11 May 2018

Lead Consultants Job Vacancy : Imports & Logistics Executive

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We are currently recruiting for our client a leading Engineering Manufacturing   Company;

The position is responsible for the entire import process for all imported products, materials and commodities for the operation, from an inventory management to ordering and supplier relationships.

Key Responsibilities for the Imports & Logistics Executive Job

  • In conjunction with departmental heads, ensure that the ideal inventory levels are maintained as per policy
  • Manage the entire order process for all imported products, raw materials, and requirements for ABM from overseas suppliers
  • Closely manage and monitor import time frames and costs to ensure minimum shipping times and maximum efficiencies
  • Constantly review freight costings to ensure the organization is getting the best possible rates and services
  • Provide weekly updates on all imports and use this to ensure delivery time frames for all products from all suppliers are within acceptable parameters.
  • Implementing inventory policy and maintain stock at approved levels to avoid excess or stock outs.
  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes that may affect the production process
  • Negotiate with international suppliers to secure the highest value for money and most advantageous terms for the company.
  • Supervise all incoming goods, machinery, spare parts & associate shipments and ensure arrival of all goods within specified timeframes.
  • Effective risk management and governance of all suppliers while examining and re-evaluating existing contracts in line with performance.
  • Process the required imports documentation i.e LPOs, IDFs CoC’s, Insurances etc
  • Provide optimal service to all the internal clients, (Heads of Departments) and maintain status report for all shipments and airfreights.
  • Maintain good supplier relationship as well as maintaining good relationships with Governmental Agencies
  • Understanding and keeping up with new trends and regulations in the business

Imports & Logistics Executive Job Qualifications

  • Bsc degree in procurement/supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  • Diploma in shipping/ clearing & forwarding from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a reputable company
  • Good working knowledge on KRA, KPA, Kenya Bureau of Standards and other regulatory bodies in the East African Region.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of ERP systems
  • Knowledge in Kaizen and ISO systems an advantage

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject  to [email protected] before  20th  May   2018

Indicate your current salary and notice period.

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