Fan Milk Plc is a leading manufacturer and marketer of healthy, nutritious and safe frozen dairy and non-frozen dairy food products with distribution channels across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Fan Milk Nigeria is a well established and fast growing food processing industry offering wide range of products.

We are recruiting to fill the following position:

Job Title: Distribution Supervisor

Location: North-Kano

Fan Milk Distribution Supervisor is directly responsible to the Fleet and Distribution for the effective and efficient monitoring of all vehicles/drivers for the distribution of Fan Milk ambient and frozen products across Northern region of Nigeria to Fan Milk customers.
The DS support Fleet and Distribution Manager to ensure prompt loading of trucks in order to meet customer’s daily request for Fan Milk products.
He is overall responsible to the Fleet and Distribution Manager;
Prepare all daily performance reports on Distribution activities
Monitor each trucks performance metrics: fuel per km, drops/day, and drops/day/truck
Provide feedback to Distribution Planner and Distribution Management on utilization and performance of trucks.
The Distribution Supervisor supports the Distribution Department through change and delivers results within the organization culture and value of Fan Milk Plc.

Work/Business Contact and Authority

(IPE Factor: Communication)
Government: Interact with relevant governmental institutions (Road Safety, Police, Local Government and other Government Officials etc).
Meet regularly with management team to ensure operations are being executed in accordance with the Fan Milk policies and plans.
Interact frequently with Distribution Centre, Mini-distribution Centre, Logistics, Customers service and Sales.

Principal Accountabilities

(IPE Factors: Impact & Innovative)
Ensure daily preventive mechanisms are carried out on the fleet in conjunction with the Distribution Fleet Supervisor by daily status report in orders to meet daily trucking needs.
Provide feedback to Distribution planner and Distribution Management on utilization and performance of trucks.
Vehicles/drivers monitoring to ensure operational targets are meeting as in targets and goals requirement.
To ensure daily loading of trucks for next day
Support Fleet Supervisor in planning for preventive maintenance and periodically maintenance.
Improve efficiencies in cost, productivity and customer service through proactive pursuance of development in technology & system as applicable.

The right candidate should posses BSc/HND in Mechanical Engineering or Maritime Studies or Business Administration while knowledge of Fleet Management/Supply Chain Management or Logistics Management from a trucking Company is added advantage.
The candidate must understand fundamentals/management of trucking operation service would be an advantage.
Must have high degree of assertiveness across cultural and educational diversity
Extensive and thorough knowledge of supply chain management, logistics and/or distribution management
Must have some managerial and leadership knowledge also applying best practices to all section of the business.
Strong leadership and influencing skills with a collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork.
The successful candidate must be able to provide track record of achieving high level of productivity.
He/She must be skilled in negotiation and conflict resolution.
He/She must be able to handle company information with confidentiality and discretion.
Knowledge of major/local routes in the North would be an advantage.
Successful candidate for this position must be based in Kano.
Ability to speak and understand major languages in Hausa is a necessary requirement.

Application Closing Date
6th January, 2014


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