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Posted date: 2020-Dec-10
A Logistics Assistant works in the area of shipping and receiving and supports the logistics manager in all aspects of warehouse operations
DEPARTMENT: LOGISTIC DEPARTMENT¬†¬†
DATE REVIEWED: January 2021
Reports to: ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Chief Executive Officer & Logistic Manger¬†
Subordinate Staff:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† None¬†
Internal Contacts: ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Departmental Heads, Signing authorities
Type of employment:¬† ¬† Full time
Nature of Job:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Contract (Renewable)¬†¬†
A Logistics Assistant works in the area of shipping and receiving and supports the logistics manager in all aspects of warehouse operations. Shall ensure that all incoming shipments are intact and accurate, prepare outgoing shipments, review shipment documentation such as invoices and packing lists, and maintain inventory of shipping supplies. In addition, Logistics Assistant work with shipping vendors, coordinate returns of merchandise and manage electronic shipping files. The ongoing importance of this supply chain process is noted as the main reason behind this projection.
The core duties of a Logistics Assistant include:
Getting pricing and negotiating pricing for their company from the logistics providers.¬† Much of their time is spent on getting freight quotes for their sales department, or customers.
Tracking shipments, handling any issues that might arise (lost shipments, damaged shipments, etc.)
Researching freight classes to make sure that the documentation of their shipments are correct, (to avoid overcharge claims) Also possibly researching vendor‚Äôs geographic ship from advantages (some areas are very expensive to get freight from such as USA or UK).
Building relationships with their logistics providers, discerning the ‚Äėhonest, trustworthy‚ÄĚ ones from the run of the mill average ones. Who is there when you call after hours?¬† Who helps you resolve issues, and who hides from them?
Duties and Responsibilities
To meet the demands of this positions, Logistics Assistant will be responsible for ensuring the completion of many tasks.¬†
Arrange Outgoing Shipments
From preparing packing lists to physically packaging outgoing material, a Logistics Assistant is involved throughout the shipping process. Shall review and compare transportation costs from different vendors, ensure that the outgoing shipment is accurate and well packaged, track shipments and ensure delivery.
Process Incoming Shipments
Another main responsibility of a Logistics Assistant is to receive incoming materials. In this role, Logistics Assistant compares what has been shipped with the shipment order, ensure that the materials are in good condition, stock the materials in the warehouse and file all corresponding documentation.
Manage Warehouse Inventory
It is crucial that warehouses maintain an adequate supply of shipping materials and this duty falls to the Logistics Assistant. He/she conducts a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly inventory of supplies and places orders with vendors as needed.¬†
Logistics Assistant Skills
Due to the high frequency of interaction between Logistics Assistant and logistics manager, warehouse staff, trucking companies, vendors and others in the supply chain process, it is imperative that those in this occupation.
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.¬†
They should be detailed-oriented problem solvers who work well in a team environment while at the same time possessing the skill to work independently as needed.¬†
Troubleshooting and basic computer skills are also essential to this role.¬†
We are also taking a closer look at candidates who demonstrate the following skills:
Overseeing shipment of materials: Keeping track of shipment packing, transportation mode, cost of shipment, arrival time and other important factors in the shipping process.
Maintaining supply inventory: Processing reports addressing inventory levels and needs on a regular basis.
Managing paper and electronic files: Generating and maintaining files of orders, invoices, packing lists, returns and other important shipping and receiving documentation
Education: Bachelors‚Äô in procurement and Logistic management, Transport & Supply Chain Management or any other relevant fields.
CIPs, CILTs, Knowledge on custom shall be an added advantage.
At least a minimum of 2 years and above of working experience in the related fields.
Other desired Qualifications & Requirement
Knowledge of laws, regulations and ISO requirements¬†
Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes¬†
Computer-savvy with a working knowledge of logistics software (QuickBooks)
Excellent using word, excel, outlook and internet.
Applications: Kindly attach your application/Cover letter and Resume together with your academic document. This Must be in one document. Send it to humanresourcemedequipltd.com copy in albear.rizikallamedequipltd.com , and patsjaikagmail.com¬†
Deadline: 31st December, 2020.
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