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If a drive for efficiency and a desire for challenges is your thing then we have a job for you. We are looking for an experienced logistics manager. This is a critical role and comes with a lot of challenges and responsibilities.

You will be be responsible for sourcing, budgeting, warehousing and distribution of raw materials, resources and finished products. You will co-ordinate with various departments to ensure everyone gets everything on time. An aptitude for organization, meticulous planning and the ability to multi-task are essential for this role.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise planning, production and distribution schedules
  • Co-ordinate with other departments to improve logistics processes and reduce inefficiencies
  • Monitor inventory, shipments and distribution channels
  • Review existing processes and protocols and implement corrective measures where needed
  • Develop and implement processes for continuous improvement
  • Ensure cost-effective procurement and supply of raw materials
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of raw materials and finished goods
  • Carry out other management responsibilities in accordance with the Company policies

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in production or logistics
  • Bachelor's degree in business or engineering
  • Experience with inventory and production control methods and best practices
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Detail oriented with an aptitude for creative problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage large teams
  • Extensive experience with ERP systems like SAP
  • Ability to operate with transparency and a high level of accountability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.