BIC® products are known and appreciated all over the world for their quality, their affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, the one-piece shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC® one of the best known international brands, present in 3.2 million retail outlets, in more than 160 countries. As we explore the tremendous opportunities ahead, we have a need for dedicated and dynamic employees to help build our team.

Job Position: Logistics Manager

Job Location: Sagamu, Ogun

Job Description

  • The primary location of the job is Sagamu where the main warehouse located. This is where at least, 70% of time, the successful candidate is expected to be spent.

Job Responsibilities
Warehouse Operations Management:

  1. Manage end to end warehousing operations which includes all inbound and outbound activities of finished goods and POSM items
  2. Ensures daily stock movement from production physically and on ERP system
  3. Owns and manages all warehouse assets and equipment, drive asset utilization and maintenance
  4. Ensure regular communication with factory production team, customer service teams, finance teams on issues relating inventory management as it might impact on sales
  5. Work with S&D supply planner to plans stock movement within warehouses to meet daily sales need.
  6. Implement and drive compliance to FIFO/FEFO policy in the warehouse
  7. Ensure process in place to ensure product traceability is in place
  8. Adhere to all BIC and regulatory standard as related to storage, handling, and distribution of our goods
  9. Drive QHSE policy and compliance in the warehouse operations, ensuring reporting, training, and adherence to BIC safety standards always.
  10. Optimize warehouse spaces through adherence to product stacking configuration and arrangement within the warehouse
  11. Participate in yearly and every 3- years operating plan exercise with input on warehouse capacity forecast

KPI’s: GR within 24 hours, Safety incidence, warehouse handling damages, Lost Sales, Back orders, Returns rate (for domestic customers), MHE reliability and availability, Asset utilization, 100% FEFO compliance:
Inventory Control:

  1. Shares daily inventory report (inclusive of POSMs) showing the quantity, values, availability, covers, and risk with the commercial and manufacturing teams
  2. Leads cycle counting activities in the warehouses, including overseeing the activities of 3PL partner warehouses
  3. Drives up to date inventory accuracy by ensuring BIN CARDS are updated real time
  4. Implement stock control policy in line with BIC inventory control guideline and drive execution for stock accuracy
  5. Conduct and report cyclic counting result on regular basis
  6. Plan, lead, conduct, and report monthly, quarterly, and yearly stock counting exercises according to guidelines
  7. Provide root cause and GAP analysis for all inventory stock variances within 24 of discovery
  8. Follow up with all necessary stakeholders and approvals to regularize inventory as soon as possible
  9. Drive FIFO/FEFO compliance as applicable
  10. Monitors and cleans GIT always. Local GIT not to age above 24 hours. Import GIT not aging more than 3 months
  11. Flags SLOB and damages proactively to the business regularly, works with S&I planner to list and report as an ongoing basis
  12. Drive inventory actions plans to improve inventory accuracy and health

KPI’s: FEFO/FIFO compliance, GIT Aging, IRA%, OOS due to warehouse and Logistics:
Logistics Management:

  1. Provides all logistics needs of the function regarding freight out to customers and inter-warehouse transfers as well for Finished goods, POSM, Gifts and other related items in support of sales.
  2. Plans and shares daily truck allocations for customers’ orders dispatches using the customer service shipment plans
  3. Daily follow ups with 3PL partners for the provision of trucks to load and deliver customers’ orders
  4. Plans, review and aligns monthly and weekly truck need forecast and ensure truck provision meets forecast
  5. Monitors and review transport companies’ performance regularly with 3PL partners and Procurement
  6. Design load planning tools to manage the vehicle fill rates, hence, improve FRDC.
  7. Establish and regularly update distribution route mapping for efficient deliveries
  8. Reviews and recommends transporters and 3PL partners invoices for management action
  9. Implement continuous improvement initiatives/projects with the objective to streamline the process and drive efficiency.

KPI’s: 3PL invoice POT, Monthly phasing, Supply gap/Hit, Added value OOS:
People Management:

  1. Managing a team of 10 people (2 FTE direct reports and owned truck drivers)
  2. Provide technical functional leadership to the local team to deliver superior customer service and optimize cost
  3. Define and maintain team structure, roles, and responsibilities. Analyze long term capacity of warehouse and logistics teams and plan accordingly.
  4. Responsible for engagement, development, and growth of the warehouse supervisors and FLT operators
  5. Manages reports performance and reward system. Develop SMART goals for the team and in line with bigger business goal.

Cost Management:

  1. Manage the FRDC for the country: Freight and distribution cost
  2. Monitor and report on monthly basis the FRDS performance as well as the outlook
  3. Own the country program to continuously drive warehousing and logistics cost performance through improvement ideas
  4. Ensure quality input to the OP exercise on yearly basis

Job Requirements

  1. Minimum Bachelors’ qualification in Engineering, Management Sciences or Supply Chain related courses. Professional Certificate in logistics and supply chain is Mandatory if background is in other areas.
  2. At least 4 years of experiences managing Warehouse and Logistics activities for FMCG with a sizeable fleet size.
  3. At least 1 year experience managing 3PL partners for warehousing and distribution.
  4. Data Savvy
  5. Collaborative skills
  6. Result oriented individual.
  7. Customer centric individual
  8. Intermediate Microsoft Excel and packages knowledge.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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