Logistics and Warehouse Manager Job at Fortune Global Shipping & Logistics Limited

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Job Title: Logistics and Warehouse Manager | Fortune Global Shipping & Logistics Limited | Location: Lagos

Fortune Global Shipping & Logistics Limited is a wholly Nigerian owned company incorporated in 2006 to provide seamless shipping & logistics services to esteemed customers. This has remained the vision of FGSL since incorporation but the dynamics of our services has evolved over the years.

Job Summary

  • The Logistics & Warehouse Manager will be responsible for managing the supply chain process and systems for all shipments coming into the warehouse and ensure efficient receipt, storage, and dispatch of shipment to all relevant parties
  • Coordinating and overseeing the shipments in and out of the warehouse.
  • Take ownership of all operations, logistics, and supply chain activities at the warehouse.
  • Execute a logistics plan for inbound and outbound cargoes.
  • Assess and recommend ideal shipping methods, routing, or carriers to meet necessary parameters, specifications, and cost.
  • Develop strategies to streamline processes and reduce costs.
  • Maintain and manage inventory of all shipments in the warehouse accurately
  • Process orders for shipments when required and ensure to keep accurate records of all transit
  • Manage the warehouse operating system for effective stock control and record management
  • Implement safety procedures and standards in warehouse operations.
  • Inspect all warehouse equipment and order repairs and request for replacements when required.
  • Responsible for interfacing and liaising with all regulatory bodies and agencies
  • Ensure compliance with all Legal and Statutory regulatory agencies including Nigerian Customs for the clearance of all shipments.
  • Assist in the automation and integration of the warehouse management system into the company’s overall financial management system.
  • Responsible for maintaining records of Carriers, importers, and other relevant stakeholders
  • Ensures operational procedures are followed for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Evaluate proposals from various Forwarders, shipping lines, and partners to drive sales.
  • Develop and maintain a good relationship with Customs, shipping lines, and all other authorities.
  • Supervise training and manage all other support staff working at the warehouse
  • Every other related responsibility as assigned by your supervisor

Job Requirements

  • Must have at least 10 years of working experience and worked for at least 5 years as a Warehouse Manager.
  • Experience working in a Bonded Warehouse will be an added advantage,
  • Must have experience working in the Freight forwarding and Logistics Industry
  • Must have a good understanding of industry limitations and regulations
  • Must have Knowledge of Warehouse Management System (WMS)
  • Excellent written and Oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Educational Qualification

  • B.Sc or HND in any discipline
  • Professional qualification in Supply Chain Management will be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
8th August, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@fglobalshipping.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.