Logistics Manager

  • Nationwide Placement
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Jun 30, 2017
Permanent Distribution / Shipping Logistics Transportation Warehouse

Job Description


  • Manage and co-ordinate logistics activities for the successful execution of the business plan from order placement to client delivery and management of inventory levels, while optimizing plant and stores materials logistics flows.


  • Manage and optimize logistics processes (plant, inter-department, site-site, external to clients)
  • Expedite materials receipts, manage supplier delivery risks and supplier performance
  • Ensure ERP System/APS are updated accordingly, compile and present logistics reports.
  • Maintain standards and compliance according to ISO 9001, ISO 1400 and ISO 1800 and related road, rail and air transport regulations
  • Optimize inventory management systems / implement stores control measures (inputs and outputs) and implement “best-in-class” practices.
  • Exceed customer/client (internal/external) requirements and expectations on materials/components and products supply.
  • Management of the transport portfolio, ensuring acceptable compliance standards.
  • People management (performance contracting, succession planning, training and development and discipline) and budget control (management of overheads, materials & salary cost centers).


  • Minimum Diploma/Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain related studies.
  • CPIM or equivalent additional and advance management studies will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge, understanding and transactional exposure on any ERP system is a requirement.
  • Relevant 5 years logistics/production of materials planning/handling experience.
  • 5 years management/leadership experience and people skills.
  • Computer literacy (MS office, Excel, PowerPoint, Projects etc.) and internet sourcing skills.
  • Project management experience and some exposure in continuous improvement techniques and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of all modes of transport regulations, compliance standards and INCOTERMS (latest).
  • Proven oral and written communication skills and ability to prepare and deliver clear, concise presentations & reports.
  • Persuasiveness and negotiation skills in building consensus for new ideas and approaches that better meets the Customer’s needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal as well planning and organizing skills.
  • Analytical experience and good eye/attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness with ability to work independently in an unstructured environment.
  • Action orientated with a sense of urgency and responsiveness in meeting business needs.
  • Continuous improvement focus and ability to drive change management.
  • Demonstrated understanding and competence in managing performance, development and transformation.


Please Fax your Curriculum Vitae (CV), and ID to 086-6611-290

If you have not been contacted within 14 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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