International Logistics Company Warehouse Manager Jobs in Kenya

International Logistics Company Warehouse Manager Jobs in Kenya


Description

  • Our client, a well established International Logistics Company is one of the world's leading logistics companies. They wish to recruit a Warehouse Manager who will be responsible for ensuring the efficient management and control whilst achieving agreed budgetary and service levels.

    Accountabilities

    Logistics Management

  • Handle technical details relating to inbound freight clearance and consignment receptions, such as customs regulations and any necessary documentation.

  • Act as the key Contact with all the freight to ensure a smooth logistics process both domestic and international operations.

  • To efficiently evaluate the costs of transportation, services and inventory within any budget or distribution strategy.

  • With knowledge of national and international import/export legislation must be able to foresee and effectively troubleshoot any issues that may arise in the logistics operations.

  • Build relationships with Logistics Service Providers and work closely with the key stakeholders to ensure the protection of freight in transportation.

  • Coordination and organization is key for the success of the operations – any changes to operating procedures, prioritization or any problems must be documented and communicated accurately.

  • Oversee inbound shipments and distribution activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipment.

  • Develop processes and procedures that ensures all logistics operations are operating in a lean and efficient manner.

    Warehouse Management

  • Develop methods and procedures for movement of raw materials to processing and production areas and transportation of products from departments to customers, warehouses, or other storage facilities.

  • Provide and receive accurate information aligning with the Commercial, Production and Service Managers for building a concise Material Requirements Plan. Being able to analyze the critical components in warehouse foreseeing the material provision.

  • Establish physical operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.

  • Complies with the local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.

  • Controls inventory levels by supervising physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.

  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.

  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.

  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees: following up on
    work results.

  • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.

  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees: planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    Leadership

  • Directly supervises 2‐3 employees that will be growing in the Warehouse and Logistics department.

  • Consistently communicate with the Quality Department & Production department to make them aware of priorities, targets, and operational requirements.

  • Ensure effective warehouse and inventory operations by implementing the SOPs.

  • Assist the Executive team in ensuring effective relationships with customer businesses through maintaining an appropriate interview between the warehouse, suppliers, and customers

    Education, Experience, Technical Skills & Deliverables

    Education

  • B.S. or B.A. degree in business management (preferred), industrial management or related field (Logistics management, Supply chain management

  • Training in WMS

    Experience

  • Over 10 years in managerial position

  • 10 years of supervisory experience within diverse backgrounds

  • Demonstrable experience of running a warehouse

  • Previous experience in inventory control.

  • Previous management experience with the ability to manage and motivate others.

    Skills

  • Logistics planning and management

  • Logistics information systems

  • Team leadership

  • Warehouse management

  • Stock and inventory management

    Computer Skills

  • Excellent IT skills – Outlook, Word, PowerPoint &Excel (With a typing speed of not less than 35 Words Per Minute)

  • Agility tools (Oracle)

    Able To Demonstrate

  • Agility Values (Personal Ownership, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence)

  • People and Organizational Management

  • Must have a good understanding of financial concepts and pay keen attention to detail Results and performance driven mindset

  • Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with the clients.

    Deliverables / KPI's (subject to change)

  • Each SE/BDM will be given objectives in terms of Net Revenue and/or and volume growth development.

  • In addition, there will be activity targets (i.e.: Customer visits, Quotations etc.) to ensure face-to-face contact and business activities on a continual and consistent fashion.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; International Logistics Company Warehouse Manager Jobs in Kenya



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