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Job Recruitment in a Leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Company

25th and Staffing – Our client, a leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company, located in Lagos State, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:
 Job Title: AGM/National Warehousing Manager- Raw Material(RM) & Packing Material (PM)
Location: Lagos
Department: Supply Chain
Reports To: Head of Supply Chain
Job Field: FMCG
Job Description
  • To ensure best in class warehouse management practices and to ensure high servicing level of RM & PM to production and minimal inventory loss on account of warehouse storage and handling.
Job Responsibilities
  • To effectively manage storage of All RM-PM supplies; both dry and cold room including but not limited to sugar, milk, concentrates, laminates, shrink films, consumables, etc
  • To ensure timely delivery of RMPM supply to production lines based on the weekly manufacturing plan and monthly S&OP projection.
  • Implementation of Best-in-Class warehousing standards & practices for each product class
  • Implementation of storage types to ensure effective balance between maximum space utilization, storage cost and FMFO/FEFO compliance
  • To select and implement warehouse management systems for all RMPM product group including technical store items
  • To ensure zero damage and obsolescence of RMPM stock by ensuring FMFO/FEFO, proper handling and timely communication to concerned stakeholders
  • Monitoring and working with engineering team to maximize uptime and minimize maintenance of supply chain assets
  • Warehouse management of technical stores in line with SOP along with setting up and maintenance of reorder levels
  • To draw up and implement the RM-PM warehouse management strategy
  • Projection of space requirement both short term and long term
  • To implement effective controls and processes in warehouse inventory management
  • To implement flexibility and agility in inventory storage, production line servicing to deal with exceptional situations – natural disaster, external disruption, theft and pilferage, stock contamination, fluctuating inventory in RMPM inflow and outflow
Interfaces for Executing Day Job:
1.) Internal:
  • Production Team
  • Engineering Team
  • Procurement Team
2.) External:
  • External Suppliers
  • Government Agencies
Qualifications & Experience
  • Engineering graduate with 12 year of work experience / Engineer & MBA with up to 8 year of work experience in an MNC
  • Work Experience in RMPM Warehousing would be preferred
  • Experience in working and implementation of WMS – ERP systems necessary
  • Experience and working in mechanized and sophisticated material handling preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office
Key Behavioral Competencies Required:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Willingness to Learn and Adapt quickly
  • Ability to manage complexity
  • Service Orientation
  • Very High level of system and process orientation
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Analytical skills
  • Team management skills
7m – 10m p/a.
Job Title: AGM/Senior Manager – Procurement Operations
Location: Lagos
Department: Supply Chain
Reports To: Head of Supply Chain
Job Description
  • To ensure timely availability of Raw & Packing Material both imported & locally sourced.
  • Ensure smooth execution of the import process and Management of LPO and compliance to LPO terms and conditions.
Job Responsibilities
  • Maintain high servicing level for RMPM requirement while at the same time optimizing inventory holding. Ensuring no production disruption on account of material availability.
  • Generate projections for both RM & PM requirement, both short term and long term and in line with this output assess and highlight the gap in current sourcing capacity and capability.
  • To develop a flexible Bill of Material (BOM) structure to accommodate multiple product formulation for the same product
  • Contract Management of terms of LPO for all suppliers along with monitoring LPO Aging.
  • Develop and implement systems which is paperless and requires little manual intervention in
  • Integrating RMPM requirement generation with S&OP
  • Import Order tracking from initiation to completion
  • From requirement generation to local purchase order communication to vendor
  • Master management : All vendors of supply chain function and all item codes for RMPM
  • To ensure timely opening of LC by concerned team followed; timely order processing and dispatch by suppliers; timely release of shipments on arrival by ensuring a very high level of communication between all stakeholders.
  • To identify and empanel shipping lines, express cargo services and clearing & forwarding agents for optimizing between import freight cost(including clearing cost) and lead time of shipment.
  • To continuously identify opportunities for reducing the import cycle starting from order initiation, processing, dispatch to final receipt of goods.
  • Development of an independent import ordering and execution team
  • To ensure execution and compliance based on terms of LPO. Primary point of contract with vendors for order execution.
  • Procurement lead for implementation of S&OP process.
  • To ensure timely payment to all vendors across all material groups.
Interfaces for Executive Day Job
  • Departmental Head – Finance, SCD
  • S&OP Team
  • Category Purchase Managers for all material group both Imported and Locally Sourced
  • NPD Team
  • Production Team
  • Procurement Order Execution & Imports Team
  • Import Clearance Team
  • Shipping Companies
  • Clearing & Forwarding Agency
  • Consistent and Timely Communication
  • Willingness to Learn and Adapt quickly
  • Suppliers – International & Local
  • Government & Regulatory Authority
  • High level of system and process orientation
  • Key Behavioural Competencies Required:
  • Delegation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to deal with complexity
Qualifications and Experience
  • B.Tech/Economics Graduate and MBA with minimum 12 years of work experience in an MNC
  • Work Experience in International & Local Procurement would be preferred
  • Experience working with ERP systems & Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Work experience in Africa/ Nigeria is desirable
  • Team Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Analytical, Communication and Presentation skills
  • N10m – N13m p/a.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: cv@25thandstaffing.com with the correct job title as the subject of the email.
Note: Only qualified candidates would be contacted.


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