Determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans;
Preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost;
Planning and implementing policies and legislation;
Ensuring the efficient use of resources and the fulfilment of production quotas;
Operating recording systems to track all movements of goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times;
Planning and directing daily operations;
Controlling expenditure and making budgetary estimates;
Overseeing the application of work safety and related procedures;
Overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff;
Negotiating with suppliers, customers and other organisations;
Coordinating and controlling the order cycle and associated information systems;
Analysing data to monitor performance and plan improvements;
Developing business by securing new contracts, analysing logistical problems and finding solutions;
Performing related tasks; and
Managing, planning, scheduling and monitoring the tasks of other workers.
What are the skills required?
Skills, knowledege and abilities that are essential to carry out a task with determined results. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.
Planning (also called forethought) is the process of thinking about and organizing the activities required to achieve a desired goal.
Able to speak English
The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in.
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.
Purchasing refers to a business or organization attempting to acquire goods or services to accomplish the goals of its enterprise.
Perform operations carried out in warehouses such as packing, carrying, stacking goods, sorting, loading and unloading freight from vans, trucks, wagons, ships or aircrafts.
Able to speak Mandarin
Inventory managementis a discipline primarily about specifying the shape and placement of stocked goods.
Able to speak Bahasa Malaysia
Supply Chain Management
In commerce, supply chain management (SCM), the management of the flow of goods and services, involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process inventory, and of finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.
A warehouse management system (WMS) is a software application, designed to support warehouse or distribution center management and staff.
Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems.
Forecasting is the process of making predictions of the future based on past and present data and most commonly by analysis of trends.
In psychology, decision-making is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities.
Team management is the ability of an individual or an organization to administer and coordinate a group of individuals to perform a task.
The termsupply managementdescribes the methods and processes of modern corporate or institutionalbuying. This may be for the purchasing of supplies for internal use referred to as indirect goods and services, purchasing raw materials for the consumption during themanufacturingprocess, or for the purchasing of goods forinventoryto be resold asproductsin thedistributionandretailprocess.
Cash management refers to a broad area of finance involving the collection, handling, and usage of cash.
Overseeing the movement of goods from supplier or manufacturer to point of sale. Distribution management is an overarching term that refers to numerous activities and processes such as packaging, inventory, warehousing, supply chain and logistics.
Financial management refers to the efficient and effective management of money (funds) in such a manner as to accomplish the objectives of the organization.
Logistics Operations Management
Managing transporting goods to customers and for receiving returns, execute and follow up the logistics processes and guidelines.
Market research (also in some contexts known as Industrial Research) is any organized effort to gather information about target markets or customers.
Definition of operations analysis: the systematic examination of a tactic or other military procedure usually by mathematical and statistical methods to determine its efficiency and to devise or indicate possible improvements
Strategic management is the formulation and implementation of the major goals and initiatives taken by a company's top management on behalf of owners, based on consideration of resources and an assessment of the internal and external environments in which the organization competes.
Field of Study Required
Field of study consists of a broad area of academic and skills qualifications that come under a similar branch of subject knowledge. In addition, courses offered under each field of study require similar academic entry requirements.
Management and administration
Management and administration is the study of planning, directing and operating the functions and activities of organisations and instituions. Programmes in management covering administration, economics, finance etc. are included in this field if emphasis is given to management and administration.
Wholesale and retail sales is the study of buying and selling goods and services, including stock management, pricing practice, loss prevention, sale systems and procedures. It includes the study of the workings and current trends of the wholesale and retail industries. Selling of buildings and properties is also included.
Motor vehicles, ships and aircraft is the study of designing, developing, producing, maintaining, diagnosing faults in, repairing and servicing motor vehicles, including earth moving equipment and agriculture machines. Typical is the combining of studies in both metal structures and motors.