Job Summary

Under the Supervision of the Manager – The role will oversee the logistics operations, ensuring effective and efficient dispatching and delivery of finished goods to customers while maintaining product quality.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

REPORTING TO:Manager – Supply Chain   
DEPARTMENT: Manager - Manufacturing Operations & Warehouse

COMPANY VISION: To be the LION of the Plastics Industry in Africa

COMPANY MISSION: To achieve our vision we will:
1.    Build a Best in Class Company with A-Players who live our Core Values, apply Lean Excellence in all Processes, invest in Market Leading Technology, practice Great Governance
2.    Become a Market Profit Share Leader with Focus on Creating More Value for Customers, Fanatical Customer Relationships & Market Leading Product Innovation; and Focus on Market Share of Profit & Cash Flow, not just Sales & Tonnage
3.    Reach Customers Across Africa by Building a Strategic Network of Manufacturing Hubs & Partner Spokes to serve customers across Africa; and Becoming an Export Oriented Business with Strong Local Presence in each Country

Overall Objective of the Job
Under the Supervision of the Manager – The role will oversee the logistics operations, ensuring effective and efficient dispatching and delivery of finished goods to customers while maintaining product quality.

Key Responsibilities
●    Prepare daily dispatch work plans, schedules and relevant reports.
●    Vehicle allocation.
●    Ensure that all delivery documentation is correct and acknowledged by receiving parties.
●    Review freight rates and other transportation costs to keep operational costs low.
●    Ensure that all dispatch records are promptly filed and submitted to Finance.
●    Coordinating with Warehouse and Production departments for easy and efficient dispatch of orders
●    Ensuring maintenance and filing of GRN’s (Goods Received Note) and Delivery notes.
●    Facilitate order processing by ensuring order collection from the Sales & Merchandising team
●    Oversee goods loading and dispatch to ensure that goods meet the required standards and verify against purchase order and invoice generated; while ensuring good product handling procedures are adhered to
●    Organizing, facilitating and coordinating with approved transporters on timely goods dispatch to ensure DOTIF.
●    Verifying and checking on customer returns in liaison with the Quality team
●    Facilitating and coordinating timely collections of damages and market returns identified and reported by the Sales team
●    Coordinating with marketing department in maintaining minimum and maximum levels of finished goods based on market demand and sales forecasts.
●    Ensure adequate logistics preparedness through contingency planning and continuous logistics preparedness reviews.
●    Workload assignment and supervision.
●    Implementation and maintenance of SHEQ standards.

Academic and Professional Qualifications
●    Bachelor's Degree/Diploma in any of the following fields; Procurement and Supplies, Stores and Inventory Management, Logistics, or any other relevant field
●    Membership to a relevant professional body

Knowledge and Experience
●    At least 5 years minimum experience in Logistics and dispatch department in a busy manufacturing or FMCG environment with 2 years in supervisory roles.
●    Proven ability to coordinate with other departments
●    Good working knowledge and understanding of GMP and factory processes & technology
●    Understand safety/ security processes or procedures.
●    Demonstrated working experience with SAP.
●    Basic proficiency with computer applications and programs including email and Microsoft Office.

Functional Skills
●    Ability to be adaptable and flexible
●    Excellent planning and organizational skill
●    Ability to plan and prioritize workload with a focus on urgent and important.
●    Excellent Analytical and record management skills
●    Strong client service orientation and displaying a good-natured cooperative attitude with internal and external clients.

Personal Qualities
●    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
●    Keen attention to detail and result oriented
●    Ability to be adaptable and flexible
●    Assertive, aggressive, and proactive
●    Planning, presentation, interpersonal, coordinating and organizational skills

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