Logistics Manager Job in Port Harcourt at General Electric

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Position Title: Logistics Manager
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Services
Function Segment: Distribution
Location: Nigeria
Port Harcourt
Postal Code: 500001
Relocation Assistance: No

Role Summary/Purpose: Develop long term direction for GE Oil & Gas Surface Logistics

Essential Responsibilities:

  • – Direct the importation and transportation of all product and goods for GE Oil & Gas Surface equipment.
  • – Identify and execute cost reduction initiatives through mode shift, consolidation, and optimization of shipments
  • – Manage freight forwarder and common carrier relationships
  • – Provide input to Sales and Marketing regarding preferred sales terms (INCOTERMS) and cost/pricing for logistics value add service operations
  • – Manage in-country inventory warehouse, material flow and service operations
  • – Implement, manage, and report out on global logistics metrics
  • – Direct and implement GE Oil & Gas Surface equipment shipping, traffic, transportation, distribution, freight forwarder, and brokerage services and policies
  • – Identify and implement standardized best practices across multiple international shipping sites
  • – Maintain files of all transportation and services
  • – Manage and assist peers in interfacing with carrier management, carrier rate committees in rate negotiations
  • – Monitor federal and state regulations with respect to freight and transportation .
  • – Must be knowledgeable of transportation trends, pricing, and government regulations to protect GE Oil & Gas from illegal transportation practices and charges
  • – Develop in/outbound logistics contingency plans to deal with supply chain uncertainties
  • – Assist in preparing for financial and logistics reviews
  • – Maintain a data warehouse of freight payment data and shipment data through freight payment services and shipping document reports
  • – Manage maintenance of freight payment, claims management, proof of delivery and associated individual site requirements to meet the daily in/outbound operational needs
  • – Liaise with the GE Compliance teams (global) to ensure absolute compliance
  • – Take a lead role in developing logistics practices that benefit GE Oil & Gas
  • – Manage the logistics cost center
  • – Prepare and issue Shipper’s Letters of Instruction to freight forwarders
  • – Develop, lead, and inspire global logistics team to provide excellent service in a best total cost environment
  • – Prepare international shipping and invoicing documentation, research files, and answer questions regarding Export and Import regulations.
  • – Arrange the packing, crating, and forwarding of orders according to customer request, or in accordance with company policy if not specified by customers.
  • – Provide feedback to internal customers and regarding shipment pickup, tracking, clearance issues, or invoice discrepancies.


  • – Four-year college degree in logistics management or business management with additional logistics training at a university level
  • – 3 years or more experience managing logistics
  • – Outstanding project management skills. Must be able to meet multiple commitments in cross-functional team environments under tight deadlines.
  • – Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to communicate with internal customers in other countries
  • – Strong presentation skills – must be comfortable and competent at presenting technical information to senior management and defending position.
  • – Solid personal computer skills with strong capability with Microsoft Office products; Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • – Potential for advancing career one or two levels higher.
  • – Organizational and teaming skills to lead purchasing efforts.
  • – Must be able to travel domestically and internationally (up to 50%)
  • – A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • – Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Desired Characteristics:

  • – Action oriented—Enjoys hard work; is action oriented and full of energy for the things that he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes opportunities when they arise
  • – Decision quality– Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions
  • – Planning– Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; evaluates results
  • – Problem Solving– Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; senses hidden problems; is excellent at – and honest with – analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at first answers
  • – Time Management– Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; sets priorities; values time; separates the critical few from the trivial many and concentrates his/her efforts accordingly

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