Logistics Manager

  • Nationwide Placement
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Dec 24, 2016
Permanent Distribution / Shipping Logistics Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Purpose

  • 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.

Duties

  • 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).

Requirements

  • 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.

Job Level

Management

Salary Range

Negotiable