Logistics Assistant, Customer Service Representative, Distributor Development Manager, MMPC Segment Specialist and Training Manager Jobs at SKF Kenya

On Friday, September 28th, 2012
SKF is the world leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. 
 
In addition, we are one of the leading players in Seals, Mechatronics, Lubrication systems and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. 
 
The inherent skills and competence of our approximately 40,000 employees help us to fulfill our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable and innovative customer solutions. 
 
SKF is a truly global company with presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide.  
 
SKF Kenya seeks to fill the following Vacancies.

Logistics Assistant

The position assists the Logistics Manager in defining, maintaining and coordinating an efficient warehousing system for material storage, incoming and outgoing goods from warehouse, ensuring regular flows and minimizing costs and lead times.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Prepare stock replenishment orders and enter into stock system on a regular basis.
  • Liaise with suppliers and customer service team on status of orders.
  • Liaise with clearing agents & inspection agencies on import documentation.
  • Assist in the handling of custom clearance issues and handle documentation.
The applicant should be self motivated and have good IT & people skills, experience in Information Systems, Supply Chain Logistics, working with customs and possesses a minimum of a Diploma in IT from a recognized institution.  
 
Email: [email protected]

Customer Service Representative

The position supports Customer Account Managers, as part of the sales team, in reaching their shareholder targets on all SKF platforms (mainly on bearings, and service), being proactive in enquiries, quotations and in pricing processes while acting and leading continuous improvement on existing and new processes. 

 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Maintain, develop customer relationships and develop opportunities on all SKF platforms on CRM
  • Part of customer account team shareholders targets and contribute to marketing campaigns
  • Knowledge of complete SKF portfolio
  • Manage the order handling process, leads, opportunities and enquiries follow-up
  • Monitor customer accounts payable.
The applicant should be knowledgeable on value selling have experience in sales, customer relationship and possesses a minimum of a Diploma in IT/Sales/Marketing/Business or equivalent from a recognized institution. 
 
Email [email protected]

Distributor Development Manager

The position seeks to grow the distributor business profitably through expanding the geographical and industry presence, increase SKF brand awareness, developing operational excellence and value added capabilities within the SKF Distribution network in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola & Eritrea.

 
Key responsibilities include.
  • Drives and implements quality improvement initiatives to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Establishes and implements distributor policies to guide distributors to align their business strategies with SKF.
  • Expands the SKF product assortment in our distribution network to continuously grow profit together with our distributors.
  • Participates in annual sales budgeting.
  • Is responsible to meet sales target VOY.
  • Prepares monthly reports
The applicant should be well spoken, exude professionalism, have experience in sales and customer relationship and posses a minimum of a Diploma in mechanical engineering or business administration or equivalent. 
 
The applicant should be able to travel frequently. 
 
Email [email protected]

MMPC Segment Specialist

The position seeks to develop the business and support the growth plan of the Mining Mineral Processing & Cement industry segment in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola & Eritrea in conjunction with the management, sales and key account team. 

 
Key responsibilities include.
  • Complete knowledge of the MMPC market segment and plan the segment’s sales strategy and targets.
  • Develop enquiries for SKF products in this segment by analyzing needs and forward to relevant departments
  • Performs joint customer visits together with the SKF team and distributors.
  • Plans and executes product launches, marketing communication and promotion of offers to customers
  • Participates in annual sales budgeting. Is responsible to meet sales target YOY. Prepares monthly reports
The applicant should have 5 years minimum experience in a busy maintenance environment within the Cement or Mining sector. 
 
The applicant should be able to travel frequently. 
 
The applicant should posses a Degree in mechanical engineering.
 
Email: [email protected]

Training Manager

The position seeks to grow the critical Customer Training business profitably through expanding geographical and industry presence in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola & Eritrea by increasing SKF brand awareness & developing operational excellence and value added capabilities. 

 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Training opportunity generation in all segments & supporting Account Managers to achieve shareholder targets
  • Accountable for the coordination and quality of SKF trainings and liaise with NITA on training regulations
  • Working to total quality management principles, ensuring zero defect objectives and customer satisfaction
  • Is accountable for actively developing him/herself and contributing to team efforts
  • Participates in annual sales budgeting. 
  • Is responsible to meet sales target YOY. 
  • Prepares monthly reports
The applicant should be presentable, well spoken, self driven and possesses a Degree in engineering or equivalent. 
 
The applicant should be able to travel frequently. 
 
Email: [email protected]

Application Procedure

For all job postings, applicants should send an email with the application letter contained within the body text of the email.
 

Attached should be a 1-3 page (pdf) resume highlighting biography, education, experience and current remuneration. 
 
Do not attach any supporting documents such as certificates. 
 
Candidates who will not have received communication by 26th October 2012 should consider the application unsuccessful. 
 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

All applications to be addressed to
The Managing Director
SKF Kenya Limited
Nairobi

 
Deadline: On or before 14th October 2012.
 
Website: www.skf.com
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