Logistics Officer
Lagos, Nigeria
5d ago

The Offer

  • Join a fast-growing retail distribution platform
  • Immense scope for career advancement
  • Friendly & supportive work environment
  • The Job

    You will be responsible for :

  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to maximise stock availability and minimise lead times.
  • Ensuring stock shortfalls are avoided whilst keeping stock levels to a minimum.
  • Analysing forecasted demand versus production & supply capacities and adjusting accordingly.
  • Accurately projecting supply shortfalls and surpluses in a timely manner.
  • Monitoring data accuracy and consistency of forecast adjustments supplied by sales, production, suppliers etc.
  • Conducting root cause analysis of supply & production side issues.
  • Supporting Sales and Operations in developing supply solutions to maintain fulfilment targets.
  • Planning all aspects of logistics operations including inbound / outbound logistics through sea, road and air, shipping and customs clearance, insurance related to company and logistics operations.
  • Managing relationships with logistics service providers for transportation, customs clearance for both inbound and outbound operations.
  • Coordinating with manufacturing divisions to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of goods.
  • Liaising with Sales and Marketing to ensure that distribution readiness for new product lines.
  • Managing 3rd-party logistics service provider relationships effectively and driving continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives for warehousing and delivery operations.
  • Ensuring effective and efficient warehouse and logistics operations.
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders (Sales, Supply Chain and Quality), clients and suppliers and ensuring a seamless supply of products to and from the warehouse.
  • Monitoring and allocating storage space.
  • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers and other operations teams to plan for raw material availability.
  • Working closely with Purchasing and Warehouse / Logistics departments to update delivery schedule and ensure on-time ordering, receipt, and delivery of raw materials shipments.
  • The Profile

  • You have at least 1 year experience ideally as a Planning / Forecasting, Transport & Logistics or Warehouse & Distribution within FMCG.
  • You are a strong mentor and coach who builds high performing teams
  • You are a self-starter and demonstrate a high level of resilience
  • You are highly goal driven and work well in fast paced environments
  • The Employer

    Our client is an innovative retail distribution platform. Trusted by the world's largest brands, they provide an end-to-end solution from inventory, shipping, returns etc, along with trade insights to help businesses grow.

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