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Warehouse and Transport Lead

Location: Dubai
Reports to: Plant Manager


3 - 5 Years 


Degree in Mechnical Engineering/ Supply Chain Management/ Logistics 


  • Experience in a Manufacturing/ Warehouse environment
  • Good planning skills and ability to meet targets and deadlines
  • Knowledge of production operations and scheduling procedures
  • Awareness with processes – Knowledge of raw materials, production  machines, quality control, costs, and other techniques for effective  manufacturing and distribution of goods
  • Ability to interact well with internal and external suppliers and customers
  • Good understanding of Stock Control/Inventory Management
  • Good administrative skills and knowledge about Customs and regulations in  APACMEA region
  • Capacity to work with freight forwarders, logistics and transport firms
  • Proficient organizational and interpersonal skills with abiility to motivate, take  initiatives, be independent, flexible, decisive and a team builder
  • Effective communication skills with ability to interact on all levels
  • Clear understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure/ cost of  poor quality
  • Excellent attention to detail skills, proactive with an eye for problem solving  and continuous improvement
  • Commercial acumen and understanding of business targets
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and security requirements
  • Experience in working with a computerized environment MS Office and ERP  system in particular spreadsheets and databases and preferable knowledge of  warehouse management systems

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading the team of Warehouse employees and improving the performance of everyone in the team in by providing guidance, instructions and motivation
  • Oversee the workload of the warehouse personnel and ensuring that goods  are despatched in a timely and well packaged manner as per set KPI’s for OTIF  deliveries
  • Training and supervising of new employees, conducting assessment and  appraisal for Warehouse and Logistics team
  • Coordinating all activities related to receiving, inspection, storage, cycle  counts, supply and internal movements
  • Picking and packing process within the warehouse, with a view to it as timely,  efficient, effective and accurate dates as possible of the warehouse processes  and material flow
  • Regular liaison with Downstream Operations, Suppliers, Sales, Customers and  Logistics and Transport companies to monitor and improve outbound and  inbound shipments of all our raw materials and finished goods
  • Selection of carriers, negotiate contracts and rates with extensive research on  ideal shipping techniques and routing
  • Review impact of logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product  volumes or carriers and recommend optimal transport modes, routes or  frequency
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product  transit or delivery
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or  exports or customer issues
  • Developing warehouse operations system improvements by analyzing process  work flow, manning, space and equipment requirements
  • Ensure inventories in area of responsibility are accurate, stock movements are  recorded accurately, support and participate in stock takes at regular intervals
  • Lead and manage the transportation team in planning the local sales order deliveries
  • Lead Kaizen meetings or Mini Business Units and contribute for improvement  ideas and active promotion of team collaboration activities.
  • Maintaining safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures by complying with regulations
  • Ensure that all lifting and manoeuvring of products and materials is carried out  in accordance with standard material handling procedures
  • Ensure hazardous materials are stored in accordance with regulatory  requirements
  • Maintain high standards of security in the warehouse and ensure that storage  racks, vehicles, machinery and equipment is well maintained and fit for usage
  • Ensure a clean and tidy working environment to aid operational efficiency

Salary Package

Salary in line with industry standards


To apply for this role please send your CV to with subject line as ‘Application for Warehouse & Transport Lead'.

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