Logistics, Procurement, and Shipping
Logistics, procurement, and shipping are necessary processes for the day-to-day functioning of many businesses. Procurement processes are the responsibility of professionals such as a procurement clerk or procurement property. They are engaged in ordering raw materials and equipment in accordance with the specific needs of the company, its procedures, and pre-defined budgets. Logistics professionals such as a warehouseman, forklift, or operations manager are responsible for the inventory of equipment and goods ordered by the purchasing personnel and also for the goods produced by the company, take care of their arrangement in warehouses as well as its transportation from place to place.
The shipping field deals with the distribution of the company's products to business and private customers throughout the country and abroad. This field includes various professionals such as international forwarders, import exporters, and distribution managers. In addition, some companies have their own set of errands, and some use the services of external contractors. Since these three departments depend on each other's work, it is very important that they work in coordination and that each official performs their work to the best of their ability.
A housekeeper (also called a server or maintenance person) is a professional responsible for the general maintenance of a building that includes cleaning, maintenance, and sometimes security. Many times the head of the household does not perform these tasks himself but manages the maintenance staff and supervises their work. A homeowner can integrate into a wide variety of employment places such as schools, hospitals, office buildings, and apartment buildings.
The role of a householder requires experience in performing various maintenance work. Therefore, when hiring, priority will be given to those with a technical background and the ability to perform general work such as painting, plumbing, or electrical. The head of the household is required for responsibility, seriousness, and raising a head.
Import Export – Sales
Sales promoters in the field of import and export are engaged in locating potential customers abroad for the purpose of promoting the company's products to foreign customers. To this end, they make initial contact with parties who may be interested in the company's products, and if there is considerable interest and seriousness, negotiations are conducted until the transaction closes. The salespeople are then responsible for the process of exporting the products from the country to the customer. It is important to note that a sales promoter also deals with retaining existing customers and increasing the volume of their purchases. The service and sales processes are usually carried out with the help of digital means, i.e., by phone calls, e-mail correspondence, etc.
Working in import-export sales requires high oral and written expression skills, the ability to negotiate, and of course, excellent command of the English language (and sometimes other foreign languages as well). In addition, many employers are looking for experienced candidates working in a computerized environment
who know how to use appropriate software such as various Office software and ERP. Finally, interpersonal skills are also a significant advantage for the candidate: excellent interpersonal skills, service consciousness, and more.
Import Export – Operation
Operations workers in the field of import and export are engaged in the operation and control of international shipping processes. This position has many and varied areas of responsibility: they monitor incoming orders and check their position in the supply chain, work with internal interfaces in the company, with external suppliers and customs agents, monitor and document orders in the system, respond to customers, be responsible for invoicing, manage in front of the various state authorities and more.
Work in import and export operations requires can be conducted in front of many interfaces, working under pressure conditions and handling many tasks simultaneously. Since these are international shipments, which require the employee to deal with factors that are abroad, many employers also place special emphasis on excellent command of the English language. Since the forwarding industry is a broad field of relevant background and work experience, there may be great benefits for candidates for import and export operations.
A storekeeper is responsible for all the goods in the company's warehouses. That is, its role is to receive, arrange and store the goods received at the company's warehouses and the goods intended for shipment. He must also collaborate with various factors in the company and with external suppliers, handle delivery notes and perform inventory counts regularly. This is an important logistics role, as it allows companies to function efficiently and make deliveries quickly.
Storekeepers are needed for many commercial companies such as supermarkets, shipping companies, apparel chains, industrial plants, etc. Standard requirements are experience in warehouse management, knowledge, and experience in terminal operation, control of Office software, willingness to work physically, work ethic, and self-propelled ability. Sometimes the warehouse work also involves transporting goods from place to place using a forklift so that an appropriate license holder may be given an advantage.
A forklift is a vehicle used to transport cargo and goods, and a permit from the Ministry of Transportation is required to drive the forklift. To obtain the permit, you must take a two-day course, in which you study the theoretical and safety parts on the first day and the practical part on the second. A forklift operator is a person who is responsible for arranging goods in a warehouse using a forklift. Most often, the job includes receiving goods in the warehouse, organizing the goods, unloading and loading them, collecting products from the warehouse, and moving them to the appropriate places.
The requirements for the job are usually a forklift driver's license and a type B driver's license, a sense of order and organization, teamwork ability, and relevant previous experience. Sometimes the job combines the work of a warehouseman, so it may be an advantage for those with experience as warehousemen and those with experience in relevant software and systems for managing a warehouse, such as a terminal.
A distribution manager is responsible for the delivery system at the company where he works, i.e., for delivering the goods to customers. As part of his job, he has to ensure that the products are distributed orderly and that the goods arrive from the business to the customer quickly, efficiently, and without damage. In addition, the distribution manager must open orders in the system and ensure they are executed correctly, manage the team of goods and courier collectors, locate and train new employees, deal with unforeseen problems and work under pressure.
Standard requirements are usually an experience in distribution and logistics, type C driver's license, improvisation capabilities, head augmentation, excellent human relations, team management and leadership skills, responsibility, and a big head. Since the foreman works in a warehouse and his field of business is related to goods, an advantage may be given to the holders of a forklift license or previous experience in warehousing.
Import Export Manager
An Import-Export Manager is a person whose job is to monitor the import and export processes of goods and ensure that they are conducted as planned. The director must be in contact with the relevant state authorities, various teams abroad, suppliers of goods, customs brokers, and more. Also, an export-import manager must produce reports, make inventory records, and so on. It is important to note that some jobs may have specific requirements. For example, an import-export manager working in food companies will be required to be in constant contact with chief rabbinate officials.
