Imports & Logistics Officer

Based: Roodepoort, Gauteng & Cape Town
Ref No: SOL-IE-240401

We are seeking an energetic and proactive Imports & Logistics Officer to join our team. This role requires a good understanding of warehousing, import/export procedures and distribution processes and documents; as well as the ability to develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers. 3-5 years of working experience preferably in imports and/or exports is required.

What you must have to apply:

  • Diploma/ Degree in Logistics Management will be a plus
  • Must have a valid South African passport
  • 3-5 years working experience preferably in imports and/or exports
  • Good understanding of warehousing, import/export procedures and distribution processes and documents
  • Energetic and proactive individual with strong interpersonal, analytical, organisational and time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft packages, with emphasis on excel (Intermediate/ to Advanced level)
  • Data set analysis, interpretation and good report writing skills
  • Pleasant personality, driven individual with a “make-it-happen” work ethic
  • Be able to interact and communicate effectively on all levels
  • South African Citizenship, Clear Criminal Record, Valid Driver’s License *please note that candidates will be subjected to relevant screening processes in line with the functions and risks contained within the position
  • Own vehicle will be a plus

Some of what you will be doing:

  • Ensure, maintain and enhance current company supply chain processes and systems
  • Monitor shipments and coordinate with customs, carriers, and vendors to ensure timely arrival of goods
  • Ensure ethical compliance with local and international trade regulations
  • Monitor and report changes in regulations that may affect shipment of goods
  • Prepare, review, and submit documents related to import and export activities
  • Work with vendors, customers, and other departments to ensure timely delivery of goods
  • Negotiate with vendors and carriers for competitive pricing and services
  • Respond to customer inquiries related to import and export activities
  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers and renegotiate prices on a regular basis
  • Maintain contracts with vendors
  • Weekly and monthly reporting and statistics

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Closing Date : 21 April 2024

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