Supervisor, Logistics at Babban Gona

    Full-Time
    Kaduna State
    Posted 7 months ago

    Industry: Logistics

    Key Responsibilities

    • Create, implement and maintain continuous improvement and control plan for overall business logistics operations;
    • Responsible for warehouse operational activities including shipping, receiving, warehouse stocking.
    • Perform pricing and cost/service analysis, and own the transport management processes – selection, qualification, business reviews, and performance evaluation.
    • Develop and implement overall logistics plan, in a manner that promotes low transportation and handling cost; high inventory turns;
    • Establish and maintain rapport with third party vendors through genuine and exceptionally responsive interactions;
    • Monitor and ensure resolution of freight payment process issues between third party transporters and the Company, related to rejected freight bills, short payments, rate discrepancies, general aging issues, etc.;
    • Manage a team of dedicated officers and oversee all Warehouse Associates, Drivers and Logistic Partner relationships;
    • Ensure shipped merchandise is received and tracked in an efficient manner with minimal costs;
    • Ensure shipments are effectively managed with quality control systems to ensure accuracy at every level of the operation in compliance with standard procedures;
    • Maintain an iterative improvement approach towards inventory management, methods of distribution and other areas of improvement;
    • Resolve customer complaints in a timely and professional manner; taking corrective actions where necessary;
    • Assist in the recruitment of quality drivers into the fleet, maintaining detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection and scheduling regular vehicle maintenance to ensure operational efficiency.
    • Purchase and maintain vehicles for deliveries.
    • Develop efficient driver schedules to maximize profits; register and license all vehicles under BG management.
    • Develop strategies for greater fuel efficiency; maintain detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection.
    • Ensure strict servicing and maintenance times to minimize downtime and maintain schedules.

    Reporting Line:

    • This position reports to Head, Last Mile Logistics.

    Requirements

    • Experience in Logistics Management Systems
    • Bachelor’s degree in Transport & Logistics Management, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or any related field; Master’s degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience in inventory management, supply chain management, transportation, and distribution center operations with at least 2 years in a logistics/transportation role;
    • Experience successfully leading a team to achieve results;
    • Previous hands-on experience in negotiations;
    • In-depth experience in freight cost analysis;
    • Ability to plan, execute & manage local and regional logistics projects – ensuring continuous improvement to business operations;
    • Strong communication, problem solving and management skills;
    • Ability to engage and influence direct and indirect reports and peers.
    • Be a mentor, coach and a great people leader: build strong relationships and team, hire great people, commit to the growth of individuals on team.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and G-Suite products.

    Start Up Environment:

    • Thrives in a fast paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.

    Unlocking Potential of Team Members:

    • Extensive experience and passion for coaching mentoring a team.

    Detailed Orientation and Managing Complexity:

    • Extensive experience leading a complex organization and an eye for details and problem solving.

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Health Insurance
    • Pension
    • Performance Bonus
    • Annual paid vacation
    • Group Life Insurance.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Babban Gona on babbangona.zohorecruit.com to apply

    Job Features

    Experience

    4 years

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