Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager
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Logistics Manager

Details of the offer

The main purpose of this position is to plan and coordinate the movement of materials and products throughout manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution.
Principle Accountabilities
Plan and implement material flow management systems to meet production requirements
Manage inbound and outbound logistics operations
Monitor inventory levels and help develop plans to increase the speed at which materials flow through the plant
Resolve problems relating to transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports and customer issues
Monitor inventory accuracy and implement robust systems for accuracy improvement
Monitor, report and eliminate causes for premium and unplanned freight charges
Monitor product import and export processes to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations
Negotiate with suppliers and customers to improve supply chain efficiency and sustainability
Promote continuous improvement within the logistics function
Promote good housekeeping and safety within the logistics function
Conduct performance appraisals for all logistics staff

Education/Experience:
Matric
National Diploma in Supply Chain Management or equivalent
Minimum 5 yearsâ experience in supply-chain management in a manufacturing environment (experience in the automotive sector would be advantageous)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Negotiation skills
Planning and Organisational Skills
Good understanding of JIT, Kaizen, and lean manufacturing
Knowledge of raw materials and production processes
Knowledge of principles and methods for moving goods by air, sea, road
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Problem-solving and analytical Skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to coach and mentor subordinates
Leadership skills
Ability to handle disciplinary matters
Report writing skills
Proficiency in MS Office applications
Ability to handle multiple tasks

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