Smollan DC Controller Northern Suburbs, Cape Town

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  • To ensure effective, efficient distribution co-ordination within the Distribution Centre to achieve organisational and client objectives.


  • Relevant Diploma at NQF level 5
  • 2 to 3 years related sales and merchandising experience in an FMCG environment

Skills & Competencies

  • Effective administration
  • Effective client product distribution
  • Good organising and planning skills
  • Customer/client service skills
  • Good team management skills


Achievement of sales targets

  • Manage sales targets
  • Obtain relevant sales information
  • Assist with promotional plans and implementation thereof within DC
  • Communicate out of stocks to relevant stakeholders regarding
  • Client out-of-stocks
  • DC out-of-stocks
  • Negotiate bulk orders at DC and key stores

Effective administration

  • Provide management listing, including:
  • Ranging
  • De-listing
  • Item number
  • Provide weekly reports to management on the following:
  • Allocations
  • Late deliveries
  • Queries
  • Out-of-stocks
  • Service levels
  • Overstock
  • Problem stores
  • Problem with clients and ranges

Customer and client satisfaction

  • Assist with arranging of trade shows and expos and ensure that the client is properly represented
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relationships
  • Meet with Trade/Client marketing managers
  • Meet with sales teams
  • Meet with category managers
  • Conduct regular trade visits

Effective client product distribution

  • Meet on a regular basis with DC management team
  • Meet regularly with buyers
  • Conduct regular meetings with the credit departments
  • Provide operational force with timely and accurate feedback
  • Manage deliveries:
  • Co-ordination
  • Suggestions
  • Emergency deliveries and orders
  • Follow-up on picking slips
  • Ensure effective housekeeping of product categories
  • Liaise with call centre
  • Liaise with DC management
  • Communicate buy-in objectives with field mangers
  • Resolve / escalate queries

Effective teamwork and self-management

  • Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
  • Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
  • Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change as required
  • Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organisational needs
Lomsebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 9 ka October 2019