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Warehouse & Logistics Manager -VERY URGENT (for an International Logistics Company)

Job Summary

Warehouse and logistics manager will be responsible for all contract logistics by ensuring their efficient management and control with the budgets and service level.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

Employer:  A leading international logistics and freight forwarders company

Ref No:  SGK-W&LM-04-2021

Industry:  LOGISTICS

Job Category:  MANAGEMENT

Town:  NAIROBI

Country:  KENYA

Salary:  KSHS. 500,000 - 600,000 PLUS GENEROUS COMPANY BENEFITS


Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Management or Related Field. Training in WMS Is Necessary.

Experience: Must have at least 10 years working experience at supervisory/management level dealing with logistics planning and management, warehouse management and stock inventory management in a busy logistics and warehousing company.


OTHER MAIN ROLES INCLUDES: - 

  • Handle technical details relating to inbound freight clearance and consignment receptions, such as customs regulations and any necessary documentation.
  • act as the key contact with all the freight to ensure a smooth logistics process both domestic and international operations.
  • to efficiently evaluate the costs of transportation, services and inventory within any budget or distribution strategy.
  • with knowledge of national and international import/export legislation must be able to foresee and effectively troubleshoot any issues that may arise in the logistics operations.
  • build relationships with logistics service providers and work closely with the key stakeholders to ensure the protection of freight in transportation.
  • coordination and organization is key for the success of the operations – any changes to operating procedures, prioritization or any problems must be documented and communicated accurately.
  • oversee inbound shipments and distribution activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipment.
  • develop processes and procedures that ensures all logistics operations are operating in a lean and efficient manner.
  • develop methods and procedures for movement of raw materials to processing and production areas and transportation of products from departments to customers, warehouses, or other storage facilities.
  • provide and receive accurate information aligning with the commercial, production and service managers for building a concise material requirements plan. Being able to analyze the critical components in warehouse foreseeing the material provision.
  • establish physical operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
  • maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • complies with the local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • controls inventory levels by supervising physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  • maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
  • achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees: following up on work results.
  • maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees: planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Leadership

  • directly supervises 2-3 employees that will be growing in the warehouse and logistics department.
  • consistently communicate with the quality department & production department to make them aware of priorities, targets, and operational requirements.
  • ensure effective warehouse and inventory operations by implementing the sops.
  • assist the executive team in ensuring effective relationships with customer businesses through maintaining an appropriate interview between the warehouse, suppliers, and customers


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