Bagging Warehouse Supervisor


Coordinate the activities in the finished product warehouse. This is managing the stock levels of finished product, empty bag stock, bagging materials and pallets. This position ensures stock availability to enable on time delivery of bagged finished product orders 


Finished product

  • Utilising available tools to forecast usage to enable timeous ordering of finished product.
  • Liaising closely with orders to ensure all orders are filled and delivered at the correct time
  • Coordinating with production the manufacturing of required stock
  • Assist with identifying continuous improvement actions to improve the productivity of the Bagging and Warehouse operations.
  • Enable the Warehouse and Bagging team towards meeting objectives and targets through providing daily schedules.
  • Print Finished Goods bag labels according to the production schedule. Ensuring the correct label is used on the correct Finished Goods bag.
  • Maintain a daily performance tracker, monitoring the packing log


  • Finished bagged rows and stacks must be managed daily. A stack should only contain one product; whether it is 3 pallets high, 2 pallets or one. This must be managed throughout the day.
  • Ensuring optimum use of space considering legal stacking requirements
  • Ensuring FIFO principle is applied
  • Managing stock expiry dates according to De Heus policy

Stock Take

  • Responsible for daily stock take of all finished goods produced.
  • Capturing of Bags and Bulk products into the CDNxl daily
  • Ensure that Stock inventory reports has been completed and all variances must be discussed with the Plant manager and ensure to supply reasons for variances as well as a plan on how to improve.
  • Ensure to conduct a monthly stock take of all empty bags and submit the report to the Plant manager, Marketing Assistant and National Sales Manager before the 1st of every month.


  • Ensure that orders for all sundry items are placed as and when needed.
  • Responsible for the monthly stock take of all sundry items. Controls empty bags stock levels vs. targets.

Quality, Risk, Health and Safety, Security and Housekeeping

  • Monitor Warehouse personnel’s adherence to product and personnel quality and safety standards.
  • Ensure that Health & Safety and Housekeeping in the Warehouse is done in accordance to Procedures and put checks in place.
  • To comply with any other work-related instruction which is relayed via a superior and which is deemed to be necessary and reasonable


  • Continually striving to improve through teamwork with other employees all related aspects of De Heus (Pty) Ltd business.
  • Using objective measurement, identifying problems within the company and subsequently identifying the “root cause” of problems.
  • Ensuring always that corrective actions taken to resolve problems are, ultimately, permanent and preventative.
  • Assisting, wherever possible, to ensure that all actions, functions and processes in De Heus’ business are conducted in a value-added manner.
  • Complying, in line with the Policy Document, departmental procedures and practices.
  • Ensuring that any subordinates reporting to you are effectively communicated to with regards to their responsibilities and authorities.
  • Control of any company expenditure, which may be entrusted to you, in line with the overall company budget.
  • To comply with any other work-related instruction which is relayed via a superior and which is deemed to be necessary and reasonable.
  • The duties and responsibilities in this letter of appointment may be revised, by agreement, in line with the company’s overall Policy Document and the responsibilities matrix therein.
  • The company expects the employee to carry out his/her duties and responsibilities to the best of their ability and commits itself to empower the employee with the authority to meet these requirements.

Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • Matric (Grade 12 Certificate)
  • Degree or Diploma in Production Management or Operation Management will be an advantage
  • Exposure to safety requirements
  • Degree or Diploma in Production Management or Operation Management will be an advantage
  • 1 Year experience in a coordinating/supervising position
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word (Advance Level) 
  • Knowledge of feed milling
  • Knowledge of Safety and Risk Management


  • Good organizational skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Conflict handling skills
  • Communication and influencing skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Computer skills (MS Office)
  • Written communication skills
  • Negotiation and Selling skills
  • Excellent planning ability


  • Positive, pro-active, results-driven attitude
  • Innovative
  • Highly ethical and principle-driven
  • Committed, dedicated, motivated
  • Self-starter and follow-though
  • Energy, drive, courage and tenacity
  • Required to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Assertive, tolerant, patient, versatile would be an advantage to this position.
  • Discretion, professionalism and confidentiality and an ability to make sound judgment

Adverse Working Conditions

  • Some overtime and weekend work would be required

Applicants must submit a comprehensive CV, with work-related references to

Closing date:     27 December 2023

Please note that only applicants who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful. De Heus reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised.