is stored at the correct temperatures.
  • Proactively stack and pack stock efficiently so that FIFO Principle is adhered to ensure that space optimization is done in inbound and outbound areas respectively

Monitor Inventory

  • Monitor inventory levels in a warehouse top 50 products per franchise.
  • Ensure that OTIF levels on a daily are 100%
  • Provide daily reports on Movements on Outbound and inbound
  • Report Monthly on KPI’s and status updates
  • Alert the Warehouse Manager on any deviations in inventory shipping.
  • Monthly recon of revenue recognition and POD Analysis

 Warehouse Specialist Skills

An eye for detail and an ability to problem solve are important traits for the Warehouse Specialist. They must also be good communicators and multitaskers in order to successfully manage day-to-day operations at a busy warehouse. In addition to these traits

Core skills:

  • Warehouse experience more than 5 Years
  • Ability to work under Pressure and meet deadlines
  • Product knowledge advantageous
  • Knowledge of MFG + 3 years
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously (Inbound and outbound)
  • Knowing Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and Excel and MFG

Advanced skills:

  • Ability to operate a variety of tools
  • Experience using warehouse equipment, handcarts, Jacks and scanners
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety guidelines and practices



Advantageous : Diploma in warehousing or supply chain

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None


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