Saturday, 16 November 2013

Transportation Job in Abu Dhabi; Transport Planner

Job Title:    Transport Planner
Job Ref No.:    AF12868 
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi
Company/Employer: Al-Futtaim Logistics

About the Business:

Al-Futtaim Logistics is a leading Supply Chain Management company in Dubai, UAE, with our major shareholder being one of the largest business houses in the lower Gulf region. Al-Futtaim logistics, started as a small warehouse for Al-Futtaim products about 25 years ago, and has developed over the years into one of the largest logistics service providers in the UAE. We have nearly 500 people on our diverse team from 20 different countries.

We offer superior pan-Arab supply chain management solutions including warehousing and distribution, freight forwarding as well as IT solutions and Supply Chain Design and Consulting. The company has an international network of offices and agents for overseas freight and warehousing and distribution centres in all major UAE cities and ports.

About the Job:

We are currently looking for an experieced Tranport Planner to join our Al Futtaim Logistics team in Abu Dhabi.  The main purpose of the role is to plan and organise all movements of Automotive stock units to and from all UAE sites, ensuring maximum customer satisfaction, whilst maintaining optimum levels of operational efficiency at minimum cost.

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in winning this role, you must have the following skills and experiences:
• Must have  2 years of Transport Planning and Warehousing experience
• Must have good understanding of fleet management and processes
• Sap knowledge is a definite advantage!
• Must be a good communicator at all levels
• Must have logical thinking and planning ability
• Must be result orientated, with decision making and problem solving abilities
• Must be knowledgeable in report generation
• Must be well versed in MS Office

The key responsibilities of this role are as follows:
• Maximize SAP in all day to day transport planning activities to maintain system integrity and exceed customer service level expectations.
• Have a clear understanding of customer lead times and required KPI’s, with commensurate execution.
• Ensure maximum fleet utilization and resource control, whilst maintaining optimum levels of efficiency.
• Monitor fleet running costs and fuel consumption.  Identify areas requiring improvement; develop plans to rectify shortfalls and implement accordingly.
• In conjunction with QA Team, reduce accidents and damage across the supply chain, paying particular attention to new units delivered by Car-Carrier and Road Traffic Accidents with Heavy Vehicles.
• Billing Inputs
• Carry out regular Toolbox Training with HV Drivers to maintain a high standard of vehicle handling and driving standards.
• Preparation of Trip Allowance Report, Vehicle  Offload  Report,  Overtime Allowance Report, Car Carrier Allowance Reports,  Payroll Reports.  Petty Cash Reports and other relevant reports required on a monthly basis.

Deadline Date: 30/11/2013

How to Apply: