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National Warehouse and Logistics Manager Job at GDM Group

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GDM Group strives to achieve through her combined operations of her equity member companies and her adjunct consultants of over 400 years combined commercial experience. We offer from one off sales of marketing project to end to end management off commercial projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: National Warehouse and Logistics Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Objectives

  • The National Warehouse and Logistics Manager is responsible for the direct management and handling of all warehousing and distribution functions at the company’s warehouse facilities in various locations around Nigeria.
  • This includes accountability for inbound and outbound freight, as well as adherence to legislative, safety, and organizational policies and procedures.
  • The National Warehouse and Logistics Manager will also provide effective logistics management through leadership and decision-making skills.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the receiving, shipping, handling, distribution, and storage of all freight, product and supplies that come in and out of the warehouses.
  • Maintain standard receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing personnel and operational policies and procedures.
  • Communicate all delays or variances in inbound/outbound freight to the appropriate parties.
  • Assess the need for, and recommend the purchase of moving equipment like trailers, forklifts e.t.c.
  • Maintain appropriate and complete documentation of all products/goods in the CKD and finished goods warehouse.
  • Responsible for managing third party logistics providers.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions.
  • Ensure all production orders are shipped to customers in a timely manner in adherence to delivery schedules.
  • Maintain strict control over inventory levels in order to meet internal and external demand of product.
  • Conduct periodic spot-checks of inventory levels of supplies/products, identify discrepancies if any and take necessary action.
  • Plan warehouse layout and space requirements in order to prevent loss/theft or damage, and to achieve full warehouse optimization.
  • To achieve deliverables on TAT(Turn-Around Time) in logistics for internal and external customers to maximize customer satisfaction
  • To develop systems to tracking variances and elimination of the same
  • Efficient WH and Speed delivery thru adherence to Various process and guidelines
  • Learning and Growth
  • Awareness and endeavour to achieve consistent improvement on deliveries and costs
  • Incorporating the best Industry practices
  • Adaptability to local terrain and culture to maximize productivity

Key Performance Areas

  • % decrease in logistics/shipping cost (quarterly/annually).
  • Optimal storage cost per item and inventory storage per square foot.
  • Utilization efficiency levels of space, labour and equipments.
  • Fulfillment – timely order fulfillment, percentage of order fulfillment vs non-fulfillment, accuracy of order fulfillment.

Educational/Professional Qualification

  • Minimum of B.Sc. or equivalent in Business Administration or any other relevant discipline. Logistics/Warehouse/Supply Chain certifications will be an advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5years’ experience in a manufacturing, warehousing, supply chain management environment/role out of which 2 years must have been at managerial level.

Key Skills & Competencies Requirements:

  • Strong business acumen and excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft excel and office skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Critical thinking and decision making skills.
  • Understanding of ERP systems and its integration with respect to supply/demand functions.
  • Excellent planning and resource allocation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Results oriented
  • Analytical
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Cultural awareness
  • Integrity
  • Proactive
  • Decisive.

Application Closing Date
26th December, 2018.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@hazonholdings.com

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