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Job Ref: 791643 Location: Lagos Worker Type: Employee Worker Sub-Type: Regular Time Type: Full time
The Distribution Manager WECA is accountable for the safe and efficient storage and distribution of goods and to ensure that orders are satisfied correctly from all the DC’s to Customers in WECA countries.
The role is responsible for operations that maximise performance in safety, quality, service and cost efficiency.
The position leads a team of Finished Goods Controllers, Support Roles, and Operators and is responsible for warehouse facility, Shipment to customers, Export to WECA customers and equipment utilised to meet those objectives.
What you will do
Ensure strict compliance to KC safety Standards and ensure all logistics and distribution activities adhere with environmental legislation, as well as complying with health and safety requirements.
Ensure that the quality of products that are stored and shipped to the customers are not compromised through poor handling.
Manage and control Warehousing expense through control to budget standards and providing cost monitoring and timely reporting of information. Manage all elements of cost while ensuring flexibility is maximised and service levels for both internal and external customers are met.
Provide highest performance in customer service through maintaining a DC to DC relationship with customers, prioritising resources to meet service and measuring and maximising delivery performance against available stock.
Provide appropriate short and medium term resources through manpower and equipment requirements planning and manage the installation of new and replacement equipment.
Lead a team of staff and operating labour in all the DC, continuously improve and manage industrial relations while driving performance management and fostering a Lean culture.
At least 10 years' experience in leading logistics operations
At least 5 years' experience managing FMCG logistics operations
Developed understanding of logistics execution in sophisticated ERP
Ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels of the organisation
Understanding of OHS regulatory requirements
Capability to effectively lead a remote team
Ability to travel regularly
Studies in a logistics or related field
SAP background and WMS experience.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications: Justification:
This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.