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Logistics and Distribution Manager - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #13092
Job Location South Africa
Company Type Agriculture, Distribution,Production, Wholesale
Job Role Logistics and Distribution Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R 500 000 p/a

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 6
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Residents or work permits required.
Degree Degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our client, a dynamic and leading agricultural company is currently looking for a Logistics and Distribution Manager to join their team.

Duites and Responsiblities ;

The Logistics and Distribution Manager is responsible for the effective coordination and planning of the Logistics department according to the daily production- and order schedule. The optimization of loads, routes, and personnel are essential to the success of this position whilst keeping up with the production and order demands.

* Daily planning and scheduling of QPro Bethlehem fleet according to orders as well as plant and product availability * Scheduling drivers and fleet in advance to optimize loads, routes, and personnel productivity.
* Working with the production department to ensure orders get out in time.
* Improve the efficiency of the fleet by optimal load scheduling.
* Drive down cost by ensuring proper maintenance of the fleet and by keeping a record of fleet efficiency, fuel consumption per vehicle.
* Communicate with internal drivers as well as external contractors to ensure the timeous delivery of feed.
* Ongoing communication with departments within the business, personnel, marketers, clients, drivers, and contractors to give feedback with regards to deliveries.

Key Skills
* People management.
* Problem-solving.
* Communication.
* Planning and scheduling.
* Strong analytical ability.
* MS Office Package with a strong focus on Excel.< br> * Strong customer focus.
* Ability to work under pressure.

  • Job Role: Logistics and Distribution Manager
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: R 500 000 p/a

Required Skills

6 Years of Experience
* Minimum of 6 years logistic management experience within the FMCG environment.
* A tertiary qualification in logistics or supply chain management would be preferable.
* Persuasive communication.
* MS Office Package with a strong focus on Excel.
* Strong customer focus.
* Ability to work under pressure.

Additional Requirements

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