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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Warehouse Manager Job at Louis Dreyfus Company - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Warehouse Manager

Jobs at:
Louis Dreyfus Company

Deadline of this Job:
before 10th May 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods, leveraging its global reach and extensive asset network to deliver for its customers around the world- safely, responsibly and reliably. Today we help to feed and clothe some 500 million people, originating, processing and transporting approximately 81 million tons of commodities annually.
We are seeking to recruit an all rounded individual for the position of Warehouse Manager to be based in Kampala, Uganda.
Job Purpose.
Reporting to the country Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the general management of the Coffee warehouse.
Job Responsibilities.
  • Monitor and approve receipt and release of clients ‘stock
  • Ensure safe custody of goods in the warehouse.
  • Manage material movements according to SOP and best practice.
  • Oversee the coordination of all inbound and outbound material
  • Ensure physical stock movements are correctly managed.
  • Follow up on orders for customers to ensure they are executed on time and accurately.
  • Prepare daily planning schedule to ensure sufficient storage space, personnel and equipment are available to meet daily operational requirements.
  • Ensure that weekly reports on client volumes and warehouse capacities are done for top management.
  • Measure warehousing activities with accurate KPIs and share KPIs with customers, regional team and top management.
  • Perform daily spot checks on warehouse, documentation and archiving to ensure compliance.
  • Consistently analyze productivity and efficiency of warehouse staff and equipment.
  • Monitor staff to ensure job activities are carried out properly based on agreed job descriptions and set objectives.
  • Follow up on the development of company QHSE policy on the shop floor.
  • Follow up with QHSE, legal, security incidents findings with relevant department heads.
  •  Manage the personnel in line with health and safety regulation and group policy.
  • Handle customer issues raised by customer service officer and ensure satisfaction and retention.
  • Develop staff skills and provide sufficient training.
  •  Perform daily spot checks to ensure SOP and QHSE compliance on the shop floor.
  • Evaluate complaints received on shipments of equipment and stock, and take appropriate action.
Education, Professional qualification and work experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in business related field; supply chain management
  • 5 years‘ experience in warehouse operations in a busy supply chain environment
  • Knowledge Warehouse management systems
Skills and Competencies
  • High level of integrity, Proactive and result oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Proficiency in IT skills
  • Perfect English, Swahili and Luganda
Job application procedure
if you believe your qualifications, experience and competencies match the job specification described, please apply Via Louis Dreyfus website  on or before 10th May 2017