Logistics & Planning Manager

€40,000 - €50,000  |  Malta

Logistics & Planning Manager

A vacancy of a Logistics & Planning Manager has now arisen with a local manufacturing company to form part of our client's management team. In this role, you will be leading the supply chain department and your main duties will include:-

  • Planning and forecasting Purchasing, Procurement and Logistics operations to optimize production and ensure effective ordering of materials 
  • Leading, motivating and supporting a team of people within the Supply Chain Department
  • Coordinating and facilitating the flow of work on the shop floor ensuring daily production requirements and lead times are met 
  • Sourcing materials, negotiating costs and obtaining quotations, as well as maintaining the relations with suppliers
  • Negotiating efficient, secure and cost-effective freight rates with shipping companies and freight forwarders
  • Liaise with the sales department on new projects and to improve forecasting and planning activities
  • Improving and developing new production planning systems for lean management
  • Implementing new measures and KPIs to enhance operations and maintain production efficiency 
  • Work with the management team on compiling the necessary reports, budgets and tenders

Education and Experience

  • A Tertiary level of Education in a relevant area would be considered an asset
  • A minimum of 5 years experience doing a similar role in a manufacturing company is a must
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel and high IT proficiency is needed
  • Fluency in both English and Maltese would be preferred

Skills

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Organised and attentive to detail
  • Thrives under pressure and business-minded
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

The Logistics & Planning Manager role is with a manufacturing company based in Malta with a focus to deliver high quality solutions that meet their customers’ needs.

Job reference: CK810


  • Primary job focus
    Supply Chain, Transport & Warehousing
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced
  • Employer industry
    Manufacturing

Supply Chain, Transport & Warehousing Jobs in Malta involve logistics and transportation of products. Jobs in supply chain, transport & warehousing include logistics, procurement, warehousing, supply planning, air, land and sea freight, route operation, drivers and courier roles.

  • Job Reference
    CK810
  • Closing Date
    31/10/2019
  • Date Published
    11/10/2019
  • Status
    Processing

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