Logistics Coordinator Career Opportunity – Alliance One Tobacco

Alliance One Tobacco
Kampala, Uganda
its global headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Alliance One proudly
claims broad geographic processing capabilities, a diversified product
offering, and an established customer base, which includes all of the major
consumer tobacco product manufacturers. They select, purchase, process, pack,
store, ship, and, in certain developing markets, provide agronomy expertise and
financing for growing leaf tobacco.
a leading independent leaf tobacco merchant, Alliance One International
provides worldwide service to the large cigarette manufacturers. Multinational
manufacturers of consumer tobacco products rely on independent merchants such
as Alliance One to supply the majority of their leaf. As a result Alliance One
purchases tobacco in more than 45 countries and serves manufacturers of cigarettes
and other consumer tobacco products in over 90 countries.
One’s revenues are primarily comprised of sales of processed tobacco and fees
charged for related services to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products
around the world. They do not manufacture cigarettes or other consumer tobacco
Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Leaf Warehouse Operations:
Plans and coordinates the
implementation of major warehouse maintenance and upgrading projects as to meet
Leaf function requirements within approved budgets.
Ensures best storage and
distribution practices for both tobacco and farm inputs within all go-downs,
via IFAS liaising with agronomy and the 3PLs as per best practice.
Ensures infestation is kept at the
minimum at all times within all go-downs.
2. Logistics Services:
Plans, schedules and develops the
most efficient transportation system possible to move farm inputs and Green
Leaf. This includes deciding the most cost effective transportation means that
maximizes efficiency and avoids redundancy and waste.
Actively coordinates with field
Logistics staff, to support timely delivery of tobacco as per the drawn
Technically supports the buying team
during the leaf buying operations.
Mentors and supervises the DHL staff
on site during their day to day operations.
Actively coordinates and supervises
the loading of Green Leaf to Thika GLT.
Monitors stock movements and stock
levels in and out of the warehouses ( Inputs and Green Leaf).
Manages fuel stock level and accountability
for the CPP fuel card.
Coordinates stock- taking activities
at the CPP.
Arranges transportation and
forwarding services for all orders to ensure materials are delivered as per
3. Equipment Maintenance: Plans
and coordinates the maintenance of service equipment like generators,
Forklifts, Trolleys, Tractors etc., to meet the required standards at optimal
4. Facilities and Services:
Ensures that warehouses are provided
with needed utilities at optimal cost.
Ensures that the buildings are maintained
at optimal cost.
5. Employee Motivation, training and
Ensures that direct and indirect
subordinates are highly motivated, through the development and implementation
of adequate programs, in order to enhance the work climate and productivity in
the department in relation with Alliance One Uganda’s values.
and motivates own team and ensures teamwork with other businesses.
6. Environment, Health, Safety:
Ensures that EH&S policies are
adhered to in all the logistics activities carried out on site.
Monitors the Environmental Hygiene
for the CPP.
7. Reporting and Communication:
Ensures full compliance with
reporting procedures, further informs management regularly about department
plans, results, current and anticipated issues, and recommends actions to
address them.
Maintains optimal communication with
all departments within the leaf function in order to ensure proper transfer of
the information necessary to manage the warehouses and achieve all departments’
8. Procurement Coordination:
Creates all purchase orders with
external vendors.
Maintains a record of all
outstanding purchase orders with external vendors.
Expedites all critical orders with
local subcontract vendors.
Skills and Experience: 
The applicant should possess a Bachelor’s
degree in Logistics or a business related field;
Three or more years’ experience in
logistics and Warehouse management relating to Environmental Health and Safety
Past experience in managing several
concurring projects (several weeks to several months).
Experience in agro industry is an
added advantage;
Excellent knowledge and use of
computer, especially using Spread Sheets;
to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should submit their updated CVs/resumes
including contact information and two work-related references to the Human
Resources Manager, Alliance One Uganda, E-mail to: PTukahirwa@aointl.com
25th March 2015
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