Career Opportunity at Guinness Nigeria

External Job Title: Warehouse Manager
AutoReqId: 26992BR
Function: Customer Service
Type of Job: Full Time
Country: Nigeria
External Job Description
Job Title: Warehouse Manager

Level: L6 (M3)

Reports To: Brewery Distribution Manager


Guinness Nigeria (GN) has an aggressive expansion programme which will increase GN’s supply chain responsibility and will require concerted efforts of personnel to manage the challenges that will arise there from.



Partly responsible for adding value to the supply chain by ensuring excellent customer service to customers and minimum cost in line with the brewery distribution budget.
Sophisticated and highly competitive market with multinational players that require a high level of inventory and warehouse management expertise that will enable us to gain and maintain competitive edge over competition.



· GN sales team members
· GN packaging team members
· Brewery Managers
· Head of Quality
· Site based Health Safety & Environment Managers


· Third party transporters and their representatives
· Other third party service providers e.g. forklift trucks
· GN distributors and their business peculiarities

Top 3-5 Accountabilities:

· Management of inventory and control of fulls and empties and accountable for the efficient receipt of products to achieve set objectives and ensuring fraud-free distribution operations.

· Responsible for ensuring efficient support to packaging lines with empties and provision of adequate storage space for packaged products.

· Manage vehicle utilisation and efficiency to achieve target turn-round and journey times in the breweries to maximise operational efficiency to support the downstream supply chain activities.

· Develop and closely follow up on the training and development needs of his / her team in order to enhance and embed productivity in the warehouse in line with departmental objectives.

· Responsible for the effective management and prompt handling of customer complaints and sales / marketing related issues.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

· Degree qualified.
· A minimum of 4 years working experience in a related, operations or inventory management role
· Computer literate and ability to work under pressure and respond to tight deadlines.
· Good interpersonal skills, convincing personality and a team player.
· Good Communicator, commercially aware and able to adapt to a fast changing operations environment.
· Strategy focussed.
· Understands links between own role and overall Diageo strategy.
· Is prepared to make well reasoned challenges to accepted and entrenched practices
· Fully conversant with inventory management processes using SUN systems.

Barriers to Success in Role:

Inability to influence broadly across the sophisticated customer (internal & external) base.

Inability to make connections across a broad agenda.

Flexible working options:

Based in the brewery

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