Warehouse Supervisor Job in Nakuru, Kenya May 2016

 

Job opportunity:Warehouse Supervisor  in Nakuru, Kenya

Career vacancy;Warehouse Supervisor  in Nakuru, Kenya

World class job opportunities at a Leading FMCG Manufacturing and Processing Company

Our Client is a leading integrated manufacturing concern with products covering a wide spectrum of domestic use and with operations across the East, Central and Southern Africa region.

 Due to market growth and desire to increase and support its brand presence; the company is seeking for qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter professionals to be part of its great team.
 
Warehouse Supervisor

 

Number of positions: 1
 
Location: Nakuru
 
Role Overview: This position, based in Nakuru, Kenya, is responsible for procuring raw materials and supplies for the company’s animal feed facility and monitoring raw materials and supplies in an effective manner to ensure that operations are able to flow efficiently.  
This role is also responsible for overseeing material handling of raw materials and warehousing and shipping of finished product.  

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Understanding the animal feed production schedule and ensuring raw materials and supplies are available to meet scheduled production
  • Purchasing raw materials and supplies that are not provided by joint venture partner and coordinating with finance to ensure timely payment of suppliers
  • Verifying raw materials have passed company lab tests to be released to operations, overseeing material handling needs to move these materials to production, and recording quantities received
  • Verifying finished product has passed company lab tests for release, overseeing material handling needs to move product to the warehouse, and maintaining finished product records and inventory levels
  • Ensuring finished product is stored in appropriate conditions, managing finished product inventory levels to meet customer requirements, and allocating stock to minimize aged inventory
  • Managing the shipping methods, costs, and schedules for outbound finished product and coordinating daily warehouse operations to achieve timely shipments and order completion
  • Managing the compliance to safety, regulatory, and company procedures, as they relate to procurement, transportation, and warehousing/storage
Person specifications;-
  • Higher diploma in related field of study required; Bachelor’s degree in procurement, logistics, inventory management, or related field of study highly preferred
  • 8+ years related experience in inventory management, procurement, logistics, customer service, and/or warehouse management in a manufacturing environment, preferably within a feed or food facility
  • Prior supervisory experience beneficial, but not required
  • Familiarity with SAP strongly preferred
  • A mature person with a self-driven disposition and high levels of responsibility;
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Self-motivated with high accountability and ability to make sound decisions with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment where quick decision making and managing of multiple priorities is required
  • Financial and mathematical accumen
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Language skills: fluent in verbal and written English and Kiswahili
  • Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels;
  • Good  team player skills as well as the ability to communicate clearly and courteously to all internal and external stakeholders;
  • Self-driven and able to work independently with minimum supervision;  
If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to be part of a great team, send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:  

The Recruiter,
placement.esquire@gmail.com    

NB: Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and indicate your current and expected salary. Closing date for applications is Friday, 20th May 2016. 

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

 

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