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Monday, April 9, 2012

Kuehne Nagel Transport Manager and Workshop Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kuehne + Nagel Ltd is one of the world’s leading logistics group with about 61,500 employees stationed at over 900 locations in over 100 countries worldwide and are skilled in all forms of global transport by sea, air, overland and in providing high quality integrated logistics services.

Kuehne + Nagel is headquartered in Schindellegi, Switzerland.

Kuehne + Nagel seeks to recruit qualified candidiates to fill the following positions in our Transport Department.

Requirements for Transport Manager:
  • Degree in Logistics or Business Management. A diploma in Fleet Management will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Fleet Management and the Logistics Industry in a reputable organisation.
  • Maintaining and sustaining quality service to customers.
  • Must be computer literate and with basic accounting knowledge.
  • Must have outstanding leadership, planning and negotiation skills.
  • Must be a team player and readY to work long hours.
  • Must possess a valid driving licence.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage the overall Transport Operations while ensuring achievement of set goals and objectives.
  • Develop strategy for increasing revenues, market share and truck utilisation.
  • Ensure delivery of cargo at destination.
  • Develop and implement fleet management plans that will guarantee the availability of a well maintained and serviced fleet.
  • Oversee staff transportation to and from work.
  • Manage the company service providers such as garages to ensure all vehicles are serviced,repaired and maintained in a timely and professional manner and that all legal requirements such as inspections, licenses and insurances are acquired on time.
  • Ensure staff adhere to Company policies, rules and regulations.
  • Develop departmental Standard Operating Procedures and ensure they are strictly adhered to.
Requirements for Workshop Manager 
(To be based in Mombasa)
  • Degree in Logistics or Business Management. A diploma in Automotive Engineering & or Fleet Management will be an added advantage.
  • Specialisation and knowledge in Scania & FAW trucks is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a busy workshop
  • Must be computer literate and with basic accounting knowledge.
  • Must have outstanding leadership, planning and negotiation skills.
  • Must be a team player and read to work long hours.
  • Must possess a valid driving licence.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage the overall Workshop Operations while ensuring achievement of set goals and objectives.
  • Ensure workshop operations are streamlined, ensuring high standards, compliance and maintaining profitability of the workshop
  • Ensure maximisation of truck utilisation.
  • Monitor and control workshop activities to ensure trucks are maintained at an acceptable level and condition to minimise down time.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating the cost effective procurement of all spare parts from suppliers, controlling inventories of spare parts and other workshop supplies.
  • Ensure the workshop is controlled in a cost effective and safe manner whilst ensuring equipment is maintained or repaired to a high standard.
  • Ensuring all workshop attendance sheets are checked and reviewed on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the workshop and yard areas.
An application cover letter together with a detailed CV including 3 names of referees, their telephone numbers, email and postal address should be forwarded to the

Human Resource Manager,
Kuehne + Nagel,
P.O. Box 69979, Nairobi, 00400

by Wednesday 11th April 2012.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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