Submit Your CV At Woolworths Stores

Woolworths invites young unemployed people who meet all the necessary requirements to make online applications for open the vacancies.

Main Purpose

To manage and deliver defined operational processes within the agreed service levels, cost effectively through operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the delivery of team goals through relevant scorecards as per the strategy using the INVOCOM methodology
  • Providing input and executing the business unit’s 1 year operating plan, budget and scorecard with continuous improvement in mind
  • Building, integrating and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders in line with SLA’s to achieve operational excellence e.g. Transport, Trunking, Cross-Docking and Equipment centre
  • Manage and ensure end to end process compliance (e.g. receiving, picking, despatch, inventory etc.) against the documented process standards within area of responsibility
  • Manage the use of all resources and ensure optimal operational and  implementation planning of all variable assets to ensure operational excellence (e.g. FTE plan for staffing, scanners, technology equipment, pallet jacks, reach trucks, consumables, stationary etc.)
  • Manage and adhere to company policies and procedures in line with corporate governance principles
  • Ensure timeous delivery of accurate reporting and administration for transactional excellence
  • Build, develop and entrench a high performance culture by providing leadership, feedback, guidance, support and coaching for staff
  • Demonstrate effective leadership aligned to the Woolworths Values to ensure the delivery of the operational scorecard
  • Contribute towards the delivery of the BU EE targets
  • Ensure performance management and input into talent management, succession planning and reward & recognition (e.g. difference awards)
  • Manage employee relations in line with sound people principles and strategy
  • Ensure adherence to company policies, procedures and legislation (e.g. OHASA and SHE programme) in line with corporate governance

Key Competencies

  • Knowledge & process understanding of logistics and related distribution processes
  • Working knowledge of supply chain operations and impact on stakeholders
  • PC literacy and is able to capture information and produce reports
  • Ability to manage consumables and assets
  • Understanding of process compliance
  • Have an understanding of relevant legislation
  • Ability to work across different temperature regimes e.g. Cold Chain and Frozen areas
  • Ability to quickly develop a knowledge and understanding of the suppliers’ customers, service provider’s businesses and demonstrates a passion for customer delivery
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the impact of one’s own role on service delivery to internal and external customers
  • A Customer Service mind-set
  • Has an understanding of relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of Performance Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Employee Relations procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail
  • Able to work flexible hours in line with the business requirements

Minimum requirements


What theoretical knowledge (e.g. degree / diploma) does the job require?

  • Grade 12 certificate is compulsory
  • Three year logistics/commerce diploma advantageous or equivalent NQF level 6 advanced certificate/ Diploma

What experience (e.g. previous exposure) does the job require?

  • Relevant management or supervisory training
  • 3 years relevant Supply Chain working experience in a managerial function is compulsory
  • Quality assurance background advantageous e.g. Six Sigma
  • Experience in Retail/FMCG environment advantageous

Other key requirements

The deliverables are not limited to the accountabilities specified in the job advert. These key accountabilities highlight the focus areas of the job. Specific and/or additional deliverables can be requested by management. The key responsibilities and accountabilities may change from time to time in response to changes in business strategy, operational requirements and shift rotation.

As a proud South African brand, Woolworths is committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions”

If you are interested in the above position, please email your CV together with an application form to All applications will be treated confidentially.

NB: This advert is for internal and external applicants.

How To Apply For Jobs At Woolworths Stores

Woolworths looks for people dedicated to getting the job done and delivering not merely what their customers want, but doing it in ways that bring the Woolworths Difference to life.

  • Visit the Woolworths website
  • Log In/Register your CV
  • Browse available vacancies
  • If you find something suitable then apply!

Easy enough, right? In case it’s not, let’s examine each step a little more closely.

  1. Visit the Woolworths career site
  2. Log In/Register your CV
    • If you already have an account you can simply log in and start applying! If you do not have an account, you’ll need to register your cv. This should be a quick and easy process:
      • Fill out your Personal Details, Vacancy Details, Contact Details, etc.
      • Upload your CV
      • Review information
      • Submit
  3. Browse Available Jobs
    • Once your profile is set up, you are ready to start applying! You’ll be able to browse the vacancies and search by location, category or keywords. Click on the description of the job you’re interested in and want to find out more about – this will show you the requirements, duties and other relevant information.
  4. Apply!
    • Once you’ve found the job for you, just hit “Apply for this job” and follow the prompts.

What’s great is that even if there is nothing that interests you right now, by creating a profile Woolworths keeps you in mind for future opportunities and you can easily just login and apply when you find the perfect job for you.

To work at a Woolworths store you will need the following:

  • A South African ID
  • Be able to work retail hours, including weekends and Public Holidays
  • A minimum qualification of Grade 12 (or equivalent)
  • Woolworths reserves the right to conduct Employee Verification Checks, including but not limited to Criminal and Credit Checks