Logistics Manager (Upstream)

Website Robert Walters

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A rapidly expanding food commodity trading company is seeking a talented Logistics Manager (Upstream). In this job, you will lead a team and be responsible for logistic management for the whole country.

About The Logistics Manager (Upstream) Role

Due to excellent results and future expansion plans, the Logistics Manager (Upstream) will play a key role in managing the country logistics plan and operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the entire supply chain, including procurement, transportation, warehousing, distribution, and inventory management
  • Monitor and optimise inventory levels to ensure efficient stock management and prevent stockouts or overstock situations
  • Coordinate and optimise transportation routes, modes, and carriers to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of goods
  • Manage warehouse operations, including layout, organisation, and efficient utilisation of space. Ensure accurate picking, packing, and shipping of products
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers, vendors, and service providers to ensure reliable and efficient supply chain operations
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities within the logistics process, negotiate contracts, and implement strategies to reduce operational expenses
  • Supervise and lead a team of logistics and warehouse personnel, providing direction, training, and performance management
  • Continuously evaluate and enhance logistics processes, implementing best practices to optimise efficiency and streamline operations
  • Identify potential risks or disruptions in the supply chain and develop contingency plans to mitigate them
  • Ensure compliance with local and international regulations related to transportation, import/export, and safety standards
  • Collect and analyse logistics data to track key performance indicators (KPIs), generate reports, and provide insights to support decision-making

To succeed in this Logistics Manager (Food Commodity) role, you must be able to articulate strategy to operational teams.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, business administration, or a related field
  • Seven years’ experience in logistics or supply chain management roles, with a proven track record of managing successful operations
  • Familiarity with the specific industry’s logistics requirements and challenges, including regulations, customs procedures, and market dynamics
  • Strong leadership and management skills to effectively lead a team and collaborate with cross-functional departments
  • Ability to analyse data, identify trends, and make informed decisions to optimise logistics processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with internal teams, external partners, and stakeholders
  • Proven ability to solve complex logistical challenges and make quick decisions in a dynamic environment
  • Familiarity with logistics software, warehouse management systems (WMS), and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Proficiency in Indonesian and English languages, both written and spoken, may be required for effective communication

This leading professional services firm has an outstanding reputation in its field. With a 10-year history this is a great company to join at an exciting time in their development.

If you are a progressive Logistics Manager with a can-do attitude, this Logistics Manager (Food Commodity) role is an excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader that is constantly breaking new ground.

Apply today or contact me to discuss this new opportunity.

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

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