Logistics Internship
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Midrand, Gauteng
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Posted 27 November 2019 - Closing Date 24 December 2019

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Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies in Midrand has exciting opportunities for Logistics graduates to join the group for a 12 months internship programme. The graduates will assist in achieving operational excellence within the Dis-Chem Distribution Centre incorporating functions in the following areas: Dispatch, Inventory, Mezzanine, Inbound and Outbound.

Minimum Requirements:

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric or Senior Certificate
  • Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Transport Management or any related field

Job Specification:

  • Ensure optimal route and space planning to meet the day-to-day strategic objectives.
  • Ensure routing of vehicles to ensure optimum utilisation and vehicle turnaround times.
  • Ensure accurate administration for transactional excellence.
  • Ensure accurate record-keeping of all stock coming in and leaving the department.
  • Maintain stock rotation on an inventory based on FEFO (first entry, First out) principle.
  • Optimise planning and forecasting of department resources to meet the daily strategic objective defined by the number of orders in the system.
  • Conduct picking, replenishment and procurement.
  • Assist with Outbound department planning.
  • Ensure accurate receiving of stock within the warehouse.

 

Competencies:

Essential:

  • Demonstrate a thorough theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of all Transport and Logistics and related distribution processes
  • English – Read, write and speak
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Self-starter, diligent and accurate
  • Attentive to detail
  • Be deadline orientated
  • Good time management skills

 

Advantageous:

  • 2nd Additional language
  • Knowledge of relevant EWM SAP warehouse management computer package

 

Special conditions of employment:

  • South African citizen
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit record
  • Valid Driver’s license and/or reliable transport

 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Stipend

 

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

 

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.