Deputy Manager Logistics

Job location:
Home Based - India
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05916

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Deputy Manager Logistics

Job Summary

Job Summary:

Deputy Manager Logistics managing the end to end logistics activities. Deliver value-added services to our customers in order to serve their business needs and to meet/exceed their expectations. Supervise bulk vessel operations, manage and monitor vendors responsible for the safe, efficient, and economical handling of vessel’s operations while alongside at the Port of Kakinada.

Job Location: Kakinada

Job Scope & Dimension:

Responsible for the planning, organizing and managing logistics operations for Exports all over. Responsible for Handling Bulk Vessel operations from South & East port of India for Minerals. Sound experience of handling both export and import of minerals. Familiar with technical and commercial aspects of Bulk Vessel its functionality. Handled Port operations and Familiar with Custom House agents and formalities of customs. EXIM Documentation expert and should be good in MIS reporting.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise vessel planning activities prior to the ship arriving to port

  • Ensure to provide all the required post shipment documents to the customer on time.

  • Works closely with Terminal management, surveyors, internal teams to ensure Bulk vessels are handled at the port in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate and make all arrangements for timely berthing of the bulk vessel

  • Follow up for readiness of material & Logistics for material movement

  • Maintain and circulate stock report on daily basis to concern stakeholders

  • Complete required documents associated with operations in an accurate and timely manner

  • Preparation of Pre-shipment documents and coordinate with CHA and vessel agents for shipment connection

  • Will be held  responsible coordinating for placing of the trucks with logistics team as per the vessel laycan given by purchase department

  • Coordinate for documents released by vessel agents after vessel sailing.

  • Maintaining data related to vendor bills and seeking approvals from department heads..

  • Follow up with various service providers for execution of the shipments from ports

  • Visiting Container yards, CFS, Sea warehouses & ICI warehouses to ensure cargo and personal safety.

  • Provide logistics requirement to purchases department and coordinate with them for contracts finalization and initiate PR/PO process

  • Generating freight PO’s and GRN in ERP (ACCPAC) for Export Freight Invoices

  • Necessary entries in ERP on daily basis

  • Vendor bills submission to accounts department and payment follow up with accounts

  • Coordinate with CHA for Export clearance.

  • Maintain all the records of Exports documents, weighments slips, photographs of material loading into vessels as per SOP

  • Ensure the EGM are filed in a timely manner and provide the EGM data to the taxation department on quarterly basis along with FOB value for all the Shipping bills.

  • Maintaining data of  Exports with SB details and FOB values.

  • Providing the information required by CS Department/ QC for complaint Investigations.

  • Responsible for all port related actives. Unloading the materials at Ports with proper Weighment.

  • Circulating the day to day reports of stock status to CS and Logistics teams.

  • Loading  the materials  as per the blending ratios suggested by QC

  • Stacking the materials at stock yard as per grades

  • Manpower management for loading, unloading, material cleaning all port activities

  • Stock management as per mining norms

  • Supervising quality & quantity of inward and outward goods

  • liaise with surveyors for loading and discharging of material from holds

  • Ensure right quality and quantity loaded into vessel and delivered to customers

  • Drive efforts to minimize additional expenses and customer complaints.

Job Specification:


  • Master Degree in EXIM / Bachelor degree in Management / EXIM  with strong practical exposure in EXIM will also be considered.


  • 6- 10  years experience


  • Very analytical and rigorous

  • Wants to make an Impact and a positive one (on communities, colleagues)

  • Passion for finding new and innovative trends in relevant industries

  • Problem-solving skills. Time management skills.


  • Familiar Google Sheet (or at least Excel), Google slide (or at least PowerPoint)

  • Others: strategic thinking, result oriented.

  • Concern for impact, good interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of Indian customs procedure of Exports of container shipments, Bulk vessel shipment, shipping documentation, port operations and incoterms, should be able to analyze the Draft survey reports

  • Good Knowledge on handling bulk vessel and port operations.

Position Type

Full time



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