Hima Cement Ltd. is a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd. which is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group. LafargeHolcim is the leading producer of building materials in the world. At Hima Cement,
our Vision is “To be the preferred provider of cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a strong focus on customer experience.”
Hima Cement works with all actors in the building and construction industry in Uganda – manufacturing and supplying a wide range of building and construction solutions designed to meet housing and construction needs from small projects like individual home buildings to major construction and infrastructure projects. Whether supplying high-quality cement to a craftsman or helping leading architects explore and deliver creative possibilities, Hima is committed to providing solutions that fit the needs of all its clients.
In order to achieve the above objectives, Hima Cement seeks to recruit a motivated and competent Site Logistics Manager as indicated below;
Vacancy Code : SLMX01
Reporting line : Head of Logistics
Duration : Full time
Duty Station : Kasese
To accelerate logistical operational flows at the site in order to serve the cement market demand
while certifying the optimal truck utilization at the shipping site in line with the sales and operations
process and road safety compliance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Daily maintenance of order tracking / reconciliations, matching fleet to order size in order to ensure that every distribution cost incurred, we have corresponding ERP order.
Daily tracking of TAT / GIGO / YIGO / YIYO at the designated site.
Daily management of outbound schedules i.e. the daily dispatch schedules and makes sure they effectively and efficiently meet as per plan (OTIF).
Certify that all trucks and trailers are available for the planned delivery for outbound finished product and materials while maintaining minimum fleet turn-around times.
Coordinate outbound and inbound traffic from all dispatch points including virtual Plants to final destination, ensuring a safe operation and smooth traffic flows as per the
LafargeHolcim road safety standards.
Responsible for contracted/owned truck utilization and availability in order to enhance transport cost optimization.
Adherence to legal and compliance expectations with regard to transport and driver regulations including licence checks, load weights and compliance to the National and international logistics regulations.
Manage equitable truck allocations, adherence to journey management process and timely reporting on truck yard status and update on any delays experienced.
Supervise compliance with contractor safety management standards through active participation, visible commitment, responsible behavior and strict adherence to all health and safety rules and procedures.
Road safety champion on site at point of location.
Responsible for reporting dispatch volumes per shift per dispatch point including virtual
Plants on daily / weekly / monthly basis.
Responsible for driver engagement and integration / comparing IVMS and ERP data.
Responsible for reporting for the section against set out sectional KPI’s.
Manage safety programs within the logistics of raw materials movement and distribution
through regular interaction with drivers and transporters.
Identify and implement inbound-outbound synergy opportunities.
Implement fleet and dispatch plans shared by the sales and operations planning
Required Qualifications skills and attributes.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or a related
discipline from a recognized University.
2 years’ experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Experience in driver engagement and road safety
Experience of contract management.
Excellent knowledge of computer reporting tools.
Profile & Personal Qualities
Self-driven, results oriented.
Able to plan and prioritise
Comfortable dealing with people and a good listener
Reliable, tolerant & determined
Able to work extended hours when required
Flexibility to work anywhere within Uganda is added advantage
Job application procedure
Hima Cement will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the
above position, should send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any),
present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees
plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 2nd July 2021 (Email your
application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and let’s save the
1. Hima Cement Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a
recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one
3. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
5. Qualified females are greatly encouraged to apply
6. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Human Resource Manager – Corporate
Hima Cement Ltd
Plot 838, Namanve Industrial Area.
P.O Box 7230