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DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 


Location: Germiston
Job Posting Title: Logistics Engineer
Time Type: Full Time


Minimum Requirements

Grade 12

Bachelors in Industrial Engineering or similar qualification Essential

Advanced Excel

Autocad Microsoft

Visio and Project Power BI Beneficial

Minitab Skills Beneficial


Job Related Requirements

Minimum 2 - 6 years experience; Unendorsed license and own transport; Ability to travel around in SA as well as globally if required Must have general experience in the logistics industry Must have experience in Lean / CIP methodology Introduction to Change Management

• Industrial Engineering Experience in logistics environment: > 1 years;

• Advanced Excel and Intermediate Autocad skills: > 1 years experience; • Detail oriented;

• High work rate and quality of work

• Must have experience across multiblade logistic activities / verticals

• Ability to learn new software applications

• Ability to train staff on new processes and software from White collar to Blue collar


Added Advantages for the role

• Warehouse Design and Costing

• Pricing and Solutions RFQ’s

• Good people skills required;

• WMS / ERP Systems skill and experience: > 1 year;

• Customer relationship management experience: > 1 years;

• Highly adaptable to change

• Sound knowledge of engineering economics and fundamental accounting principles

• Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt

• Data Cleaning & Analytics

• Experience in job clocking and resource planning


Main purpose of the role

Initiating and implementing continuous improvement projects of multiple operations. Driving change management and training to stabilize project and ensuring adoption. Creating business cases for automation and mechanization projects. Implementing and stabilizing automation and mechanization projects. Apply principles of Lean, with the required data analysis to identify synergies and cost savings in multiclient facilities. Ensure Sigma best practices are considered and implemented from the start with new client implementation.


Duties and Responsibilities

• Evaluate and analyse data, processes and material flow related to existing operations in order to identify improvement opportunities. • Implement initiatives and monitor quantitative benefits of changes. • Develop business cases for financial investments where required, including ROI calculations, quantified value, productivity improvements, etc. • Documenting, monitoring and communicating project timelines, milestones and objectives. • Follow disciplined change management process to ensure that implemented changes that are sustainable. • Problem solving facilitation and training where required. • Working closely with Project & Implementation, Solutions & Pricing & Applications Engineering teams to ensure standardization of best practices in DSV. • Training on Lean, Six Sigma & Change Management. • Coaching of staff on Job clocking and Resource Planning . • Monitor and report on Job clocking and Resource Planning over multiple operations. • Implement automation and mechanization initiatives. • Support major changes (tactical) within the warehouse with regards to processes, MHE, WMS, automation and mechanization. Must have advanced Office 365 skills – essential.

Must be able to work under pressure. Must be very organized, deadline driven with the ability to apply attention to detail. Must be adaptable to change. Must be culturally sensitive and able to work on various levels with different cultures and languages.


Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


Job area:  Logistics

Logistics Engineer


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