28 April 2017

Warehouse Manager Job Placement - Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC)

Job Title:    Warehouse Manager
Organization: Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Manager

About US:
Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods specializing in food, agriculture, metals, transportation, and risk management services. As an international agribusiness, our diversified activities span the value chain. We originate, produce, process, refine, transport, merchandize, customize and distribute approximately 81 million tons of commodities around the world annually. Through our international network of assets, we operate from farm to fork, aiming to get the right food to the right location at the right time.

Job Summary: The Warehouse Manager will mainly be responsible for all warehouse activities related to our Coffee Warehouse operation in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Keenly 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.
  • Manage 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.
  • The jobholder will also 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.
  • Carry out daily spot checks on warehouse documentation and archiving to ensure compliance.
  • Consistently analyse 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.
  • Effectively manage the Warehouse team to ensure optimum performance.
  • 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 regulations and group policy.
  • Handle customer issues raised by customer service officer and ensure satisfaction and retention.
  • 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. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field; supply chain management
  • Significant exposure and experience working within the Coffee industry will be an added advantage
  • High level of integrity
  • Highly proactive and result oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Excellent team work ability
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Warehouse management systems
  • Languages: English (Fluent), Swahili, Luganda are a must (Fluent)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 10th May 2017

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