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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
- 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
- Address Toyota Iraq, Mosul Road, Erbil USD Month