Logistics manager (for a large manufacturing company)

Job Summary

Logistics Manager will manage the efficient flow of incoming&outgoing; finished products to ensure customers receive products on time&at; a good cost.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Position: Logistics Manager (For a Large Manufacturing Company)

Employer:  A Leading Manufacturing Company

Ref No:  SGK-LM-01-2019

Industry: Manufacturing

Job Category: Management

Town: Nairobi

Country: Kenya

Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Logistics, Operations Management, Procurement or other related field.
Post graduate course in Logistics, Warehousing, Fleet Management will be an added advantage.

Experience:

3-5 years working experience dealing with both incoming raw materials and dispatching of finished products.

Those who have worked in manufacturing or logistics companies will have an advantage.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Reporting to Planning and Customer Service Manager, the Logistics Manager main role is to manage the efficient flow of incoming&outgoing finished products to ensure customers receive products on time&at a good cost.
He or She will be incharge of material handling, loading and transportation, logistics managing several dispatch assistants and other contracted loading staff by performing the following duties:-
  • Plan and manage logistics and transportation of finished & semi-finished goods for various company locations and customer deliveries.
  • Keep track of quality of goods, delivery timelines, transport costs and efficiency of logistics function. Assess and advice on the logistics needs for various locations.
  • Plan routes and process shipments of products to and from various locations.
  • Meet costs, productivity and time targets for the logistics function.

  • Analyse and design the logistics framework to be followed and adhered to in all company locations.
  • Work with supply chain to negotiate shipping and supplier costs.
  • Manage the company fleet of trucks both owned and outsourced.
  • Work with supply chain on quarterly review of transporters/suppliers.
  • Prepare logistics staff schedules and ensure they follow safety rules.
  • Prepare monthly reports on overall costs of transportation and turnaround time for management.
  • Plan transporter quarterly meetings.
  • Resolve arising problems or complaints within the logistics function.
  • Supervise, coach and train logistics workforce.

Salary: Kshs. 280,000 - 340,000 plus several company benefits

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