Logistics Manager
Staff Solutions Recruitment
East london, ZA
2d ago
source : WHATJOBS

Job Description :

Act as communication champion and ensure drive for a positive employee relations environment is maintained.

Adhere to and drive all BOS and other logistics / customs and excise related legal procedures

Support the Company skills programme and equity plan

Ensure adequate staffing and direct subordinates to achieve relevant goals timeously

Responsible for training, coaching, and guidance of subordinates

Analyse weekly customer demand for spikes and troughs

Monitor and optimize material release communication to suppliers

Determine critical parts through analysis of 10-day report

Expedite material through daily follow up with suppliers

Liaise with customer on material shortages and mitigate surprise

Maintain optimal inventory levels in lines with budget working capital requirements

Monitor and report on the performance of the logistics function

Monitor and manage freight costs and container utilisation

Monitor all new projects for optimal packaging / logistics costs

Ensure that the organisation abides by exchange control regulations and that claims for goods lost or damaged in transit are timeously processed

Develop and sustain good relationships with the customer and suppliers

Job Requirements :

Logistics Diploma or CPIM (NQF level 5)

Five years experience in a senior position within a Logistics / Warehousing function

Knowledge of material flow systems (FIFO, Kanban, JIT, JTDS) and Integrated Management Systems

Knowledge of logistics policies and procedures and basic financial knowledge

Advanced computer literacy skills

Planning, organizing and controlling skills

Critical thinking and innovation skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Decision making / problem solving skills

Conflict handling and dispute resolutions skills

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