Transport Supervisor

ZAMBEEF PRODUCTS PLC

Zambeef Products PLC is the largest integrated cold chain food products and Agribusiness Company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa region.  It is involved in the primary production, processing, distribution, and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, dairy, fish, flour, stock feed, and day-old chicks throughout Zambia and the surrounding region.

Zambeef Products PLC is an equal-opportunity employer. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic candidate for the role outlined below. Women are therefore encouraged to apply.

TRANSPORT SUPERVISOR – (HUNTLEY FARM) (01)

The Required skills for the role:

  • Supervising the day-to-day fleet operation activities in line with the company objectives
  • Supervising the weighbridge operation, driver workloads, and scheduling tasks in line with the company objectives.
  • Managing the fleet vehicle database (Tractor units & trailer units)
  • Ensuring compliance with safety standards in transportation operations.
  • Managing fleet insurance registration, fleet insurance verification and accident notification and the insurance claims process is done in a timely efficient manner
  • Supervising the fleet management systems (weighbridge, Geotab, V track, and temperature)
  • Initiating cost-efficiency measures in transportation operations (route assessment, backloads, load utilization, and vehicle turnaround)
  • Building internal and external customer relationships.
  • Supervision of fleet operations and tasks to be completed in an efficient and effective timely manner.
  • Conducting and compiling route assessment reports identifying potential hazards and route planning
  • Identifying and assigning vehicles for delivery of products (in view of type and qty of goods)
  • Reviewing and supervision of both trip and journey management for inbound and outbound delivery
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and identifying customer delays outbound delivery
  • Perform in collaboration with the Transport Manager to enhance load capacity and reduce damaged products and loading errors.
  • Undertaking any related tasks that can be assigned to you by your supervisor from to time.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have a Grade 12 Certificate
  • Diploma in Logistics and transport
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Transport & Logistics
  • Required computer literacy levels
  • 25 years and above
  • At least a holder of a basic driving license

The Required skills for the role Include:

  • Familiar with Zambeef products and food industry business.
  • Understanding the principles of effective customer service process
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal with multiple priorities
  • Customer focus
  • Self-management skills
  • Observance (conducts visual checks with regulations/standards in mind.  Can pick up on errors/faults through observation
  • Computer literate (Microsoft office word, excel, power point
  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ability to perform routine work
  • Time management skills (achieves objectives within given time limits)
  • Analysing skills (able to conduct a narrow information search and identifies

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their applications letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, and contact details of three (3) referees to:

THE HR OPERATIONS MANAGER

Zambeef Products PLC

P/B 17, Woodlands

Lusaka or

Email: [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is 13TH June, 2024.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to Recruitment@zambeef.co.zm


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