● Strong verbal
● Team leadership and
● Lean Management
● Process implementation
● Project management
transferal of all stock
brands and over 3000
Full Value Stream
saving sweet spot for
● Problem solving skills
● Dedicated team player
● Logistics management
● Workflow planning and Data
● Google sheets
University of Cape Town
AdvDip: Advanced Diploma in
Business Project Management
Wilson James BBC London
8 Eveleigh Way, Rondebosch
Seasoned Operations Manager who excels at streamlining operations to decrease costs and promote organizational efficiency. Resourceful in bringing the background on logistics, inventory control and personnel management. Versatile and innovative management professional skilled at seeing the “big picture” while still also focusing on the details. Have solid experience managing all levels of multiple projects including buying and analyzing data.
09/2010 - 09/2019
The Kartal Distribution Cape Town
● Key Function: Logistics Planning - Just In Time
● Managing Full Value Stream Map to Difot KPIs -(Delivery In Full On Time)
● Collaborating with Sales, Finance and Customer services team
● Managing all costs for quoting purposes (Air vs Sea)
● Analyzing stock sell-through
● Raising Purchase orders through Netsuite ERP system & procurement of stock
● Implementing new systems and procedures for process improvement (Lean management)
● Managing all purchase orders, shipment & delivery dates for all buys.Built and maintained great relationships with all vendors
● Logistics local and international spreadsheet management and communication
● Shipping - liaising with freight forwarders on all shipments, that all paperwork is in order and tracking purchase orders all the way
● Conduct daily replenishment, Direct to customer ship load. Supervised the flow inbound and outbound stock from outsourced warehouse through the use of WMS (warehouse management system)
● Coordinate, manage, and evaluate facility Supply Chain personnel
● Chain store management – liaising with planner and buyer on orders and deliveries.
● Overseeing the booking of chain store deliveries on different back end platforms.
First Aid, Fire Trained and SIA
Bergvliet High School Cape
Matriculation with Exemption
Lean Institute Africa
Lean Transformation & Toyota Kata
Lean Institute Africa
Understanding Lean Transformation
Lean Africa Summit
Implementing of Lean by solving one
problem at a time (workshop)
Lean Africa Summit
Practical principles to improve &
standardise work (workshop)
● Member of Westlake Golf
● Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising staff safety, quality of product
● Worked with brands such as Happy Socks,Yupoong Headwear
(Flexfit),47 Brand,Mitchell & Ness and Herschel Supply Company
2007 - 2009
Dynamic Distribution Cape Town
● Liaising with customers, suppliers and transport companies
● Keeping stock control systems up to date and making sure inventories are accurate.
● Planning future capacity requirements.
● Motivating, organizing and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded.
● Stocktaking and driving stock to destinations.
2004 - 2006
Wlison James at BBC Security Operative London
Control Room Operator
● Running and monitoring of LMS Systems.
● Monitoring the fire detection systems of three BBC buildings.
● Broadcasting messages and information for deliveries, fire activations and fire evacuations.
● Egressing and accessing of all BBC staff.
● Dealing with all staff issues regarding emergencies and first aid.
● Monitoring of CCTV cameras for three BBC buildings, training of new security staff.
● Dealing with all BBC staff queries and questions and General reception duties.
● Dealing with all deliveries relating to broadcasting equipment.
● Entering data relating to security issues into the system.
● Signing in' of all the BBC and security staff.
● Issuing of keys and electric ID's to all the staff in the buildings REFERENCES
● Nicholas Bruins - Dynamic Distribution - 082 298 563 - firstname.lastname@example.org
● John and Francis Montanari -The Kartal Distribution - 021-******* - email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org