Warehouse Lead Hand

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The Warehouse Lead Hand Position reports to the Warehouse Supervisor and is responsible for the warehousing functions of receiving, receipting, put away, picking, packing shipment of materials in fulfilment of sales and replenishment orders .The position is responsible for material movement and using material handling equipment. Inventory control is maintained by following instructions and procedures. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

REPORTING STRUCTURE
Reporting To
Warehouse Supervisor
Supervision Of
Warehouse team
Interacts With
Management, Staff and external contacts
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Utilizes ERP system to perform inquiries on transactional history, where used and planned inventory movement in support of inventory reconciliation, receipt, transfer and shipment.
  • Ensure work environment and tools are safe and in optimal condition
  • In conjunction with the warehouse supervisor, manage the warehouse team by monitoring and allocating tasks
  • Assists the Warehouse Supervisor in maintaining an efficient, effective and easy to use filing system for all records including delivery notes, import and export documentation and all related that needs to be filed for future use.
  • Unloads and loads trucks and containers ,using material handling equipment
  • Unpacks, checks quantity and condition of incoming parts and materials
  • Processes FIRs were necessary for all discrepancies related to received shipments
  • Maintains a FIR register detailing all activities till closure of the case and submits a monthly report to management
  • Monitor the process of confirming receipt of items received using respective documentation i.e. packing list, invoice etc. by subordinates.
  • Make use of ERP system to receipt confirmed received items and ensure they are binned as per assigned locations/racks
  • Stocks items on assigned racks, shelves or bins pending verification of stocking documentation. Reports inventory variances related to stocking transactions.
  • Ensures that the subordinates picking the items for delivery pick the correct item, in the correct quantity/ies and package using the FIFO method.
  • Picks work orders, sales orders or requests for parts and material using material handling equipment and stages the material for packing and shipment .The material is then loaded for shipment to customers.
  • Makes use of Cross-docking process on urgent and due orders
  • Ensures shipments are packaged in the original recommended packaging
  • Ensures record of the personnel responsible for picking and verification of parts for dispatch is kept
  • Assists in investigating, resolving and coordinating shipping and receiving discrepancies.
  • Performs cycle counts and assists in reconciliation
  • Recommends the disposal of obsolete, damaged or defective stock.
  • Assists the warehouse Supervisor in performing storage analysis of parts (parts stored outside vs parts stored inside the warehouse
  • Ensure packaging for stored parts is as per standard and intact and there are no foreign particles inside
  • Assist the Warehouse Supervisor to ensure all racks and locations are clearing labelled and marked
  • Analyses, investigates and resolves shipping, receiving and inventory discrepancies
  • Assist the Warehouse Supervisor in ensuring respective reports are submitted timely
  • Ensure adherence to Healthy and Safety Regulation
  • Makes sure incident reports are completed and availed to Health and Safety Department and Management when necessary.
CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION
Experience
2 years
Education Level
Diploma Level
Qualifications
Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or any other related field
Software
MS Office and ERP
Equipment
Job related
Knowledge Of
Documentation used in import and export of goods and supply chain processes; Zambian Customs operations with regard to import and Export of goods
Skills To
Analyse data and reports to support decision making
Ability To
Operate material handling equipment; perform in team environment
ORGANISATION
Industry
Mining Machine Manufacturers
Culture
Professional
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 25 and 55
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Employment
Permanent
Location
Kitwe, Zambia
Remuneration
At most 11,000 ZMK

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