Logistics Manager (Selby)
HR Studio
Selby, South Africa
2d ago

Role : Logistics Manager

We're looking for

A competent Logistics Manager to manage the entire Logistics Department, fleet and staff.

Who are you?

You are forward thinking

You have strong Numerical and Analytical Skills

You have extensive Industry Knowledge

You are a Team player

You have keen attention to detail

You are capable of sound Decision-making

What's the role?

You will be responsible for :

  • Oversee and control transport of finished goods between the factory and the warehouse
  • Oversee the finished goods in terms of stock and stock rotation and manage the monthly stock take in the warehouses on finished goods.
  • Oversee and control housekeeping inside the finished goods warehouses.
  • Oversee the outstanding POD's for the stock already delivered to customers.
  • Oversee the entire Logistics functions of the company with reference to the following :
  • The company fleet in terms of maintenance, services, roadworthy and licences.

    Manage third party transporters in terms price negotiations, contracts and POD's.

    Loading and deliveries of stock to Customers

    Manage the booking of deliveries with customers and ensure bookings are made from the production plan based on stock availability date.

    Manage the communication between the dispatch and production departments to ensure that accurate and vital information gets shared on a daily basis.

    Manage load planning to ensure that stock gets delivered on the arranged booking dates and at the minimum possible cost.

    Manage the daily communication between the repairs and dispatch department to ensure that defective stock from customers gets repaired and re-delivered to customers within 21 days of the complaint.

    Drafting and compiling of accurate annual Logistics Budget.

    Manage and control costs according to budget in all areas.

    Reduce transport costs by improving processes.

    Carry out continues (min, bi-weekly) communication with Logistics team.

  • Oversee the production planning.
  • Matric
  • A Bachelors Degree in Logistics
  • 5-10 years' experience as a manager / HOD, from a manufacturing / FMCG environment
  • Currently managing no less than 50 subordinates (general workers, supervisors, administrators and managers)
  • Fully computer literate with advance EXCEL knowledge
  • SYSPRO experience will be advantageous
  • Be able to work independently, be able to prioritize work tasks, work under pressure and be able to multi task
  • Well spoken English proficient
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