Western Cape
Posted 6 months ago

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of Depot Manager for their Tableview branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the Regional Manager.

The purpose of this role is to lead, plan, organise and control the daily operations of the branch and warehouse.

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Liaise with major buyers/suppliers/manufacturers
  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain the best possible price
  • Source new customer accounts
  • Assess local market conditions and identify sales opportunities
  • Encourage and assist to maintain good relationships with customers
  • Assist sales team to achieve profit targets and objectives for the branch
  • Assist at the sales counters when necessary
  • Ensure all sales related queries are addressed
  • Ensure the system is updated with regards to pricing
  • Conduct regular sales meetings with sales team
  • Manage commission and overtime claims
  • Inspect and authorise all credit notes
  • Ensure journals are complete and correct
  • Ensure all transactions are reconciled
  • Control and maintain all petty cash transactions
  • Ensure banking is done daily and deposit slips are filed and balanced
  • Assist with quotations and tender documents
  • Submit and follow up with tenders
  • Assist internal and external auditors where necessary
  • Control and monitor all general expenses such as, telephonic usage, refreshments, cleaning materials etc.
  • Monitor stock levels at all times
  • Ensure stock is processed and despatched correctly and timeously
  • Ensure stock is processed and received in good order
  • Manage the branch administration, sales and warehouse personnel and maintain an attendance register and sign off on absenteeism
  • Ensure safety regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Organise training and development in branch when required
  • Keep informed and liaise with head office on any Industrial Relations issues
  • Keep informed and liaise with head office on any Health and Safety issues
  • Ensure any relevant information from head office is communicated to the branch
  • Monitor performance of all employees
  • Encourage and motivate staff at all times
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the branch operations

The key qualifications and experience for this position would be:

  • A valid Grade 12 certificate is ESSENTIAL
  • A tertiary qualification preferably in Electrical Engineering is ESSENTIAL
  • Minimum of 5 years branch management experience is ESSENTIAL
  • Strong knowledge of computer software packages and MS Office
  • Practical experience on Netstock / K8 software is an ADVANTAGE
  • A strong knowledge of electrical products
  • An intimate knowledge of the area is an ADVANTAGE

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