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WAREHOUSE LOGISTICS MANAGER

WAREHOUSE LOGISTICS MANAGER

THE ROLE

The incumbent is required to provide a high degree of management and execution of the warehousing logistics function, focused on food safety and continuous improvement . He/ she will manage all aspects of the Company’s Planning and Logistics functions in accordance with the Production and Sales objectives of the manufacturing plant; this ensures optimal resource management of all material stores item, precise planning of plant production and the proper receipt, warehousing and dispatch of finish goods in order to achieve the prescribed budgetary, quality, operational and financial targets

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Responsible for Material Resource Planning (MRP), and management of stores personnel and operations to ensure adequate material supplies to support the planned production
2. Coordinate warehousing of raw, indirect and packaging materials as well as spare parts, while ensuring that they are stored in line with company food safety requirements and recommendations and in proper condition.
3. Responsible for ensuring that there is timely and adequate supply of finished goods to meet customers’ needs.
4. Ensure transportation of finished goods to the FG warehouse and management of finished goods stock on a daily basis.
5. Control inventories of raw, indirect and packaging materials to define obsolete materials. Provide Finance with accurate stock reporting and value of the reserves, in accordance with relevant guidelines.
6. Manage stocks and deliveries on the base of “First-in / First-out” strategy.
7. Ensure cost-efficient, timely and quality transportation of raw, packaging and indirect materials within the plant. Is responsible for claims and damages caused during transportation.
8. Manage Warehouse Department employees by supervising and guiding their work, providing with relevant information, coaching and development.
9. Liaise with other functions (e.g. QA, Purchasing, Production) to resolve existing issues.
10. Responsible for ensuring corporate targets are aligned with those of the plant so that volume targets can be met each month. This is measured by the level of production compliance achieved by the plant – target 90%.
11. Ensure compliance with all internal safety guidelines and external regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

1. BSC degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Economics
2. Five (5) years working experience in a similar capacity
3. Strong leadership skills with the ability to work independently
4. Demonstrated experience improving operations and key metrics for quality improvement and cost reduction
5. Effective problem analysis and resolution at the strategic and functional level
6. Ability to interact successfully with cross-functional stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally

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