Warehouse Manager


Last Updated: 23rd August 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

CURRICULUM VITAE
GLENN SAVAGE
Contact Details
+ 234 701 658 1544
‘glenndsav@gmail.com’
PERSONAL DETAILS
Name: Glenn Douglas Savage
Date of Birth: 25 September 1958
Nationality: South African
Driver’s license: Code EB & C1
EDUCATION, COURSES & QUALIFICATIONS
Education: 1976 – Matric – The Vaal High School
Subjects: English, Afrikaans, Math, Science,
Geography and Technical Drawing
Courses: 1982 – Fire Prevention – Vereeniging Fire
Department
1984 – Customer Satisfaction – Pick ‘n Pay
1996 – Pastel Premier – Computer College
1997 – Shop Floor Management – Viewpoint
Training
2002 – Chep Equipment Controller - Chep
2006 – First Aid – St John Ambulance
2007 – GSM Civil Workshop – Plessey
2011 – Firefighting – Action Training Academy
2015 - Food Plant GMP/Sanitation, Food Safety -
HACCP - Nigeria
COMPUTER LITERACY
MS Word Accpac
MS Excel Pastel Evolution
MS PowerPoint Syspro
MS Outlook Sage
MS Projects
CAREER PROGRESSION
May 2018 – Present First Class Group Limited
Position held: Assistant General Manager
Aug 2017 to May 2018 Decofurn Factory Shop – Boksburg
(Temp Position) Position held: Warehouse Manager
Nov 2016 to March 2017 TJ Snacks – Roodepoort
(Month to month contract) Position held: Factory Manager
Reference: Tim Harito
May 2014 to June 2016 Tulip Cocoa Processing - Nigeria
(Expat Contract) Position held: Raw Materials Manager
Reference: David Bryant +234 0803 402 2054
Aug 2013 to April 2014 Legacy Holding – Krugersdorp
Position held: New Product Development
Reference: Sean Haupt
Aug 2010 to Feb 2011 SDV / SAEL – Jet Park
(Fixed Term Contract) Position held: Project Co coordinator
References: Fergus Fitch 011 396 0300
Leonard Beetge 011 976 6200
March 2010 to July 2010 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. – Jet Park
(Short Term Contract) Position held: Warehouse Manager
Reference: Nico Roos 083 235 8315
Nov 2009 to Feb 2010 New Quip Agri Supplies – Roodepoort
Position held: Warehouse Manager
Reference: Martin Hobbs 011 472 2201
June 2006 to Sept 2009 Plessey International – Nigeria
(Expat Contract) Position held: Warehouse & Logistics Manager
Senior Site Supervisor & QC
References. Phillip Du Plessis 083 310 4472
July 2004 – May 2006 Microelectrica Scientifica – Honeydew
Position held: Stores Manager
June 2002 – April 2004 Sandvik – Krugersdorp
Position held: Stores Supervisor
1998 – May 2002 Tibbet & Britten – Boksburg
Position Held: Warehouse Supervisor: Lever Brothers – Boksburg
Assistant W/H Manager – Bloemfontein
RECENT WORKING EXPERIENCE
May 2018 to present FIRST CLASS GEOTHERMAL LIMITED
Nature of Business: HVAC Supplier and Maintenance Contractor
Position: Assistant General Manager
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Day to day management of all resources both Human and Material. Plan and project
manage all installations, operations and maintenance activities. Implementation and
supervision of all contracts and documentation associated therewith. Assist in credit
control functions. Manage all material in stores and warehouses and logistics country
wide. Manage and control all technicians at all company branches nationally. Assist the
General Manager in any other function where needed or required.
Aug 2017 to May 2018 DECOFURN FACTORY SHOP
Nature of Business: Retail Furniture Factory Shop
Position: Warehouse Manager
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage entire warehouse functions within the branch environment of the company.
Receipt and dispatch of all stock from Main Distribution Centre to customers or IBT
(Inter Branch Transfers). Complete control and management of daily, weekly and
monthly stock takes. Supervision of all warehouse staff and all related functions required
to run and maintain a fully functioning warehouse.
Reason for leaving: Headhunted by First Class Geothermal Limited
Nov 2016 to Mar 2017 TJ SNACKS
Nature of Business: Maize Corn Snacks Producer
Position: Factory Manager
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Daily receipt of all incoming raw materials for factory production. Daily management and
supervision of 24 hour operation of 3 x shifts running Monday to Saturday. Daily
management and supervision of 3 x Shift Supervisors and 120 staff running production
lines. Oversee the running and maintenance of all production machinery and
equipment on a daily basis. Ensure that costs on all equipment, material and raw
materials is kept within budget. Daily reports on Excel for all shifts as per the effective
running of the shifts.
Reason for leaving: Contract not renewed.
May 2014 to June 2016 TULIP COCOA PROCESSING
Nature of Business: Cocoa Processing Plant
Position: Raw Materials / Warehouse Manager
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Daily control of all Incoming goods and weighbridge management. Daily management
and functioning of raw cocoa beans warehouse re supervision and overseeing that daily
work allocated is being performed. Assessment, review, recommendation and
implementation of control systems to ensure security of stock. Ongoing maintenance,
maintaining and managing traceability system through the warehouse on Excel and
online cocoa traceability system. Setting and maintaining critical stock levels on a daily
basis on Excel. Assisting with procurement of local material requirements for factory.
Daily stock and inventory control of factory spare parts and stores on Pastel. Daily stock
control of non-factory stores on Excel. Daily stock control of chemical store on Excel.
Weekly stock and inventory control of finished goods packaging. Daily, weekly
