Logistics Manager
2022-06-17 - 2022-07-16
Eastern Cape, East London
Negotiable (Market related, Negotiable)
Logistics Manager Opportunity Available!! Our well known client in the Automotive Sector is looking to employ a Logistics Manager in East London.
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
For more information please contact:
Bridgette Groep