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Warehouse Unit Head (Marine Industry)

Rawabi Holding

Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP704-248

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Company Description

Rawabi Holding Company

Operating in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East for over 30 years as one of the leading industrial players in the region and has activities in construction & engineering, oil & gas, petrochemical, utilities, power & electrical, telecommunication & IT, trading, and manufacturing. RAWABI Holding Company comprises various subsidiaries and several associated companies.

Job Description

Job Purpose

- The main purpose of the Warehouse Unit Head's job is to ensure the cost effective and timely receipt, storage, retrieval, and dispatch of goods from the warehouse

Principal Accountabilities

- Supports in the development of the warehouse yearly plan and budget
- Monitors all aspects of the warehouse day-to-day operations to maximize the efficiency, reliability, security, timeliness, and cost effectiveness of the warehousing activities
- Ensures the efficient and economical utilization of the warehousing facilities and equipment
- Identifies, evaluates, and capitalizes on opportunities to reduce costs and enhance security and performance by optimizing warehouse's layout, space utilization, goods storage, staffing, equipment, systems, processes, etc.
- Administers overall inventory management, optimization, productivity, accuracy, and loss prevention programs, and ensures that policies and procedures for inventory and inventory movement control are complied with
- Enforces warehouse safety, security, housekeeping, and sanitation programs
- Directly manages all warehouse staff to meet warehouse targets (cost, fill rates, data accuracy and timeliness, safety, etc.) and to ensure appropriate support to internal customers
- Maintains accurate, up-to-date stock records and ensures a timely response to enquiries (for example on inventory levels) is provided to internal users
- Provides support for the professional development of warehouse staff
- Performs miscellaneous tasks as assigned by the Supply Chain Manager
- Promotes and disseminates a positive health and safety culture and ensures the health, safety and welfare of self and others
- Ensures employee health and safety programs and guidelines are developed, regularly maintained, implemented and complied with
- Identifies any Health, Safety or Environmental risks and recommends and implements measures and solutions to mitigate these risks
- Performs miscellaneous tasks as assigned by the Supply Chain Manager
- Is responsible for the development, performance appraisal and succession planning of all direct and indirect reports
- Identifies and tracks KPIs for his function, and devises plans and initiatives for operational improvements



Communications and Working Relationships

- Reports to the Supply Chain Manager on all warehousing activities
- Interacts with onsite warehouse staff to ensure that warehousing processes are handled effectively
- Interacts with the internal users of the warehouse services for strategic and operational issues, including the identification and management of obsolete inventory
- Coordinates with Purchasing and Logistics to ensure a timely and accurate flow of information related to shipment arrival schedules
- Works closely with the Insurance Representatives at RVOS to ensure proper insurance coverage for warehouses - Interacts and manages direct reports and operational issues on a daily basis

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

- Bachelor in Business Administration or equivalent degree; MBA degree is a plus
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in warehouse management, in a comparable operation to RVOS
- Professional certification in relevant areas is preferred
- Excellent interpersonal, communications, organization, negotiation and presentation skills
- Computer literacy, including knowledge of MS office applications and basic software applications. ERP knowledge is a plus
- Previous experience in the GCC is a plus, especially if the experience was in Saudi Arabia
- English fluency is a must; Arabic language is a plus

About the Company

Rawabi Holding, through its fully owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and partnerships with international market leaders, focuses on four core sectors:

Oilfield Services, Contracting & Industrial Services, Offshore Services and Retail. Through these divisions, we provide a diversified range of products and services to a variety of industries: oil, gas and petrochemicals; marine; engineering and construction; power, telecom and IT; corrosion and industrial services; logistics; and consumer products. Although varied and distinct, all our offerings share the same commitment to quality, service and excellence that make them part of the Rawabi Holding family.

Rawabi Holding is a purpose-driven company that exists not only to generate profit, but also to improve everyone and everything we can. From customer projects and employee development to our impact on the communities in which we work, Rawabi Holding is propelled by an unwavering energy to make everything we touch better. No matter how great the challenge or how complex the problem, we face it head-on to deliver proven results.

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