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Transportation Shift Supervisor (Saudi National)

Exel Saudi Arabia

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP398-51

The Role

Exel Saudi Arabia is currently looking to recruit a Transportation Shift Supervisor in Dammam to plan, coordinate, supervise and report upon the work activities of a team; providing effective communication, leadership, motivation, training & development.

General Accountabilities

•Team Management
•Plan, manage and adjust staffing levels to meet operational requirements
•Direct the daily activity to ensure a safe, secure, clean and fair work environment for team members •Deliver team member performance reviews, development and/or succession planning as appropriate
•Facilitate effective communication
•Manage all disciplinary and grievance issues (complaints) in line with HR policy
•Ensure compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
•Cycle counts and inventory errors investigations
•Work in collaboration with other MSC sites to maximize efficiencies and best practice
•Organize and lead the focus on improved productivity levels
•This role will have up 50+ direct reports, in the same location as role.


•Excellent organisational skills
•Minimum of 5 years experience of team management
•Good analytical and numerical skills
•Excellent interpersonal, leadership, motivation and planning skills
•Excellent communicator (verbal & written)
•Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
•Minimum 1 year experience in logistics industry with 'hands on' experience in a busy warehouse/trucking operation
•Computer literate
•Ability to manage stressful situations and make quick decisions
•Familiar with materials handling equipment capability and packing standards for a wide range of materials
•Highly adaptable and responsive to customer requirements

About the Company

Exel – Saudi Arabia, today is part of Deutsche Post DHL family and represents DHL Supply Chain division in Saudi Arabia division

In History: Our presence in Saudi Arabia starts with formal joint ventures with Olayan Group of companies established in early stage of 2002. The joint venture supports the operations of Olayan companies in Saudi Arabia also offers a broad range of contracted logistics services to other companies such Saudi Aramco in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In addition to traditional warehousing and distribution, the company specializes in international supply chain management, value-added and pre-retailing, e-commerce, bonded warehousing and information management services.

The company offered services include: - Collection of goods from overseas suppliers - Arrange transfer of goods from overseas supplier to port of origin - Using DHL Exel’s global purchasing power, arrange inbound sea and / or air freight - At Jeddah, Riyadh Dry Port, Dammam and Dammam Bonded Zone - Transport of ambient, chilled and frozen products from ports of entry - In excess of 150,000 pallet positions across KSA - Sites in Riyadh, Al Khobar, Dammam Bonded Zone, Jeddah and Abha - Ambient, chilled and frozen storage - DHL Exel provides a scheduled and non-scheduled service to our clients enabling them to transfer goods between sites when they need to reposition inventory (typically, as goods enter a KSA port, clients often need to reposition part of the consignment to other regions) - Assemble goods at our Distribution Centers to meet customer orders - Delivery of orders from DHL Exel Distribution Centers to retail outlets - In excess of mix fleet profile of more than 300 vehicles cover nationwide - More than 1000 logistics personnel cover daily operations activity in 20 locations around kingdom - Mix size of 3, 5, 7, 10 and 20 tone vehicles - A Mix of temperature controlled and ambient vehicles - Scheduled and non scheduled service from UAE to KSA - DHL Exel has invested heavily in new IT Solution. The company is currently running the Exceed/Infor Warehouse Management System across its sites

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