Toyota Iraq

Senior Logistics Specialist – Erbil

Job Overview

Position: Senior Logistics Specialist

Reporting To: Logistics Manager

Duty Station: Erbil

Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Planning and coordinating the transportation of goods: This involves arranging for the shipment of products, negotiating with carriers, and ensuring that all necessary documentation is in order.
  • Managing inventory levels: This includes monitoring stock levels, tracking orders, and forecasting demand to ensure that the right products are available at the right time.
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements: This involves analyzing existing logistics processes and identifying areas for improvement, such as reducing transportation costs or improving delivery times.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulations: Logistics professionals must stay up-to-date on relevant regulations and ensure that their operations comply with these requirements.
  • Managing relationships with suppliers and customers: This includes building and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers and customers, negotiating contracts, and resolving any issues that arise.
  • Using technology and data analysis: Logistics professionals use a variety of software and technology tools to track shipments, analyze data, and optimize logistics processes.
  • Support and arrangement of import license for commodity receiving.
  • Import documentation handling including Manifest control.
  • Customs duty management including negotiation with custom authority and payment management.
  • Control of Missing and damage on goods during transportation and storage.
  • Improvement of transportation and storage quality.
  • Insurance arrangement and claim.
  • Update of Logistics/inventory data.
  • Coordination with service suppliers (manufacturer, transportation/storage company, custom broker, Sumitomo Corporation etc.)
  • Coordination with other sections in Toyota Iraq (PDI, Sales, Parts, Warranty, Training etc.)
  • Coordination with Iraq and KRG authorities (Follow the international and Iraq Standard)
  • Logging and record-keeping of order, stock, transportation, receiving, delivery, sales, etc.



  • 7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/ related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Power Point, Outlook, & Word)
  • Fluency in English, Arabic, and Kurdish.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Iraqi nationality

Soft Skills:

  • Active team player
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be creative, innovative, & self-motivated
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Punctuality & Attention to details
  • Open for travel for Iraqi cities

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