management of warehousing equipment. Daily, weekly, monthly documentary controls.
Daily and monthly reporting as and when required. Working as part of the management
team to ensure the smooth running of the plant. Daily cycle counts and weekly and
monthly stock takes.
Direct staff: 2 x warehouse supervisors
2 x spare parts stores clerks
1 x consumables store clerk
1 x weighbridge operator
1 x quality control supervisor
5 x quality control operators
2 x forklift operators
2 x dryer machine operators
70 + seasonal warehouse general workers
Reason for leaving: Contract concluded
Aug 2013 to April 2014 LEGACY HOLDING
Nature of business: Beverage Manufacturer to the trade
Position: New Product Development
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Source and procure products and material required for new range of products. Source
and procure new suppliers where necessary. Obtain best prices and product availability.
Obtain quotes and samples where and when required. Do necessary costing on all new
products. Do necessary formulations on all new products. Create necessary paperwork
and filing for all new products
Reason for leaving: To accept position at Tulip Cocoa
Aug 2010 to Feb 2011 SDV / SAEL
Nature of business: Logistics / Freight / Warehousing
Position: Project Coordinator – Telecommunications
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Managed and coordinated projects for customer Huawei to move cabling and
equipment to various sites between Potchefstroom and Kimberley to warehousing
facilities in Potchefstroom. Co-ordinate and manage / assist with locating and offering
warehouse facilities on a regional basis to customers. Liaising, communicating and
negotiating with landlords to obtain the best prices available for warehousing facilities.
Assisting with logistical requirements for the customers. Assisting management with obtaining the necessary paperwork required for the contracts for customers.
Reason for leaving: Contract concluded.
March 2010 to July 2010 HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES
Nature of business: International communications network services
Position: Warehouse Manager – Telkom Project
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Co – ordinate and manage all material receipts and issues for the project country wide. Perform quality checks on all received material – local and import. Monitor Health and Safety compliance. Ensure total security of inventories held at warehouse. Manage weekly cycle counts and monthly stock counts. Manage logistics for all material being sent to regional sites across the country as well as all documentation associated with the material being dispatched. Fleet management and co-ordination.
Direct staff: 1 x warehouse supervisor
1 x warehouse clerk
5 x warehouse general workers
Reason for leaving: Contract concluded
Nov 2009 to Feb 2010 NEW QUIP AGRI SUPPLIES
Nature of business: Supplier of agricultural material to the poultry and pig industry.
Position: Warehouse Manager
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage staff and all aspects related to running a small warehouse on a daily basis.
Receive all goods ordered be it local or imported stock.
Dispatch of all goods ordered either via own transport or courier.
Manage all telesales orders received and ensure correct picking of all items ordered.
Do daily cycle counts, weekly division counts and monthly stock takes.
Ensure total security of all items in the warehouse.
Quality checks on all imported items received.
Assist with procurement where required. Housekeeping.
Direct staff: 1 x warehouse supervisor
5 x warehouse general workers
Reason for leaving: Headhunted by Huawei
Jun 2006 to Sept 2009 PLESSEY INTERNATIONAL
Nature of business: Telecommunications
Position: Warehouse & Logistics Manager / Senior Site Supervisor / Quality Controller
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to Country Manager – Nigeria
As Warehouse & Logistics Manager
Set up database descriptions for all local goods as well as imports landed costs (for warranty claims). Re-established records on database supplies going back 5 years.
Created a user friendly material requisition documentation and system to ensure appropriate allocation of material picked from Warehouse for issue to various divisions on Building sites. Procurement of local materials to ensure continuity of construction (local and imported). Placed orders for required component parts from local suppliers and Plessey South Africa (at transfer costs). Imported material included GSM towers ranging from 25m – 75m in kit form, generators, microwave antennas, electrical cabling and associated components, insulated shelters, and all other major components used to construct a complete GSM tower. Performed quality checks on received materials (local and imported)
Co-ordinated and managed all material receipts and issues for all projects throughout the country. Monitored Health and Safety compliance. Ensured total security of Inventories held at Warehouses. Managed weekly cycle counts and monthly (physical) stock counts for Auditors. Managed logistics for all material being sent to regional warehouse as well as to various sites across the country as well as all documentation associated with the material being dispatched. Fleet management and co-ordination
Direct Staff: 1 x warehouse supervisor
5 x warehouse staff (Pickers and Packers)
4 x drivers
As Senior Site Supervisor, Quality Controller
