Apply for post office vacancies and logistics jobs
Are you considering post office vacancies? From senior to entry level positions, there are a variety of post office jobs to choose from. When it comes to post office careers you will need to be organized and hard working. If you are a past employee of the post office and want to get into a different line of work you can consider supply chain management jobs. If you have enough work experience, you could be eligible for production manager positions. Browse jobs, register your CV and apply for logistics jobs on Job Mail.
Post Office Manager
Post Office Managers are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the post office. They make sure that other staff members perform their job efficiently and stay motivated. Tasks that are associated with this position include administrative duties, liaising with customers and upholding safety regulations. They are also required to negotiate contracts with clients and oversee the logistics of post delivery. If you are organised, trustworthy and self-motivated these types of post office jobs could be for you. To excel in this position you will also need to be a good motivator and a team player. As this is a senior level position you will need work experience before you apply for a Post Manager job. An in-depth knowledge of how each department in the post office works is also important. Tertiary qualifications, such as a business degree, will help you to get ahead in your career. Studying finance is another option.
A Post Sorter is employed at a post office. They are responsible for sorting the mail manually or with the help of a machine. Duties that are associated with this position include receiving the mail and preparing it before it is distributed. Other tasks that a post sorter can expect to perform are loading and operating machinery. They may also be required to maintain and repair machinery. It is important for the post sorter to keep accurate records of shipments and pouches that have passed through the post office. To succeed at this position you will need good hand-eye co-ordination as well as physical fitness. You will also need to be organized and deadline orientated. Typically training is offered on the job.
If you were employed at the post office and looking for alternative work, you can consider a career in logistics. Here are some of the logistics jobs that you can find in South Africa.
Logistics Managers are in charge of companies that deal with transporting and handling or storing products. They are responsible for ensuring that products get from the manufacturers and suppliers to the customers. Products can be transported to local or national destinations or event to international destinations. One of the core duties of this position is making sure that products arrive at their destination on schedule and in good condition. It is crucial that products are also stored correctly. Planning delivery timetables, monitoring stock levels and managing staff members are important tasks that Logistics Managers are required to perform. To excel at these types of logistics jobs, you will need to be logical, decisive and organized. Critical thinking skills as well as computer literacy are both vital to succeed. To become a Supply Chains Manager you can complete a University Degree such as BCom or BSc with Logistic Management subjects. Certificates are available from Damelin or the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Stock Controllers manage stock which may include raw materials and completed products. Typically, large companies need to hire Stock Controllers. They need to manage the stock so that there is enough to meet the demand from customers without excess stock lying around. Excess stock can lead to the loss of profits and wastage. Tasks include record keeping and tracking products. They are also required to uphold regulations and check expiry dates. To be successful in this position you will need to be reliable and methodical. If you want to become a Stock Controller, a certificate in Stock control can increase your chances of being hired. Another option is to complete a National Certificate in Freight Handling.
Logistics Jobs Listed on Job Mail
There are great opportunities available on Job Mail. Take a look at a few of the current vacancies to get you started.
A Procurement Officer vacancy is available in Mpumalanga. This full time position has a remuneration of R 10 000 to R 15 000.
An Operations Administrator position is being offered in Gauteng. This full-time position has a monthly remuneration of R11 000.
Register your CV on Job Mail and start applying for logistics jobs now. From supply chain management jobs to vacancies for logistic managers, you will find it on www.JobMail.co.za.