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Warehouse Manager at Guinness Nigeria PLC

Guinness Nigeria PLC is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Warehouse Manager

Ref No: JR1048340

Location: Benin, Edo
Worker Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time

About the Role

  • This role manages day to day  warehousing operations in specific markets in Africa, providing a service of executing operations, partnering with warehouse providers and adding value to each market in the region.
  • The role holder will work with a complex range of in market stakeholders (MD, Supply, Finance, and Commercial), in market warehousing teams as well as the central Operational Excellence and CoE team.
  • The role will need to interact across cultures & have strong influence/impact within business
  • The role will also need to engage and partner with key Diageo Supply Partners (3PL’s, GDBS, etc.) as well as external suppliers.

Your Role

  • Execute Distribution Requirements Plan – Receive Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) from PLAN, provide warehousing space, manage warehouse shortfalls and flag threshold capacity.
  • Inventory Management & Quality Control (Finished Goods, Raw & Pack Material). Track inventory levels, Track stock aging, Innovations and SLOBs plus relaying information back to PLAN.
  • Manage 3PL Contracts-Manage 3PL provider’s performance (including cost), Lead SPM reviews, track set KPI milestones, suggest improvements and implementation of initiatives.
  • Warehouse set-up (Finished Goods) – Ensure warehouse (owned or leased) meets Diageo Health, safety & environmental standards (HSE standards), Optimise lighting, signage, security, warehouse racks and layout configuration.
  • Lead and motivate the team to deliver the Center of Excellence (CoE) requirements including influencing those non direct reports.
  • Warehouse Operations (Finished Goods, Raw and Pack Materials) -Create and execute warehouse and yard schedules, optimize processes, manage reconciliations and treatment of variances.

Experience Required

  • BSc in a Supply Chain related subject.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a warehouse manager in handling FMCGs preferably handling 3PL.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written combined with the ability to engage effectively at all  levels in the organisation
  • Ability to use Warehouse Management System (WMS) systems and guide others will be an advantage
  • Numerate and ability to apply KPI’s to drive performance management at all levels in the warehouse.
  • Demonstrable ability to engage and align stakeholders behind plans and win support for implementing change within the warehouse environment

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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