Position reports directly to the Managing Director of the company.
Direct logistics functions and department staff to assure optimal results, customer satisfaction and adherence health, safety and security policies, procedures and regulations.
Work with sales, customers and operations to establish effective distribution channels and the logistics resources and processes to meet those needs most cost effectively.
Coordinate and negotiate directly with transportation and logistics providers to meet customer needs in the most cost effective manner possible.
Seek continuous efficiency gains and cost reductions in all areas while maintaining customer satisfaction.
Oversee off site distribution facilities to ensure the safe, efficient, operations and inventory control.
Provide leadership and direction to logistics staff including training, development, mentoring and performance management initiatives.
Direct and oversee the implementation and application of information technology to enhance logistics management. Use data to evaluate performance, quality, and continuous improvement.
Actively participate in development and fulfilment of policies, procedures, and business practices.
Maintain appropriate and open verbal and/or written communication with all personnel and provide assistance and/or information as requested.
Maintain the confidentiality of the Companys files, products, customers and proprietary information.
Actively participate or assist, as required, in the promotion and/or sales of products and services.
The position must interface with Sales, Manufacturing, Production Planning, Technical, Quality, Legal, Regulatory Compliance, Customer Service and Customers.
A minimum of Bachelor Degree.
A minimum of ten years combined experience in logistics, inventory control, and distribution operations management is required
Experience in Pharma/IVD/Manufacturing will be preferred.
Position requires excellent organizational, interpersonal including listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
Must be Microsoft office literate at the intermediate to advanced level.
A strong customer-focus with the ability so support sales and gain their cooperation and respect.
Experience with dealing with internal and external senior level management.
From big transnational corporations to fast growing SME's to fledgling start-ups... every corporate body is looking for top talent. All of these are keenly aware that the only real competitive advantage they can have and build in today's flat world is the "human capital".
We are servicing this need for many national and international clients across various domains. We have been helping find a large number of our clients quite a few leaders, functional experts as also emerging precocious talent since 1997.
We credit all our success to three things; customer centric work systems, unflinching belief in our corporate values and our synergy enhancing team. We see repeat business and referral as the operative driver of customer feedback.
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