Experienced in Management of warehouses, distribution and site delivery operations to contractual performance levels, to budget and to ISO / OHSA requirements.
Managing client relationships, which possibly includes constructing and hosting regular performance reviews and occasional out of hour’s entertainment as and when required.
Managing relationship with other Schenker divisions.
Any other duties required to ensure that the Schenker brand remains perceived by the market as being superior.
Hands-on enablement of logistics implementation projects and logistics development activities.
It is expected that this position will generate innovative new solutions and cost effective ways of doing things as a matter of course.
Strong focus on achievement of set KPI’s and financials as well as other logistics targets.
Pro-active and assertive approach to logistics projects with emphasis on process improvements as well as bottom line optimisation.
Appropriate communication skills to successfully deal with many different internal as well as external parties at all levels.
Good quantitative as well as IT exposure to operational issues.
Preferably International Logistics exposure (sea & air) at managerial level.
Financial logistics management exposure P&L and Customer Profitability reporting and control.
Minimum of 5 years recent experience in a senior logistics position.
Possession of a recognised business management qualification would be an advantage.
Needs to be experienced in warehousing especially on a senior level.
Air / Sea freight experience an advantage.
A self-starter that can work largely independent.
We will also seek evidence of the following characteristics and abilities :
A pragmatic can do attitude to overcoming problems.
A deep understanding of warehouse and distribution management systems.
Innovative ideas on staff motivation and retention.
Superior client management skills.
Monday to Friday 08h00 to 17h00. This might vary from division to division. Overtime might be required from time-to-time, based on operational needs.
Transport : Must have own reliable transport.