GlaxoSmithKline Job Vacancy for a Transport Planner in Nigeria Nigeria 2013

GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer.
We have three primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. Our commercial success depends on creating innovative new products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible. By achieving this, we will be able to grow our business and provide benefits to patients, consumers, society, our employees and our shareholders.

Job Title Transport Planner
Location – Town / City Agbara
Location – Country Nigeria
Reporting To (Job Title) Distribution Manager
Type of position Permanent
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Job Purpose/Scope The job-holder will be directly responsible for on-time delivery performance and ensuring cost efficiency in truck loading and routing.
He/She will manage;
•Weekly trucking Schedule
•Products delivery within lead time and economic load factor
•Route planning and Transporters Invoice Processing
Key Responsibilities •Monitor and ensure delivery lead time is met by transporter
•Preparation and adherence to weekly trucking schedule by third party transporters.
•Manage all loading and route planning activities.
•Determine load factor that minimises cost of transportation.
•Determine Truck fitness and documentation meet GSK EHS standards.
• Manage all delivery and Transporter exceptions.
•Manage all transporter documentation including bills and ensuring they are paid promptly within agreed time limit.
•Minimise number of stock left over and improve on JIT practices.
Qualifications, Experience •Degree in Business or a related technical discipline; or an equivalent
•IT skill: Microsoft Excel, Word etc
•Good Communication skill
•Interpersonal skill
•Minimum of 2-5 years experience.
Competencies Qualified candidates will demonstrate:
•Knowledge and experience with Fleet utilization and Management practices.
•Proficiency in Transportation Management System (TMS) software.
•Knowledge of Nigeria’s road network and transportation system
•Very good technical knowledge of trucks.
•Familiarity with government regulation and trucking documentation.

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