Who We Are
Plendify is striving to be the #1 Online Wholesale Marketplace for businesses in Africa. Our mission is to help bring supply and demand together in Africa by providing businesses access to an online portal where they can trade globally.
The Warehouse Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing the efficient operations of our warehouse facility.
You will be responsible for managing the warehouse operations, optimizing inventory management processes, ensuring timely and accurate order fulfillment, and maintaining a safe and organized warehouse environment.
This role will report to the Operations Manager
Unique entrepreneurial environment. Where we have a lot of fun and work extremely hard to provide our clients with a fantastic experience.
We are making a real difference in the financial lives of many businesses — the work we do matters.
Dress code we do not have one. (Flip flops, shorts, jeans whatever you please – except when meeting clients or business partners.)
Responsibility and Duties
Lead, mentor, and supervise a team of warehouse personnel, including hiring, training, scheduling, and performance management.
Plan and coordinate daily warehouse activities, including receiving, storage, order picking, packing, and shipping.
Implement and maintain efficient inventory management systems to optimize stock levels and minimize discrepancies.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including logistics, procurement, and quality control, to ensure seamless operations.
Monitor and enforce compliance with safety regulations and best practices to maintain a secure working environment.
Utilize warehouse management software to track inventory movement, manage orders, and generate reports.
Continuously assess and improve warehouse processes to enhance productivity and reduce operational costs.
Evaluate and recommend improvements to warehouse layout, storage systems, and equipment.
Manage relationships with suppliers, carriers, and vendors to ensure timely delivery and shipment of goods.
Prepare and analyze reports on key performance indicators, such as inventory turnover, order accuracy, and on-time delivery.
Identify opportunities for process optimization, cost reduction, and performance enhancement.
Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in business administration, economics or equivalent work experience.
Proven experience 3+ years in warehouse management, preferably in FMCG or Food & Beverage sector.
Strong leadership skills with a track record of hiring and developing teams.
Proficiency in warehouse management software (QuickBooks) and MS Office Suite.
Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
Solid understanding of inventory management principles and best practices.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
Problem-solving mindset with the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
Forklift certification and knowledge of safety regulations (OSHA) preferred.
Demonstrated ability to drive process improvement initiatives.
Nice to haves
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Honesty / Integrity
Attention to Detail
Excellent Value Add Competencies
Ability to develop people
Flexibility / Adaptability
Calm under pressure
Strategic Thinking / Visioning
Creativity / Innovation
Strong Work Ethic
Openness to Ideas and Feedback
Our Cultural Competencies: All potential hires must have a strong cultural fit to be hired.
Respect - for self and for others
Empathy – to support and care of our clients
Integrity – to do what is right 100% of the time
Transparency – to be open, curious and inviting
Excellence – always pushing the envelope
Plendify is an Equal Opportunity Employer and All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration for Employment Without Regard to Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected by Law.