Inbound Transport Manager - Heineken

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.

Inbound Transport Manager - Heineken

A Must Read Article: 10 checks to identify fraudulent or scam job offers

Free Tuition Scholarships to Study in UK, US etc.

Click here to join us on Telegram

1. Patiently scroll down and read the job description below.

2. Scroll down and find how to apply or mode of application for this job after the job description.

3. Carefully follow the instructions on how to apply.

4. Always apply for a job by attaching CV with a Cover Letter / Application Letter.

The Inbound Transport Manager is responsible for the development and execution of strategic inbound transport plans and dynamic load planning using company assets and third-party transporters. This position is a support function that works closely with Production Scheduling, Procurement, Production, Suppliers, and Transporters.

The position will include direct responsibility for all planning and execution of inbound bulk transport plans and intercompany finished goods shipments from Production sites to Heineken Beverages national Mega DC’s. The success of the position will be measured on safety, service; savings and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities

Safety and Sustainability

  • Ensure that a safety and sustainability culture is entrenched with transport teams and all incidents, accidents and near misses are reported, investigation and corrective actions implemented and monitored. Sustainability programs are implemented and tracked to ensure targets are achieved.



Operational Results

  • Drive and manage inbound planning teams to deliver on targets
  • Analyse and evaluate teams performance against inbound planning metrics and provide recommendations and insights to management team and planning teams to improve on the 4 S’s
  • Manage planning team load plans to achieve optimal productivity and within the required SLAs agreed with Production
  • Manage the reporting and admin processes to enable the achievement of all operational, financial and customer service targets
  • Manage the national operational, financial and customer service performance of the Inbound Transport Planning Department
  • Input to carrier contract negotiations and compliance

Customer & Relationship Results

  • Build effective relationships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Professional communication, behaviour and actions result in a high level of credibility, trust and respect with internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage the inbound loads and coordinate with production facilities for accurate arrival times

Innovation & Improvement Results

  • Drive continuous improvement and implement business improvement initiatives
  • Share and implement new ideas regarding distribution planning and improving effectiveness of planning systems and processes

Inbound Transportation

  • Ensure compliance to Heineken Rules, Logistics Standards, Procedures, local legislation applicable to transport operations
  • TMS functional super-user capable of managing systems set-up, training and effective use
  • Manage the inbound loads and coordinate with production facilities for accurate arrival times
  • Coach Teams in monitoring and improving the transport process execution. Mobilize additional resources when needed.
  • Ensure service levels are met to deliver Case Fill Rate (CFR) focusing on the On Time component.
  • Ensure service levels are met to achieve truck utilization and payload targets.



Logistics Service Provider (LSP) Management

  • Manage the LSP relation and performance according to the LSP management approach in line with our strategy and standards. Collaborate with LSP’s and other stakeholders to identify and roll-out joint-improvement initiatives to improve performance

TPM and Continuous Improvement

  • Link to the Transport Pillar, its strategy and control systems, and manage support the Pillar Team, resources and improvement team planning according to TPM methodology.

Management Information Reporting

  • Prepares, explains, and follows up on management reports, in line with global reporting standards and/or local requirements.


  • To motivate, support and develop subordinates to function as a high performing team
  • To lead and manage change, in support of corporate, divisional and team goals.
  • To clearly communicate and implement plans, initiatives and KPI’s.
  • To develop a culture of excellence

Lead effective internal and external relationships

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to interact at all levels.
  • Develop sound business relations with Suppliers and Service Providers.
  • Promote synergy in internal operations across End 2 End Supply Chain function, through establishment of sound routine and social practice.

Job Requirements


  • Degree in Logistics or similar




  • Minimum of 7- 10 years’ experience in an FMCG and bulk transport environment
  • Routing and Scheduling system, vehicle tracking and telematics experience advantageous
  • Working Knowledge of SAP and advanced MS Office experience advantageous

HEINEKEN Behaviours

Demonstrates HEINKEN Behaviours aligned to role expectations:


  • Play to win & celebrate success
  • Deliver the goods
  • Shape
  • Think consumer first
  • Make courageous moves Connect
  • Champion a culture of belonging
  • Learn, share & reapply
  • Develop
  • Have real conversations
« Go back to the jobs list




Before you look at how to apply for the job, take a look at the recommended career resources and guides we have for you. It is always good to prepare yourself for your dream job. Carefully read the articles and proceed to apply.

How to Apply

Click here to apply >>

JobSearch South Africa Job Widget

Display job vacancies in South Africa on your website or blog for FREE!!

Get Started !!


  • Do not pay any fee to any Recruiter.
  • The Recruiter may amend, delete or expire jobs at any time without notification.
  • The Recruiter reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
  • An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.


JobSearch South Africa is your most reliable website for latest jobs in South Africa today. If you are interested in getting genuine and reviewed job vacancies in South Africa from the best companies, then you are in the right place. Browse For DPSA vacancies, Government jobs & More. You can find LinkedIn jobs and Indeed jobs, here


Job search is not an easy journey especially for job vacancies in South Africa. That is why we have engaged experts to write seasoned articles to guide your job search in South Africa. We cover interviews, cover letters, CVs, aptitude tests, workplace life, entrepreneurship, personal finance and more. Check out our career articles page today!