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Logistics and Purchasing Manager

Job Overview

Responsible for: Order pickers, warehouseman keepers, service technicians

Function: Ongoing management and operation of the logistics site with the object of supplying orders to the Company’s customers their orders punctually, in the quantity, quality, on time and according to a defined budget.

What the candidate should be able to do: 

  • Responsible for inventory, determining inventory policy, inventory design, equipping and subsequent daily follow-up of the various inventory items
  • Responsibility for the warehouseincluding operation and daily management control
  • Responsibility for proper labour relations on the site according to the job descriptions of each of the employees, while maintaining employee safety and welfare
  • Writing working procedures and work routines from the logistic and purchasing standpoint
  • Professional assistance and direction of his direct subordinates
  • Responsibility for the building, equipment and on-site inventory
  • Close follow-up of the logistics budget and economy saving
  • On-the-ground labor recruitment at the warehouse during pressure seasons.
  • The job is to be carried out principally at the logistics site, and will be divided between 30% administration, 20% in the field at customers and suppliers, and 50% on the site.

Performance Duties:

Logistics: making daily site tours to check the following

  • Visibility of the trucks
  • Monitoring of the site appearance and good repair of the building and  equipment
  • Visibility of site employees, punctual arrival, full attendance
  • Holding express daily morning meetings
  • Retaining a high quality of the site’s appearance during times of routine and at peak periods
  • Daily compliance control with budget targets and order approvals in the SAP system
  • Weekly reports on packing efficiency, efficiency of distribution, inventory
  • Control of the service level provided by the site employees to internal and external customers of the Company
  • Warehousing according to the Company’s procedures (no open-weather storage)
  • Monthly stocktaking including checking on a test basis and control of FIFO management
  • Recycling and destruction – no accumulation of products slated for destruction
  • Site preparation for outside agencies and authorities: the municipality, firefighting department, police

Purchasing: Seeking local suppliers and signing working agreements with them

  • Designing working procedures of the internal interfaces with purchasing (material and service orders procedure)
  • Maintaining daily contact with the purchasing and planning in Israel and designing working procedures with them
  • Handling the entire import chain

Success Indicators:

  • Logistics Warehouse setup
  • Compliance with budget targets
  • Qualitative, quantitative and punctual order supply

 Job skills

  • University degree preferably in Economics and Logistics, Industrial Management
  • Minimum 5 years’ of experience in managing a logistic site in FMCG
  • Familiarity with purchasing and importing procedures
  • Experience in management and negotiating procedures
  • Capable of organization and management
  • Ability to plan in the medium–and long-term, orderly, and authoritative
  • Service-minded and able to cope with pressure
  • Broad system overview
  • Flexible and willing to work long and arduous hours, able to cope with awkward and diverse situations
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