This is a crucial position within our company, with a lot of responsibility and influence. Without logistics running efficiently and safely, we cannot reach our objectives. You can make a difference! Bunge in Western Africa is a main global leader within the agrocommodities / Shea sector. You will be based in Bobo, Burkina Faso.
Logistic Manager / Quality Manager
What will be your role?
In this role you would be responsible for all the logistic aspects of the Warehouse concerning the supply chain of Shea.
The personnel in the warehouse will fall under your responsibility. But also the internal and external, the logistics of storage, loading and unloading activities related to Shea.
Priority is that you make sure that all activities are in compliance with the Safety and Environmental rules. Safety first is our motto! Therefore this position is a mixture between a Quality Manager and a Logistic Manager.
You will manage the accurate storage and stock control of raw materials / Shea Kernels and finished products, and keep the department’s operational documentation up to date. You certify that we maintain quality of stored products, in accordance with the hygienic legislations and risk prevention. Managing the logistic spaces and safe cleaning activities of silos, tanks and areas dedicated to loading, are also a key responsibility.
Continuous improvement is always on your mind: technical and economic feasibility of new projects, cost control and analysis, logistics budget management analysis of critical issues and working processes in order to optimize procedures, times, costs and safety. To acquire this you coordinate all the contracts and payments and assist the SCM-Procurement in the management and control of supply chain operations in West Africa. You support the coordination and management of all administrative and financial activities of the office.
This position reports to the head of the Bobo-Dioulasso office.
Who are you?
- Bachelor in Supply Chain Management / Logistics / Quality or any other related field;
- You have a few years of relevant industrial operation and safety / quality experience and knowledge of industrial and logistic processes; Due to the containerized cargo aspect experience in the shipping industry is also welcome;
- 3+ years in a coordination role;
- Experience in the vegetable oils and fats industry is helpful;
- Having experience in laboratory quality analysis would be great;
- You understand how Bulk load is handled; This may be another product (Liquid or Solid f.e.);
- Good digital literacy, Sap systems knowledge would be an added advantage;
- Excellent French and English language skills;
- Residing in the Bobo- Dioulasso area or willing to move there;
You enjoy operations and have a taste for being in the field. In general you have an uncompromising attitude towards procedures and quality standards. You desire to be autonomous in your work and you have good decision-making skills.
You are able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and have a desire to win at all costs.
You always act as a leader and keep a sense of humor in the face of stress/
A self-starter mentality, who detects and initiates improvement opportunities and can connect with colleagues, suppliers and partners.
What makes this position so exciting:
In this key position you help build a winning company. You are in communication with many different partners in a multifaceted environment. No day will be the same! You are behind your desk some part of the day, but a large part in the field: organizing, observing, maintaining, controlling and arranging the logistics.
Bunge is one of the Global leaders in the industry, which will give you opportunities for growth and exposure. This can include long term opportunities in Burkina or in another country where we have operations/offices.
An offer you can’t refuse
Working at Bunge will offer you an exciting job in an international and dynamic world; You will work independently and taking initiatives will be highly appreciated.
Salary that is based on experience and is competitive;
Information and application
You can send your questions by e-mail to Debora de Vries (Talent Acquisition Specialist): Debora.firstname.lastname@example.org).
To apply Send in your CV and motivation in English by hitting the apply button!
Please note that the Talent Aqcuisition Specialist, Mrs Debora de Vries, is based in Europe and does not speak French. Therefore applications in French will not be accepted.
Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.
Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.
Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled