Manager, Logistics & Supply Chain

Job description

About the Company

Our client is an established global Commodities and Resources company. They are looking for a Logistics and Supply Chain Manager to join their expanding team in Singapore and drive Supply Chain processes and transformation.

Reporting Line

Head, Strategic & Operations - Category, Procurement, Finance & Logistics

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage both in-house team and outsourced logistics/supply chain providers in delivering quality logistics & supply chain service(s) covering transhipment operations, warehouse/ inventory management, local transportation, customs clearance, permit declaration etc
  • Focal point of escalation and provide direction to address operational issues, claims handling in a timely fashion.
  • Development and execution of logistics strategy through the use of technologies, processes, tools and methodologies to ensure optimization of logistics and warehouse capability to support business growth
  • Responsible for maintaining working process including but not limited to flow chart, working instructions, role & responsibilities of the team.
  • Drive partnership with key logistics providers, from engagement, commercial evaluation, contract/ rate reviews, performance management and post-mortem
  • Evaluate gaps and weaknesses in logistics/supply chain operations and identify solutions to address issues quickly
  • Coordinate internal and external resources for other logistics support, when necessary
  • Run RFQ & Tenders for sourcing of 3PL and external vendors, who are able to deliver high quality services while managing costs.
  • Manage the month and year end processes for logistic reports and audit queries, ensuring proper recording, evaluating and reporting of quality and reliable data.
  • Lead and inspire the logistics and supply chain team to achieve a high level of operational excellence

What they are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university, preferably specialisation in logistics/supply chain
  • At least 8-10 years of logistics/supply chain experience
  • Current experience in managing 3PL and outsourcing of non-core logistics/supply chain functions to external vendors is a must
  • Full understanding of International Freight Incoterm
  • Be an effective communicator both internally and externally.
  • Growth mind set – willingness to learn and experiment new approaches and new ways of working.
  • Willingness to travel.

Why apply for these roles?

  • Our client is a well-established Commodities and Resources company with global offices.
  • You will play a key part of the Supply Chain team – your impact will be felt regionally and globally.
  • The company has a firm commitment to ongoing professional development and opportunities for career progression are excellent.
  • The company prides itself on its commitment to teamwork – you will be part of a highly collaborative team.
  • Their remuneration package is competitive with the market.