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Danaher Corporation Logistics Manager I in Northriding, South Africa

DANAHER

Danaher Corporation (http://www.danaher.com/) is an $20 billion company that designs, manufactures, and markets products and services with strong brand names, proprietary technologies, and major market positions. Driven by strong core values and a foundation provided by the Danaher Business System, Danaher's associates are pursuing a focused strategy aimed at creating a Premier Global Enterprise.

Danaher operates globally with about 50% of its revenues derived from outside the United States. The Company has significant operating businesses headquartered in Europe and has greatly expanded its operating presence in Asia over the past several years. Danaher is a well-capitalized business, which has historically used available cash flow to fund acquisition activity. Our consistent success is the direct result of our people and the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do. Today, our DBS tools are designed to help us excel in areas of GROWTH, LEADERSHIP and LEAN.

WATER QUALITY PLATFORM (https://www.dhwaterquality.com/)

Danaher's Water Quality (‘WQ”) Platform is part of the Environmental & Applied Solutions reporting segment and is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater, and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including Hach (https://www.hach.com/) , Trojan Technologies (https://www.trojantechnologies.com/) , McCrometer (https://www.mccrometer.com/about-us) and ChemTreat (http://www.chemtreat.com/) . WQ MEA has sales offices in Dubai, Egypt and South Africa.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION (https://www.danaher.com/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion) : At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The Logistics Manager is responsible to participate and co-ordinate stores functions ensuring customer orders are delivered on time as per agreed service level. Staff co-ordination to complete daily activities at warehouse including receiving, storing and dispatch of goods including but not limited to picking and packing functions. Resolving issues of warehouse with customers and other functional areas. Assist with the warehouse activities and providing day to day support (both proactive and reactive) on any of the issues already referred to, as well as response to immediate/unusual situations.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Executes delivery scheduling processes to ensure OTD is met

  • Loads and monitors customer orders from receipt to delivery

  • Resolves customer queries in collaboration with team

  • Focuses on schedule development and provides follow up on the execution of order scheduling

  • Follow up with transporters to ensure timely delivery of products

  • Monitors stock availability and orders and performs various tasks necessary to schedule

  • To confirm product have been delivered as loaded and to resolve discrepancies

  • POD tracking

  • Responsible for maintenance of Item master in oracle

  • Liaising with Source and Suppliers/Couriers and getting good cleared from customs

  • Managing warehouse in terms of stock accuracy, timely receipt, and dispatch of material, 5S

  • Clearing of service provider bills and keeping track of expenses

  • Responsible for service providers cost and operational performance KPI

  • Responsible for managing and meeting stores KPI’s

  • Daily reporting to management against Organizational targets

  • Manage, coach, develop and train a team of Stores staff

  • Manage logistics of goods on online and offline platforms

  • Conduct periodic reviews with service providers to discuss key performance indicators and seek opportunity to gradual improvements in performance. Identify areas of unsatisfactory performance and set and agree actions to ensure improvements.

  • Participate and control Stock counts

RELATIONSHIPS

The Logistics Supervisor reports directly to the General Manager: Water Quality Platform – Sub Saharan Africa.

Internal Relationships:

  • General Manager

  • Service Manager

  • Finance Controller

  • Commercial Associates

  • Finance Support Associates

  • Logistics Support Associates

  • Field Sales Associates

  • Field Service Associates

External Relationships:

  • Customers

  • Channel Partners

  • Suppliers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in Supply Chain Management and/or related field is mandatory

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in warehouse and/Logistics Management

  • Oracle (advantageous)

  • MS Office knowledge (mandatory)

  • Sound interpersonal/ influencing skills would also be required with respect to internal & external customer

  • Good communication skills.

  • 2 – 3 years proven experience in logistics

  • Delivering Results Through Others, Warehouse operations, Champion customer focus.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and a driving record, that is acceptable to Danaher

  • Knowledge and use of personal computers, and common business software (MS Office)

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent focus and attention to detail

  • Professional demeanor

  • Excellent focus on accuracy, balancing customer satisfaction and protecting business interests compliantly

  • Team player

  • Works with Integrity

JOB TYPE:

  • Full time

  • Estimated start date: ASAP

SALARY:

  • Negotiable

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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