Operations Planner in Lagos, Nigeria

at Forte Oil Plc

Oil & Energy
Oil & Gas / Mining / Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

 Develop, implement and manage the day to day scheduling of local and bridging product request and monitor the prompt dispatch by the invoicing and dispatch officers at the terminals and depots.

 Participate in the planning and execution of terminal operations as it affects product loading and on-time dispatches to customer locations.

 Direct and coordinate the development of truck programming strategy and matrix with a view to maximizing efficiency in delivery operations and effective turnaround.

 Interface with the fleet business partners, dispatch and sales team to address issues that will affect timely delivery of products to customer location

 Ensure contractual stock holding at all vendor managed inventory (VMI) locations.

 Provide management with report on Daily Supply Gap, End of sales week report and MPR.

 Ensure integrity of business controls and systems are effectively monitored.

 Ensure full compliance with all procedures and policy guiding the distribution departments’ activities



The position requires someone that is highly analytical and possess a degree in social science with at least 5 years post NYSC experience with a certification in APICS or currently undergoing the certification.

Others essential skills and knowledge are:

 Thorough knowledge, preferably education in LEAN-management or similar ideologies.

 Advance use of Microsoft Excel.

 Experience with ERP systems preferably SAP ERP.

 Imports, SWAP, Ex-tanks and Depot lifting

 Fleet Programing and Scheduling

Working Relationships:

Internal: Distribution manager, Distribution team, Business operations team.

External: Service providers


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