Shift Manager – Food Industry – Montague Gardens – Cape Town


Manage the effective running of the department by achieving set targets without compromising of Food Safety or Quality



Assist and support Cold Store Manager

Assist in managing department and personnel workload

Managing and motivating of multiple teams, must be able to work with staff of all levels

Managing the Cold Chain

Responsible for WMS system and stock integrity

Ensure stock is correctly allocated as per stock system

Ensure the weight and number of cartons are correct before loading in/off

Ensure that the correct product and quantity is loaded

Ensure the stock being loaded is in good condition

Ensure documentation is correct/corresponding

Ensure orders follow through as planned

Ensure that all Sales Orders are picked from the Reach Truck report and given to the floor staff for processing

Ensure all local drivers’ PODs are returned daily

Ensure that all Problem Orders and queries on the Reach Truck report are sorted

Ensure that all containers are offloaded and sent back on time

Ensure all GRVs are booked on the system

Advise management when truck seals need to be ordered

Ensure all files are up to date

Ensure that all Credits (returns) are written in the book and sent to the relevant people

Ensure problem orders on SAP are communicated to the relevant people

Corresponding with all departments (trading / production / logistics / etc.)

Ensure food safety and general housekeeping rules are adhere to

Timeously offloading of goods without jeopardizing health & safety and food safety

Ensure that containers are loaded according to client specifications

Ensure that Admin Clerks complete loading sheets, submit container seal and delivery notes

Ensure that quality controllers are present for quality inspection to take place for incoming and outgoing products

Ensure that Cold Store SOP’s are adhered to and ensure staff complies

Oversee that trucks are loaded in the correct sequence instruction sent by logistics team

Inform maintenance on any mechanical equipment breakdowns

Ensure that housekeeping is done

Adherence to Health & Safety and report any near misses, potential risks, and safety hazards

Complete a daily shift report on damaged products, short, dated stock




Qualification in Logistics and/or Warehouse Management

SAP or any ERP system experience

Must be computer literate (Excel, Word & Microsoft)

Minimum 6 – 7 years relevant experience

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

Honesty, Integrity & Reliability

Strong attention to detail

Excellent Problem-solving skills

Self-motivated: Ability to work with little supervision

A willingness to learn

Strong ability to multitask

Open to change and learning new systems

Able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize

Ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment

Good time management and organizational skills is essential

Must be flexible due to work demands

Must have own transport



Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful



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