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Aug 30, 2017

Logistics Supervisor Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client, a regional distributor for both alcoholic and non - alcoholic brands, is seeking to recruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:
 
Logistics Supervisor

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Logistics Supervisor will oversee the transportation of products from one location to another. 

To do so, they will arrange product pickups, deliveries and route drivers accordingly
 
 
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Ensure that goods are delivered in a timely manner and that inventory levels are sufficiently maintained
  • Build Relationships with Vendors
  • Communicate with supervisors, customs brokers, sales forces and customers. They must ensure that all parties are working together to guarantee that goods are packed, sent and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Maintain Warehouse Inventory. They are responsible for re-ordering product as needed to maintain sufficient inventory levels.
  • Study client or customer needs and manage inventory based on these needs. This often includes analyzing product orders to research the need for keeping certain items in stock.
  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Arrange warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process transportations
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints
  • Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • A holder of a Degree/Diploma in Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Above 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Effective communication skills – both oral and written
  • Membership to a professional body is an added advantage
  • Highly developed teamwork skills – ability to work with others and embrace team work
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches and departmental contribution – commitment to continuous learning
  • Computer Skills –Purchasing, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to [email protected] with the subject LOGISTICS SUPERVISOR by 12th September 2017, stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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