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Senior Operations, Picking Supervisor in Cape Town at DSV

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 

Location: ZAF > Cape Town > HealthCare > Koets St Parow Ind
Job Posting Title: Senior Operations, Picking Supervisor - 16021 

Assume responsibility for the Picking department


Ensure the understanding of all processes in area of responsibility and adhering to it

Ensure staff adheres to release schedule and sign the register. Schedule to be checked and updated regularly

Ensure when stock put-a-ways is performed in picking, staff check that batch and expiry date in pick bin correspond with physical stock to be packed away and information on pick note

Ensure staff sign off pick note when picking

Draw up monthly picking roster for picking area (zone), staff to complete picks and do housekeeping.

Ensure when pickers pick they use Scan 6 for CDU and wholesalers and Scan Counting for DSV Healthcare orders

Ensure staff Pick no less than 20 zones per hour in Voice picking to ensure orders in Voice is less than 100 by 15H30

Run productivity report daily. ( VPDAT )

Check if staff is needed in other departments ( Manifesting, Fridge or Bulk )

Ensure CDU route code KCTRPL receive first priority

Ensure Hotline orders receive first priority

Ensure Monthly packaging count is performed and handed in on time.

Ensure staff assist with bulk picking, check quantities, batch, damages and sign off pick note

Ensure staff finishes  the  picking of all order before close of business daily


Grade 12

Minimum of  2 years’ experience in Healthcare Logistics

Minimum of 1 year managing a team

Delta WMS, extensive knowledge of system

Own reliable transport


Picking experience

IR experience

Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


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