Dispatch Supervisor: Learnership 2021

Reference Number: AVE210126-1
Job Title: Dispatch Supervisor
Operating Group: Aveng Steel
Business Unit: Trident Steel
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Reporting To (Job Title): Operations Manager
Location – Country: South Africa
Location – Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Location – Town / City: PROSPECTON

Job Summary Statement

To plan, organize, lead and control the activities of the dispatch team to ensure best lead times in delivery and receiving of materials, ensuring that these functions are conducted within the Aveng Trident Steel standards of safety, quality and service delivery

Minimum Requirements


• Matric/ Grade 12 qualification.
• A suitable qualification in supply chain management, warehouse and distribution or planning will be advantageous


• Previous experience in a dispatch or warehouse environment is essential.
• Automotive background will be advantageous.
• SAP system experience essential.
• Computer literate (Word, Excel & Outlook)
• Previous experience in supervising a team.
• Must have own transport and a Driver’s License.

Duties & Responsibilities


• Ensure that load priorities are planned according to customer requirements and meet on time delivery commitments
• Ensure loads and routes are planned to enable effective and efficient turnaround time
• Ensure truck utilization is monitored closely and continuously improved.
• Always ensure the fleet meet statutory and company requirement in terms of fitness for use. Fleet must be in a neat and tidy state. Monitor condition of fleet closely.
• Ensure discipline, punctuality and output requirements of subordinates are monitored and appropriate corrective measured implemented where necessary.
• Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to without compromise. Trucks must be correctly loaded as per company safety policies.
• Ensure that all administrative functions required of the position are timeously met, including any reporting as and when required.
• To be able to communicate at all levels within the organization
• Perform any other reasonable duties as allocated by management.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities


• Excellent Steel knowledge essential.
• Sound product and fleet management knowledge
• Proven leadership ability
• Ability to handle conflict.
• Hands on approach and show initiative
• Ability to work under pressure and be flexible.
• Must have knowledge of OHS Act and quality requirements.
• Must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.
• Must have excellent communication and administrative skills.
• Must be customer focused.

Behavioural Competencies


• Adhere to principles and values.
• Enthusiastically productive.
• Analytical thinking.
• Open to change (positive or negative)
• Honesty and Integrity.

Apply Online for the Dispatch Supervisor: Learnership 2021

Closing Date: 2021/02/01

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