General Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Latest NBC Job Vacancy for Plant Logistics Manager July, 2014

Job Title: Plant Logistics Manager

Job Reference: PLM/07/2014
Job role : Plant Logistics Manager
Functional areas: Logistics


The Logistics Manager oversees the logistics operations of plants and depots located by the plants. He/she is also to manage, organize, control and coordinate all activities relating to Haulage, distribution, fleet and warehousing in the plant/depots


ü  Enforce operational procedures for real time activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling of materials and keeping warehouse inventory – finished  goods and raw materials.

ü  Ensure proper control and reduction of the cost related to logistics in both plant and depots

ü  Maintain spending within budget guidelines to support overall financial targets and business loss management.

ü  Inspect physical condition of warehouse and equipment and  ensure maintenance of clean, orderly and safe warehouse in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (housekeeping).

ü  Manage plant supply chain infrastructure, raw materials, bottles and full products, warehousing providing high quality products availability and accurate load compliance to the plant commercial team.

ü  Support plant depot operations with product supplies to forestall out of stock situations.

ü  Provide strong leadership, training and management for direct reports to deliver high standard results.

ü  Manage compliance with service level agreements (SLAs) with internal and 3PLs

ü  Implement and monitor waste minimization initiatives

ü  Responsible for ensuring efficient support to production lines with material requirement and provision of adequate storage space for both Finished Goods and Materials

ü  Manage vehicle utilization and efficiency to achieve target turn-round around time and fuel consumption.

ü  Work Cross-functionally with all departments to ensure quality and maximal productivity

ü  Drive operational efficiency through process checks and SAP knowledge retention and exploitations.

Cost management:

ü  Benchmark financial performance within the Coca-Cola Hellenic.

ü  Cost reporting with variance analysis and improvement opportunities

ü  Match cost with volume of activities in relation to Annual Budget Plan(ABP)

Key deliverables:

ü  Projects management

ü  Accurate measurement and reporting of KBIs

ü  Effective coordination of delivery men / trucks to optimise cost and deliver qualitative customer service to the esteemed dealers

ü  Maintain standards on Logistics Haulage/distribution and Safety etc

ü  Build succession plan

Team Development:

ü  Administration:

    Monitors employees attendance and share the report with HR
    Track employees working condition as related to sick leave granted with records sent to HR

ü  People management:

    Conduct On-The-Job Training, feedback to associates to improve productivity and performance of the team
    Identify training and development needs and appropriately addresses them;
    Maintain approved manning of termed employees
    Performance management, Individual objective setting, Competences assessment & Individual Development Plans
    Periodic assessment of  labour and fire safety policies

Key Areas


ü  Function strategy execution

ü  Operational planning

ü  Problem solving

ü  Productivity

ü  Compliance (Full Scope, TCCMS, SOX Audit etc.)

ü  Crisis management  (IMCR)

ü  Process/procedure/systems implementation

Business/ Financial

ü  Cost control

ü  Customer Satisfaction Index

ü  Sales, volume

ü  KBI Deliverables

People Development

ü  Team strength

ü  Coaching and mentoring

ü  Succession


ü  Change leadership

ü  Function capability

ü  Engagement satisfaction

ü  Vision

ü  Performance culture

Growth & Innovation

ü  New methods, applications and processes

ü  Support new projects

ü  New ideas

ü  New replicable initiatives

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

ü  Health, Safety & Environment

ü  Policy dissemination

ü  Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH)Values

ü  Social responsibility awareness creation/behaviour


ü  Cross-functional teamwork

ü  Internal / External Customers.

ü  Functional stakeholders (peers, manager, functional community)

ü  Opinion leaders and other important stakeholders

ü  Coca-Cola System (TCCS)

ü  Relationship at all levels of the function

ü  Union/Work Management

Technical Skills Required

Distribution Management

ü  People Management

ü  Truck Utilization and Optimization techniques

ü  Inventory Techniques

Financial skills

ü  Delivery Cost understanding, monitoring and analysis

ü  Budgeting

ü  Financial interpretation of operations

Performance management and development

ü  Assess Skill Levels and Gaps of Individuals within team

ü  Support sales assessment and delivery plans

ü  Understands and recommend solutions from a broad set of development alternatives

ü  Effective succession plan.

ü  Building of leadership skills through focus, vision and people development

Education level               

BSC/HND degree – Social Sciences or any numerate courseChartered membership of Logistics institutes or MBA will provide added advantage.

Experience needed


Desired candidate profile

Qualification: Education:

BSC/HND degree – Social Sciences or any numerate course. Professional : Chartered membership of Logistics institutes or MBA will provide added advantage. Experience: At least 7 years experience cognate experience in leadership roles of both inbound and outbound spectrum of Logistics of any manufacturing company or related Third Party companies

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