The requirements are usually an experience in the field of international shipping, management capabilities, control of computer applications, experience in relevant software such as Priority and ERP, high-level oral and written English, familiarity with maritime and air freight, service consciousness, and excellent interpersonal skills.
An operations manager plans the day-to-day work of an organization to ensure that it is conducted with maximum efficiency. Its areas of responsibility may vary from company to company but usually include the management of activities in the various departments of the company: personnel, logistics, procurement, maintenance, etc. In addition, the operations manager is involved in maintaining employee safety, writing work procedures, building schedules, setting goals, and conducting ongoing control of day-to-day work to identify and handle problems and faults. An operations manager works under the authority of senior officials in the company and in cooperation with the managers of the various departments.
The requirements are usually a relevant degree in the fields of operations, management or logistics, proven experience in managing employees and team management, full command of Office software, command of English at a good level, patience, courtesy, seriousness, organization, ability to go down to details, ability to work under pressure and handle many tasks. In parallel.
International shipping workers are involved in controlling the import and export processes of shipments - entering orders in the system, tracking shipments from the moment the order is delivered to the customer, providing service and answering to private and business customers, problem-solving, working with shipping companies around the world, dealing with customs and various authorities and more. Sometimes the work is conducted under stressful conditions and involves dealing with many tasks at once, so it requires precision, order, organization, and attention to detail.
Working in international shipping companies requires various skills such as oral and written expression, service awareness, ability to work in a computerized environment and orientation in various computer software, excellent command of the English language, and more. Relevant work experience in the forwarding field is usually a significant advantage, but even people without a background in the forwarding field can be accepted for certain jobs. Some employers are looking for employees with a suitable professional certificate or even a bachelor's degree but usually do not need special education to work in international shipping.
An import-export coordinator's role is to coordinate various factors that participate in international shipping processes. He must be in contact with suppliers abroad, handle orders administratively, obtain approvals and licenses from authorities and government offices, enter data in the system, receive quotes, manage shipments and follow them until they reach the customer, deal with shipping and air freight companies, customs brokers, international forwarders And the Standards Institute.
The requirements are usually an experience in import or shipping, English at a very high level orally and in writing, ability to organize and order, down to detail and accuracy, high service consciousness, good interpersonal skills, ability to learn quickly, self-discipline, and reliability. Those with an academic degree may be given an advantage.
The job of a logistics coordinator is to coordinate between different factors in order for the supply chain to function properly and then to monitor and make sure that the packages reach their destination. In addition, the coordinator keeps in touch with customers, supports drivers in the field, if necessary, keeps track of inventories, and so on. In order to perform his job, the logistics coordinator should have planning and efficiency capabilities, a sense of responsibility, motivation, good interpersonal relationships, and previous experience in managing employees.
The requirements are usually a practical or bachelor's degree, experience in logistics, control of Office software, familiarity with ERP systems, experience in exporting and importing, service consciousness, ability to work in a team, ability to perform several tasks simultaneously, and more.
A customs broker or customs agent is a person who is authorized to represent business owners before the customs authorities and specializes in international trade. Customs broker focuses mainly on filling out forms required when importing or exporting goods. He must prepare the paperwork, collect money and determine the type of goods so that it can be tested accordingly.
The requirements are usually a customs agent license from the tax authority, professionalism, familiarity with the various customs laws, reliability, ability to get down to details, diligence, ability to work quickly and efficiently, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure, negotiation skills, ability to learn quickly, relative Excellent human and high-level English written and oral.
The job of an import-export clerk is to manage the various stages of these processes. The work is usually done in front of customs agents and shipping agents. The clerk is also responsible for import and customs clearance lists, negotiating with suppliers and corresponding with them, preparing all the necessary documents for import and export, handling import and export licenses, and tracking payments.
The position requires familiarity with the field of import and export, experience in the air and sea shipping, high-level oral and written English, mastery of the SAP system and the Priority system, administrative skills, rapid learning ability, reliability, accuracy, and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. A bachelor’s degree may be given an advantage.
A Procurement clerk is a person whose job includes setting up a database, making purchase orders, sending them and following them, making ongoing coordination with customers in the various departments, handling problems and faults, data improvement, establishing price lists and new suppliers in the system, handling ongoing administrative issues of the purchasing department. Each company's role is slightly different and may include additional aspects.
Standard requirements for this position are control of Office applications, control of the SAP system and the Priority system, English at a basic level of command, ability to learn quickly, responsibility, reliability, services, ability to work in a team, and perform several tasks simultaneously. Those with experience in procurement may be given an advantage.
Procurement is the process of purchasing products or services. In large companies, there are organized and orderly purchasing departments, while in smaller companies, the purchasing is done by the employees and not necessarily by employees who have been trained to be purchasing owners. The role of the property is to deal with suppliers, implement the procurement policy, provide procurement services to various departments in the organization, publish tenders, and more.
Standard requirements are previous experience in purchasing products from abroad and products from same country, high-level written and oral English, background in the field in which the organization specializes, negotiation skills, control of computer applications and office software, familiarity with Priority system, good human relations, head augmentation, technical understanding Basic, fast learning ability, reliability, and honesty.
Production Planning Coordinator
The Production Planning Coordinator is a representation of the customer in the factory, and his job is to translate the customer's needs into the factory language, i.e., dictate the number of materials required and so on, set delivery dates for the customer in coordination with the production department, approve orders and commit quantities to customers. Responsible for streamlining the company and improving production processes.
Job requirements are usually a degree in industrial engineering and management, employee motivation, ability to work independently and self-discipline, ability to negotiate, order and organization, analytical skills, knowledge of Office and Excel software, in particular, familiarity with the production process and supply chain and ability to work with several factors.