Assistant Warehouse Manager Wanted: Catch – Bedfordview,South Africa


Job Description

Position: Assistant Warehouse Manager

Reporting to: Warehouse Manager

Job Purpose: To assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the warehouse, ensuring that stock levels are maintained accurately, goods are dispatched and received on time, and that warehouse policies and procedures are followed.


  • Assist the Warehouse Manager in maintaining inventory levels and controls by monitoring stock movements, identifying slow moving and obsolete inventory, and reporting on stock levels and trends.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating the receipt, dispatch, and storage of goods and materials.
  • Ensure the warehouse is kept clean, organised, and safe at all times, and that all employees adhere to safety standards and regulations.
  • Coordinate and oversee the work of warehouse staff, ensuring that all tasks are completed effectively and efficiently.
  • Respond to queries and customer complaints and liaise with other departments to resolve any issues.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of team members, identify any training requirements and implement relevant training programmes.
  • Assist with daily, weekly, and monthly reports and keep accurate records of all activities.
  • Assist in developing and implementing warehouse policies and procedures, and ensure compliance.
  • Assist with annual stock takes and ensure that all discrepancies are investigated and resolved.
  • Participate in and contribute to regular meetings with other departments.

Person Specification:

  • Experience working in a warehouse or logistics environment.
  • Demonstrable leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to multitask.
  • Attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and individually.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of inventory control systems.


  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Forklift license (desirable).

Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be required to work in a warehouse environment and must be physically fit and able to lift heavy loads. They may be required to work weekends, early mornings, and late evenings.

MIE check will be conducted.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this role will be competitive and will depend on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

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