Kuehne + Nagel Group Warehouse Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

With more than 66.000 employees at 1,000 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. 
Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based supply chain management services.

We are one of the world’s top 3 airfreight forwarding specialists, providing a comprehensive range of international air cargo solutions and unbeatable levels of customer service. 

Our global airfreight teams are located in more than 300 offices worldwide and offer specialised, industry-focused services.

Warehouse Manager, Nairobi


Air Perishables Department
Job Description
  • Manages the flow of goods through the warehouse including receiving, offloading, Security X-Raying, Build up and dispatch of shipments in line with the customer orders and Airline cut off times.
  • Delivers an efficient stock management system on behalf of customer and ensures the identification, agreement and implementation of solutions to eliminate the source of internal stock related queries.
  • Manages all auditing/site visits appertaining to stock and facilities activities ensure processes meet required standards and business needs.
  • Develops and manages all inbound and outbound delivery processes to maximize on time customer order fulfillment at optimum cost.
  • Manages warehouse facilities ensuring high operations and health and safety standards are maintained within agreed budgets.
  • Implements in conjunction with QSHE Manager and HOD, health and safety processes standards for warehousing and distribution as well as ensuring the safety of employees.
  • Ensure all Material Handling Equipment are well utilized and maintained.
  • Ensure all warehouse filing records are properly maintained
  • Assign duties to platform operation staff.
  • Casual Labor deployment and control
  • Set up the human and technical resource requirements for the Warehouse.
  • Manage and motivate your team to achieve the projected results by the Top Management.
  • Formulate and chair weekly meetings with platform supervisors and the rest of the staff to obtain updates and upfront planning
  • Conduct Annual & mid-year performance reviews (PPR) for your direct reports and recommending staff training needs & staff productivity.
  • Ensure effective communication of departmental goals and objectives to all staff.
  • Formulate departmental Standard Operating Procedures and ensure they are strictly adhered to.
  • Take charge of staff discipline at departmental level and liaise with the HOD on all disciplinary, welfare and other related matters.
  • Ensure staff adherence to Company policies, rules and regulations.
  • Project planning, implementation and management for Warehouse and new clients
Your skills and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business related discipline
  • Diploma in Clearing, Forwarding & Logistics
  • 5 years’ experience in the Logistics Industry & or Warehousing
  • 2 years’ experience cool chain management and managing people

National Human Resource Manager
Kuehne + Nagel Ltd
P.O. Box 69979, 

Nairobi, Kenya

email:  hr.nairobi@kuehne-nagel.com

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