Transport/Logistic Manager

Our client , a manufacturing company with factories outside lagos is currently in need of a  Transport/Logistic Manager who will be responsible for managing the overall dispatching, routing, and tracking of transportation vehicles.

 

Job description

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Planning and supervising the shipments from production to the end-user
  • Schedule daily and weekly routes
  • Tracking orders using functional systems (e.g. barcodes and tracking software)
  • Coordinating with Warehouse Workersto ensure proper storage and distribution of products
  • Monitoring and report on transportation costs
  • Ensuring shipping documents are properly filed
  • Reporting maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment
  • Researching and suggest cost-effective shipping methods
  • Conducting regular safety audits on equipment
  • Organizing training sessions for employees (e.g. proper use of machines and handling of hazardous material)
  • Keeping organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders

 

  • Stay up-to-date with safety regulations
  • Collaborating with staff members to formulate and implement transportation-related procedures as well as company revenue goals and customer service objectives.
  • Arranging repairs and routine maintenance of transportation vehicles.
  • Ensure Compliance with transportation-related policies, as well as safety rules, union contracts, and government regulations.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, business management, engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5years experience as a transportation manager in a similar industry.
  • Solid knowledge of the transportation industry and logistics.
  • Experience working with union contracts and transportation-related government regulations.
  • Critical thinking skills and knowledge of analytics.
  • Experience working with transport management systems and warehouse management software.
  • Ability to work well with team members and navigate stressful situations.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Good conflict resolution skills.

 

Applications can be sent to resume@hrleverageafrica.com

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

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