Opened and established North Region operation of Nigeria – Kano from scratch including offices, staff housing and equipment. Performed daily visits to various sites re problems, quality and productivity to ensure assembly erection and progress on schedule. Lead teams of civil works / as per specs in site build. Do site visits with client to ensure site would be built according to client request and ensure all drawings are to client specifications for approval. Manage civil supervisors and Auto CAD department for job quality. Implement processes and procedures to be followed and Health and Safety on site. Take control of civil works on site and prep our inspections for concrete to ensure the standard and quality of workmanship are done to conformity of the spec. Take charge of rigging teams that erect towers and do tower inspections to ensure that the towers are erected in accordance to manufacturer specifications. Responsible for the Site surveys to client Specifications. Responsible for AS BUILD drawings and redline drawings. Conduct meetings with client to ensure flow of project. Do ATP with client and ensure clearing of snags list for smooth handover. Prepare, review and edit C-modules and responsible for the timely submission of all required documents needed for final acceptance. Attend weekly meetings with customer. Submitted daily status updates to Head Office on progress of building sites. Highlighted and reported on issues affecting finance for the region. Conducted site surveys to ensure compliance to client electronic component specifications and deadlines to qualify payment draw downs. Ensured total security of Building sites as well as materials.
Managed 28 construction sites including all material.
Direct Staff: 5 x site supervisors
6 x drivers
Reason for leaving: Contract concluded
Jul 2004 to May 2006 MICROELECTRICA SCIENTIFICA
Nature of business: Supply of electronic control components and switch
gear for railway sub stations
Position: Stores Manager
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Tasked with total functions of Inventory Control involving stringent security
access procedures and policies. Managed Stores of 2 companies (Braking Systems
and Electronic Components). Managed all Material receipt and issue of small items of
large value (kept in safe). Recorded and updated database of inventory details for
newly designed products. Issued stock to production and accounted for malfunctions
after testing. Updated Bills of Material and ensured specifications were current when
modifications took place. Recorded range of assembled / manufactured produced items
onto Inventory system. Managed monthly cycle counts and (physical) annual stock
counts for Auditors including evaluation and items ranking for obsolescence. Fleet
management and co-ordination of security.
Jun 2002 to Apr 2004 SANDVIK
Nature of Business: Manufacture and supply of rock mining drilling bits
Position: Stores Supervisor
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to Operations Manager
As Stores Supervisor
Managed both Parts store and Finished Goods store. Issued material to factory for
manufacture of high value drilling bits at Springs. Managed all material receipts and
issues including reconciliation of weight variances after issues and consumption.
Maintained and updated the Inventory data base. Undertook weekly physical cycle
counts and physical stock counts at year end for auditors. Carried out monthly stock
counting activities for financial accounting purposes. Fleet management and co-
ordination of security.
Achievements: Redesigned small parts store into more organized compact and accessible systems ensuring proper identification.
1998 to 2002 TIBBET AND BRITTEN
Nature of business: National distribution of FMCG
Positions: Warehouse Supervisor: Lever Brothers, Boksburg
Assistant Warehouse Manager: TFD
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to Distribution Manager
As Warehouse Supervisor: Lever Brothers, Boksburg
As Assistant Warehouse Manager: TFD
Exercised control of Bonded Warehouse for Lever Bros on 24 hour basis (7 days per week).
Received Finished Stock into computerized warehouse on-line ensuring vast range of products accommodated/updated and accurate re quantities and descriptions.
Dispatched Stock and Raw Materials to offsite warehouse on a National basis.
Conducted and managed monthly physical stock counts investigating any discrepancies.
Managed staff and shift schedule. Managed total compliance to system for issuing of delivery notes and dispatch passes. Compiled costing information for quotation/tender purposes. Assisted in preparation of annual warehouse Budgets. Liaised with fleet management and security when required.
Achievements: Seconded to TFD Bloemfontein warehouse to:
Re-vamp project involving re-introduction of company’s policies and procedures after 14 months.
• Introduce order picking system ex - Germiston as well as reinforce TFD company policies and procedures.
• Successfully accommodated specialist client, Beacon Sweets, involving the creation of separate air conditioning and cold room facilities within 2 weeks prior to Easter distribution
Transferred to Lever Brothers, Boksburg as Warehouse Supervisor on successful completion of TFD.

Experience

First Class Group Limited
Assistant General Manager

   May 2018
— Current

Day to day management of all resources both Human and Material.
Plan and project manage all installations, operations and maintenance activities. Implementation and supervision of all contracts and documentation associated therewith.
Assist in credit control functions.
Manage all material in stores and warehouses and logistics country wide.
Manage and control all technicians at all company branches nationally.
Assist the General Manager in any other function where needed or required.

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