Logistics Supervisor at H&W Rice Company

 Employment Nigeria 15-Jul-2021 ₦Not Available ADAMAWA , YOLA , Logistics  

H&W Rice Company is one of three companies under Haske & Williams Ltd – a fast-rising agribusiness conglomerate – formed out of the need to create quality local substitutes to imported rice products in Nigeria. We are a vertically integrated producer of high-quality whole grain parboiled rice and we work directly with our farm estates and network of outgrowers to ensure the finest, export-quality products for our local and international customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Supervisor

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Develop a robust and detailed logistics plan including all relevant documentation, systems and processes to ensure proper coordination and delivery of all logistics requests
  • Manage and coordinate the flow, movement and storage of all raw materials, raw and finished paddy, trucks and other machinery within the mill
  • Ensure thorough processing of all logistics demands through proper planning, effective control mechanisms and adherence to established logistics procedures
  • Ensure proper tracking and recording of incoming goods and ensure proper processing of damaged goods scheduled to be returned
  • Organize warehouse activities by labeling goods, defining delivery routes with truck drivers and warehouse staff and processing shipments.
  • Manage the entire logistic order cycle so as to enhance customer satisfaction, ensure sustainability of the process and cost optimization
  • Plan the layout of stockroom, warehouse, and other storage areas, considering factors such as size, weight, expiration, special storage conditions and other related factors of items stored.
  • Supervise the daily stockroom activities including the timely processing of incoming items in the warehouse and adherence to all requirements for transportation and receiving of items in the stockroom
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of all inventory transactions and physical movement of materials from receipt to stocking, to distribution.
  • Supervise outgoing distribution/logistics activities to ensure accuracy, completeness and condition of products.
  • Maintain a detailed vendor database and update database as required
  • Work closely with the procurement manager to develop new strategies for streamlining logistics processes to reduce cost and improve efficiencies
  • Notify the relevant units of the maintenance of vehicles, equipment, and material
  • Support in handling preventive maintenance and inspection for defects whilst notifying the maintenance team or external contractors for repair
  • Supervise the administrative functions of warehouse, including scheduling shift, approving time, assigning jobs to the logistics team.
  • Set clear directions and expectations for the other logistics team members to ensure that the all internal customers’ needs and expectations are fully satisfied
  • Support in-house education, promotion and awareness programs relating to sound logistics practice and strategies;
  • Maintain a safe working environment, ensuring that all warehouse employees comply with the use of personal protective equipment and exercise proper precautions.
  • Perform other functions as required;

Education & Qualification

  • B.Sc in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain Management from an accredited University is required for this role;
  • At least 5 - 6 years’ experience as a logistics lead in an Agro allied, grain milling, food, and beverage manufacturing companies.
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: n.ogundipe@aarinvest.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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