Job Summary

Lead the logistics function at the county level- warehouse, custom clearance, inventory management, inland transport, stock ordering and security of stock.

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

Job Description/Requirements

1. Reports to: Regional logistics manager BAM

2. Location: Distribution center

Purpose: Lead the logistics function at the county level- warehouse, custom clearance, inventory management, inland transport, stock ordering and security of stock.

3. Job Responsibilities

·         Analyze stock levels and sales forecast to ensure consistent minimum stock levels at the Distribution Centre and shops.

·         Optimize and coordinate the stock ordering process

·         Handle customs clearance for all incoming and outgoing shipments (Comply with customs laws and regulations)

·         Negotiate with suppliers and handle local stock purchases (Optimize logistics costs)

·         Arrange external shipments and manage temporally exports

·         Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce

·         Manage the stock preparation process (quality check and activation)

·         Manage key KPIs and ensure continued improvement

·         Manage overall inventory in the country and report on stock loss

·         Facilitate the end of year stock audits at the distribution center

·         Manage stock takes to ensure accurate stock levels in the system

·         Responsible to organize the logistics Centre (warehouse) in term of efficiency and security

·         Adhere to the company logistics processes

·         Manage the use of the inventory management system at the DC and shops

·         Monthly reports on container lead time, running costs, change in processes, stock out prediction and constraints.

4. Description of tasks

·         Coordinate and manage regular inventory counting in both shops and DC to ensure accurate level of stock in the inventory management system.

·         Implement, evaluate and continuously improve stock management processes in the warehouses and shops

·         Keep track and records of costs, taxes on containers and other administrative documents

·         Ensure an efficient use of stock tools and maintain accurate stock levels

·         Work with Finance on stock reconciliation and ensure real stock valuation

·         Communicate complex inventory problems to Manager promptly

·         Implement an optimized internal logistics route

·         Arrange occasional stock audits at shops

·         Review freight rates and other transportation costs to keep working costs low

·         Maintains quality throughout the logistic processes

5. Person Specifications

·         A degree in Logistics / supply chain

·         Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position

·         Experience of at least 2 years using inventory management systems (ERP or SAP)

·         Experience managing a team.

·         Attention to details

·         Good analytical skills

·         Good communication skills

·         Mature, self-initiative and positive attitude

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