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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 5th 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: Kempton Park

Job Posting Title: Senior Logistics Engineer, Road Logistics

Time Type: Full Time


Responsible for designing, planning and implementing logistics solutions, whilst managing stakeholder (internal & external) expectations throughout the solution design and implementation phase. This role directly supports company objectives and contributes to identifying, analyzing & developing value-adding and robust solutions for current & prospective customers. Monthly Client Profitability Analysis, ABC Costing Model development and Maintences

TMS Master Data validation and Maintence. Successful collaboration with Operations team & other internal stakeholders is critical.

Job-related Requirements

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain and Logistics or Related Industry.

  • Supply Chain Optimization and Planning (Benefit)
  • Unendorsed license & own transport;
  • Ability to travel around Gauteng, South Africa
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills & able to work in a collaborative & team-based environment;
  • Aptitude to multi-task & employ effective problem solving abilities;
  • Detail Orientated and Analytical
  • Industrial Engineering experience: > 4 years (Logistics Industry Advantage)
  • SIGMA experience: > 2 years in any Industry
  • Leadership / management Experience: Performance manage Team, Goal Setting, etc. (Benefit)
  • Detail oriented, high work rate & quality of work;
  • TMS Systems Skills and experience: > 1 years (Advantage)

Tertiary Qualification(s)

  • B-Eng Industrial Engineering Degree

Computer Skills Required

  • MS Excel (Advance)
  • SQL Advanced
  • PYTHON (Advantage)
  • TMS and or WMS (Advantage)


  • General business acumen and sound knowledge of procurement principles, engineering economics and fundamental accounting principles.
  • Application Engineering (TMS System)
  • ABC Costing Essential
  • Supply Chain and Network Optimization and Planning
  • Applied negotiation skills
  • Applied risk management skills
  • Supply Chain Management accreditation such as CSCP, SCOR-P (Advantage)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Engineered Solutions: Identify, analyse & develop value-adding solutions for current & prospective clients;
  • Sales Support: Assist with ‘technical selling’ to clients and with the development & documenting of proposals, response to tenders, RFQs & RFPs;
  • Revenue Protection: Ensure Revenue Protection is maintained, improved and Improved for DSV Road Logistics.
  • Client Profitability: ABC Costing analysis and Client Profitability models
  • Analysis and recommendations: 1) Data (analysis, comparison, sense checking), 2) Processes (supporting business objectives, complete, accurate, relevant, error proofed, common exceptions covered, measurable),
  • Business cases / feasibility studies: Develop as required depending on financial investment required and risk profile. Tools and aspects to consider include ROI calculations, quantified value, opportunity for productivity improvements and future growth / revenue potential
  • Group Facilitation: Leading & influencing a diverse group through planning and/or problem solving activities as required, including Advance Quality Planning (AQP) sessions;
  • Travel: Reasonable local travel requirement to use knowledge, skills and experience in support of relevant DSV business objectives

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.

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