8 Dec 2016


Job Description

Sandvik seeks:
Logistics Operations Manager
The Role
To manage the warehouse and freight operations in a Country
To be the point of contact for Logistics Operations in the territory with the view to coordinate Inventory, Freight & Warehousing activities
Duties and Responsibilities
  • BA/PA Belonging: BA SMART PA Parts & Serv.
  • Geographic Area: Country/Territory Specific
  • Operational Value:
  • Function FTE:
  • Organizational Contribution: Country implementation; best possible operational cost of service responsibility, warehouse footprint, customer delivery performance
  • Traits: Strategic, innovator, change leader, result driven, customer focus, leadership competencies, decision making, analyses
Key Interactions:
  • Ensure that Sandvik Policies and Procedures are adhered to, and provide proactive and visible safety leadership in all daily activities
  • Develop, maintain and ensure adherence to all procedures
  • Optimise/improve the operational efficiency and performance in the logistics operations
  • Manage the infrastructure integrity and planning
  • Continuously improve and manage the controls to limit shrinkage risk
  • Continuously improve and manage the process flows through the warehouses
  • Support the Operational performance team in executing continuous improvement projects
  • Ensure standardisation to global processes & procedures as required
  • Financial
    • Manage the operational budgets for the Warehouses and functions
    • Plan, manage and forecast operational expenses
    • Ensure warehouse processes are maintained and managed to limit financial risks, including POD handling, goods returns, credit, receiving & despatch processes
    • Lead and participate in cost reduction initiatives in conjunction with Indirect Purchasing function
  • People management
  • Logistics function integration
  • Ensure freight, warehouse & inventory processes are managed in the supply chain
Your profile
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a Warehousing/Distribution/Supply Chain environment
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar managerial position
  • Tertiary education will be a distinct advantage
  • Experience managing internal and/or external customer service would be desired
  • Experience in managing people and teams
Zambia – Centre

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Who may apply
Notice period on all positions is 20 working days from date of resignation, unless otherwise agreed to by managers.
In order to qualify for one of the vacancies advertised, employee needs to have completed at least one year service in their current role.
How to apply
Kindly apply through Peoplesoft (ESS)
If you have any further queries, please contact us on 0800 331 331.
Applications close: 13 December 2016
Job Reference No: 348497
Recruiter: Thandeka Mathebula
Deadline: 13 Dec Job-ID: 348497

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