Logistics Coordinator - Cold Storage - Cape Town

Tuesday, 12 October, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747
Cape Town  

My Client is a well-established and reputable cold storage operator and provides management solutions for cold storage of fruit and other perishable industries.

This position reports directly to the General Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Daily logistical planning of cold store dispatch activities;

• Allocation of daily timeslots for all fruit dispatches into containers or trucks;

• Preparation of documentation for dispatches and fruit inspections;

• Managing risks regarding logistical activities;

• Liaising with clients on a regular basis;

• Maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Relevant tertiary qualification (B degree or equivalent) preferably in Logistics;

• A minimum of 3 years’ logistics experience, preferably within the fruit industry;

• Working experience with a pallet tracking system such as Paltrack will be an advantage;

• Excellent computer literacy, including Excel, Word and Outlook;

• Experience in managing a small team;

• Valid code 8 driver license and own transport;

• Willingness to work extended hours if and when required.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

• Self-motivated and results driven;

• Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people;

• A highly organized and flexible approach to work, including the ability to effectively prioritize workload;

• Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment;

• Above average problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Please note that a cold room environment is very different from that of the fruit exporters. The pressure and fit are also significantly different.

Email CV in WORD format: inadmin@mweb.co.za