BMG Bearing Man Group: Receiving Supervisor


To ensure sufficient, accurate, timeous receipt of all sea freight and road freight shipments into the CDC whilst ensuring that all shipments received are ready and handed over toe the operations team timeously.

Key Performance Areas

  1. Manage and improve operational performance
  • Analyse planned daily receipts and ensure resources are available to execute daily plans.
  • Receiving lanes are cleared daily for next day’s shipments
  • All shipments are offloaded and pre-received into the system within 3hours of shipments arrival at BMG World.
  • Liaise with the Shipping department to ensure that all shipments are captured and transferred on time.
  • Ensure that all shipments are pre-received and handed over to the sorting supervisor within 1hrs of receipt of all shipments.
  • Recommend internal procedures and processes, which will improve effectiveness and efficiency in the
  • receiving area and ensure adherence thereoff.
  • Provide information for management forums, contributing accurate details to enable sound decision-making.
  • Conduct continuous daily checks on the WMS dashboards, ensuring that individual and team performance are managed according to agreed targets.
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reported feedback on productivity metrics; reflecting accurate information on efficiencies, by due date.
  • All stock in the receiving area in accounted for at any point in time.


2. Maintain the Receiving Area

  • Conduct daily visual checks on the condition of the working environment, address issues of non-compliance immediately
  • Report and follow up on maintenance problems such as damage to equipment and/or roller doors/flooring; deal with problems by liaising with the relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure sufficient resources and equipment available to perform daily tasks


3. Manage the use of material handling equipment

  • Arrange that machine operators reciev the required training to operate equipment
  • Chcek compliance with the relevant regualtions in terms of use of the equipment, following up on completion of daily checklists
  • Organise the safekeeping of equipment utilised, making recommendations to address potential risks appropriately
  • Deal with problems relating to the use of equipment by liaising with the SHEQ Officer, ensuring timely resolutions


4. Employee Management

  • Manage the performance of staff in accordance with the BMG performance management policy and procedure
  • Identify training and development needs, implementing plans, to address requirements, as appropriate
  • Manage staff resources and productivity, minimizing absenteeism and time keeping
  • Compile work plans for the section achieving a consolidation of operational plans
  • Faciliate communication through appropriate structures and systems
  • Deal with queries and escalated issues in timely manner, achieving resolution


5. Manage Health & Safety in the respective zone

  • Ensure SHEQ policy is understood and adhered to be all team members
  • Identify and report potential risk within your work environment
  • Ensure that all incidents and accidents are reported and investigated properly in accordance with the policy
  • Manage the housekeeping to world class standard
  • Communicate daily SHEQ issues through Toolbox Talks


Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • 3-4 years’ experience in a warehouse environment in a supervisor postion
  • Planning & organising skills
  • Quality orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focus
  • Integrity