African Management Services Company (AMSCO) Zambia
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Logistics Officer

Ensuring that either raw materials or finished goods are delivered to the right location, on time, to the quality required, cost-effectively and efficiently.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and track movement of goods through logistic pathways
  • Execute logistics plan to move materials to reach destinations on schedule
  • Review freight rates and other transportation costs to keep working costs low
  • Ensure quality of materials is preserved throughout the logistic processes
  • Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and processes across the organization to improve operational and financial performance
  • Negotiate rates and contracts with transportation and logistics providers
  • Recommend carriers/suppliers and monitor service against performance criteria
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery
  • Ensure compliance with import/export regulations/customs regulations and legal and health and safety requirements
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports or customer issues
  • Identify and resolve any inventory discrepancies.
  • Ensure IT systems in place are effective, maintained and accurate

Skills:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Understanding of transportation limitations and regulations
  • Highly skilled communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proven analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Strong planning skills with the ability to handle multiple projects through to completion and to manage competing priorities
  • Commercial and financial acumen with a full understanding of the impact of failure in terms of business cost, production schedules and customer order fulfilment

Qualifications:

  • At least a relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least three (3) years previous experience as logistics officer or related position
  • Knowledge of Supply Management Software
  • Enterprise Resource Planning,
  • General Office Programs
  • Driver’s Licence

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