Company Profile : We have a vacancy as Manager-Logistics + Supply-Chain based at Jubail (Saudi Arabia). Our clients are a highly successful, fast growing, professionally managed, Global MNC manufacturing organisation. The organisation is very well funded, profitable and has operations / branches in various locations in the world. Our clients are a premier integrated solutions provider to the global polymers industry. For more than 25 years, our clients have developed a record of service, growth and reliability unsurpassed in the industry. Their talented people, culture of operational excellence, relentless drive to advance technology and breadth of capabilities make our clients the preferred supplier to their customers, with value added products and services supporting a variety of markets the world over. Our clients are seeking highly capable and motivated people to contribute to their ongoing success and grow with us as we continue our international expansion. This is a great opportunity for individuals who want to take their career to the next level by joining a high-growth company with sophisticated production facilities, leading edge manufacturing technologies and innovative, progressive people. The job location is in Al-Jubail Industrial City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Our clients are looking to recruit a young, dynamic and professional Manager-Logistics reporting to the Head-Commercial. For first 6 months the position will be single status, post which the candidates can have family status if they wish. Initial contract will be for 2 years. Accommodation + transport will be provided. Annual to / fro fare will be provided to India. Our clients offer excellent salary+perks and career growth prospects. Job Description: . 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. Candidate Profile: Degree in an Engineering, Supply chain, Commerce or Business discipline 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 Should you be interested in this assignment.