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Warehouse Manager

Date:  08-Sep-2022

Gaborone, South East District, BW

Type of work:  On site





Warehouse Manager


Position Snapshot

  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Location: Gabarone - Botswana


The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.



Bridgestone EMIA


In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.


Job Purpose


To manage and plan Raw material inventory, Procurement, General stores and Finished Goods inventory and ensure no stock outs or production delays.




To account for zero stock outs or production delays on a daily basis. 

  • Reconcile items below minimum balance.
  • Timeously and accurate recording of daily issues and receipts.
  • Daily and weekly inventory control of
  • Raw materials and maintenance items.
  • Cycle counts conducted in accordance of financial policy and procedures.


To ensure finished goods warehouse comply with company procedures.

  • Daily warehousing to match all loading tickets processed.
  • No unmatched documentation.
  • All shipments to OEM’S in line with set requirements.
  • All released shipped in accordance of FIFO.
  • Daily cycle counts to be conducted to ensure correct inventory holdings.
  • Housekeeping in accordance of company set standards.


To ensure Procurement function within and according to Bridgestone policy.                                                                                                                 

  • Contracts to be reviewed 6 monthly.
  • Tender procedures in accordance of set parameters.
  • Price variances to be investigated and corrected before creditors cut off.
  • Vendor quotes maintained and reviewed. Authorization levels maintained. Purchase order quotations
  • Maintained as per company policy.


To ensure that SHEQ management systems are implemented and maintained on a continuous basis.

  • ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System
  • ISO 18001 – OHSAS
  •  Attend quarterly Committee meetings
  • Clearance of audit findings and recommendations for improvement.
  • Conduct incident/accident investigations.
  • Conduct monthly SHE meetings of responsible departments and complete minutes.
  • Control and appoint SHE representatives.


Control departmental cost

  • Weekend overtime cost
  • Daily supplies and expenditure
  • Head count as per approved budget.


Conduct audit and inventory tag counts.

  • Daily and weekly cycle counts
  • Investigate variances.
  • Implement countermeasures to ensure no stock losses.

 Required capabilities


Customer satisfaction, all employees have the necessary competencies and skills to function effectively in accordance to company policies and procedures. All risks are identified and countermeasures are implemented, the departments adheres to all SEHQ regulations and the work place is a safe place to work in.




  • Botswana Citizen (Non-Negotiable)
  • Minimum National Higher Diploma in Logistics Management
  • B Tech / Degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management would be advantageous
  • Minimum 5 years’ stores management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have experience in inventory management
  • Must have forecasting experience
  • SAP (Advantageous)
  • Imports and Exports Experience
  • Valid Drivers Licence



If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!


Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.


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We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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