GM Procurement & Logistics
Very stable and well-established company has a vacancy for the abovementioned. The incumbent will be responsible for the overall supply chain management which will result in enhanced business development and sustained customer satisfaction.
Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and meet customer services requirements.
Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle.
Liaise and negotiate with procurement for supplier issues and quality on product release and then Marketing for customer requirements.
Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency.
Arrange warehouse, plan routes and process shipments.
Resolve any arising problems or complaints.
Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce.
Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets- including management of CHEP system and forklift utilisation.
Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements.
Comply with laws, regulations and ISO /FSSC requirements.
Create policies or procedures for logistics activities.
Plan and implement material flow management systems to meet production requirements.
Supervise procurement and logistic team in responsibilities regarding global logistics strategies.
Implement specific customer requirements, such as internal reporting and customized transportation metrics.
Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, or customer issues.
Monitor product import or export processes to ensure compliance with food safety regulations and legal requirements.
Ensure internal and external stakeholders compliance with company policies and procedures for product transit and delivery.
Direct distribution centre operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives. Negotiate transport
rates and service.
Prepare and file environmental certification applications.
Negotiate with stakeholders to improve supply chain efficiency and sustainability.
Recommend servicing or purchasing of improved technology, such as automated systems.
Develop risk management programs to ensure continuity of supply in emergency scenarios.
Implement improvements to internal and external logistics systems and processes
Collaborate with other departments to integrate procurement and logistics with business as customer sales, order management, accounting and delivery of goods.
Direct inbound and outbound logistics operations, such as transportation and warehouse activities, safety performance, and logistics
Analyse all aspects of company logistics to determine the most cost-effective or efficient means of procurement and transporting products
Direct and coordinate comprehensive procurement logistical functions for product life cycles including acquisition, distribution, internal
allocation, delivery, recycling, reuse, and final disposal of resources.
Review national and regional transportation reports for ways to improve efficiency and minimize the environmental impact of logistics
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Equivalent
MBA would be advantageous
8 – 10 years’ experience in a senior management role
5 - 8 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
Proven negotiations skills
Must be computer literate: Excel, Word, Lotus Notes
Must be proficient in English
Must be well organised, self-motivated and enjoy working under occasional pressure.
Experience in food safety management systems (HACCP; ISO. FSSC 22000 etc is an advantage
Research and report writing skills
Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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