Planning & Logistics Co-ordinator - Standerton based

Planning & Logistics Co-ordinator - Standerton based

Cofco International | Standerton, MP, ZA

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Location: Based in Standerton, Mpumalanga


The purpose of this function is to perform a variety of support tasks in the Planning & Logistics division of the Operations Department at Standerton Oil Mills, handling the intakes at the plant.
Desirable candidates
Those living in the community or nearby.
Role & Responsibilities
Obtaining quotations and negotiating rates with transporters for new contracts
Liaising with transporters
Liaising with silo managers and farmers, and arranging loading
Booking trucks in to load at silos and farm venues
Movement planning and scheduling
Coordinate product delivery schedules with Execution (Client facing) desk
Book trucks in to offload with Execution Desk
Processing of daily transport orders
Handle transport invoice queries and claims, etc.
Imports and exports across multi-model transport means (road, rail, maritime)
Diploma or Degree in Transport or related field
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Experience within an office environment
Good communication skills, English and Afrikaans
Must be willing to work after hours
Essential skills
Logical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work under pressure while always maintaining excellent attention to detail and high a degree of accuracy.
Ability to work independently with minimal review required.
Planning, organising and excellent time management skills.
Critical thinker with emotional resilience to overcome obstacles.
Able to efficiently solve problems relating to sales and transportation of goods.
Able to adapt quickly to change.
Demonstrated experience in a similar role.
Desirable skills
Systems driven / tech savvy.
Aptitude for continuous system enhancements and automation.
Advanced Excel capabilities.
ERP / SAP systems experience / or exposure.
Grain and Agri industry and/or commodities, markets and derivatives trading experience.  
Reports direct to Planning & Logistics Team Lead
Matrix reporting to Operations Manager
Basic salary with provident fund and medical aid benefits.
Annual discretionary incentives.
Additional Notes
All applications must be submitted via the CIL Careers platform.
Financial year end is December.
Seasonal (harvest) activities run from March to September.
Financial year end is December.