Role: Responsible for managing the workflow of all day-to-day logistics materials, supplies and finished products for a manufacturing facility. Manages and oversees the logistics department and all functions listed below. Job requires exceptional organization, coordination, communication and dedication skills. KRAs: - Lead all internal Materials Management activities - Continuous facilitation of inventory turn. Key improvements year-after-year. - Creation and implementation of a streamlined logistics process to minimize cost and optimize resources. - Provide leadership and direction to receiving and shipping personnel to facilitate on-time deliveries. - Responsible for inventory record accuracy, cycle counts, and scrap accuracy transactions. - Lead and manage annual inventory process, as well as auditing plant yield. - Assist corporate materials group in cost reduction initiatives as well as the sourcing and planning of packaging materials. - Negotiate transportation contracts and freight rates with carriers and services with Freight forwarders and customs brokers to optimize distribution costs. - Prepare Master Production Schedule based forecast, capacity, material and other constraints. - Material Requirement Planning using SAP ERP. - Long Term Raw Material projection and planning using Sales Forecast - Develop and/or modify appropriate policies and procedures for managing supply chain for improvements, in collaboration with other manufacturing locations. - Manage duties exemptions, environmental import permits and other activities with Saudi Customs authorities - Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the department, including provisions for the selection and development of employees; pay and budget administration; employee safety; employee relations and motivation; optimization and adherence to organizational goals, objectives, planning, organizing, integrating, and measuring all work performed within the department. The position is expected to be closed by end-March. Desired Candidate Profile: Candidate Profile: - Degree in an Engineering - 10 - 20 years of experience in a manufacturing environment; 3+ years of management experience - Working knowledge of MRP and PP in an SAP Environment - Certification (CPIM) by the American Production & Inventory Control Society is a definite asset. - Training/Certification in Six Sigma, KAIZEN or Lean Manufacturing (TPS) highly desirable.