Logistics - Transportation/procurement Jobs at Honey Bee Cakes and other companies

• Picking up packages from the sender
• Delivering packages to the recipient
• Taking responsibility for high-value or confidential items
• Accepting payments for the items
• Filling out paperwork about completed deliveries
• Getting signatures from recipients upon delivery
• Answering questions and providing customer service to people who use the courier service
• Working with dispatch to get to the right locations

• Grade 12 certificate
• Valid drivers licence
• Lusaka resident
• Excellent driving skills and knowledge of local road networks
• Ability to make deliveries and collections rapidly and efficiently
• Strong interpersonal skills and customer-focused mindset
• Reliability, punctuality and precision
• Organizational and problem-solving skills
• Ability to cope well with pressure
• Physical strength and stamina

Job Title: Trades Man
Department: Maintenance
Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Position Summary:
The Trades Man will perform semi-skilled and skilled tasks including maintenance work, repairs, and construction duties; They shall further perform sub-journey level work in multiple trades including regulatory testing and preventative maintenance work and handles a variety of projects as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform semi-skilled level tasks related to maintenance, repair, and construction
work in basic trades such as carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing and heating.
• Ensure quality workmanship and timely completion of Projects.
• Construct, install, and maintain roofs, furniture, fences, cabinets, shelving and other office equipment.
• Install, repair, and maintain gas and water lines, heating and cooling equipment.
• install, adjust, and repair doors, window glass, electrical equipment, floors, ceiling tiles, door locks, access enclosures, and a variety of other apparatus.
• Paint, prepare surfaces, mix paints, and finish a variety of equipment, furniture, and structures.
• Weld parts together using gas and arc welding processes.
• Perform regulatory water testing and maintenance of swimming pools
• Check pressure gauges and mechanical equipment to assure proper functioning. maintain filters, backwash and pump equipment.
• Move, pick-up, and/or deliver furniture, equipment and other office and classroom items/materials as required.
• Identify and report items requiring maintenance, replacement, and/or repair in a timely manner.
• Follow proper protocols for purchasing materials and/or requesting advanced specialty services as needed.
• Maintain and/or prepare various records, reports, and correspondence as required.
Skills and Specifications:
• Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work effectively within a team and under minimal supervision
• Integrity, honesty and accountability in all dealings.

• Full Grade 12 certificate
• Certification in Multiple Trades (should include Electrical, plumbing and carpentry)
• 3 years relevant experience
• Numerical/ IT skills

Transport Workshop Manager

One of our International clients in the manufacturing industry is looking to hire a Transport Workshop Manager. This person will be in charge of the overall responsibility of the transport workshop functions and the liaison between transport workshop, transport operations, transport stores and procurement.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensure the workshop is safe and clean at all times.
• Carry out Recruitment, Training, and Performance Evaluation of the workshop staff in consultation with the GM Transport.
• Coordinate workshop activities for a smooth functioning.
• Diagnose technical issues, monitor work progress, manage and control expenses, implement industry standards.
• Effective leader and communicator with good time management skills and technical expertise.
• Excellent relationship management and communication skills.
• Dedicated to learning, growing, and succeeding in an organization.
• Delegate, Monitor and control workshop flow operations.
• Formulate SOPs and ensure all technicians adhere.
• Ensure that technicians are aware of procedures for using new products and equipment.
• Ensure that warranties are properly followed up, monitored, and documented.
• Forecast and order spare parts for specific jobs/special job or for stocks replenishment.
• Follow up repair orders, registering the time taken to complete each task.
• Ensure adequate maintenance of tools, equipment and other materials in the Service Area.
• Generating daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual workshop repairs and maintenance reports.
• Conduct quarterly/annual Performance Appraisal for Workshop Personnel.
• Provide advice and technical assistance to team members.
• Act as liaison between Top management and workshop staff on departmental and cooperate developments.
• Evaluate the impact of work delays, interruptions or changes in plans to develop appropriate course of actions.
• Monitor workflow to anticipate impact of delays due to team members being absent for leaves, holidays or sickness.
• Plan and adjust the workloads of department personnel to match their skills and abilities.
• Ensure strict adherence to all safe work procedures, and (HSE) adherence.
• Carry out parts and spares inventory management.
• Regularly follow up with procurement dept with regards to progress on PRs and POs.
• Manage and motivate all service staff and other personnel involved in delivering high-level quality service in order to ensure growth and expansion to achieve targets.
• Analyze current procedures and activities to identify and present opportunities for improvement of the workshop.
• Ensure all team members adhere to all company safety norms and safe work procedures.
• Any other duties and responsibilities allocated and not limited to the ones mentioned above.
• Degree or its equivalent in Automotive/Heavy Duty Engineering or related discipline from government recognized institution.
• Minimum of Fifteen (15) years relevant work experience.
• Should be a Team Leader and Team Builder.
• Should be calm and collected under pressure.
• Possess good problem-solving skills.
• Should be awareness of health, safety, and environmental practices