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Manager, Logistics (Trains, P&D)


Job Purpose

The Logistics Manager (Trains, Plans & Development, Supply Chain Management) is responsible for managing the logistics operations of the company which includes warehousing and distribution operations. He/ She is also responsible for managing logistics business resources, including finance, manpower, internal assets, and external vendors.

As part of the continuous improvement process, he/ she is required to review logistics policies, standards, and procedures, manages the processes of logistics solution business development, analysing, designing and implementing end-to-end logistics solutions, in accordance to Supply Chain Management business and customers’ needs. 

Analytical and logical, he is required to manage resources and obtain buy-in from internal and external stakeholders. He is also expected to lead a department and make business decisions independently.


1.    Drive Warehouse Operations 

  • Review warehouse planning methods, warehouse storage and layout plans
  • Review warehouse storage, layout and material handling equipment (MHE) plans
  • Determine warehouse storage system strategy using knowledge of changes in conditions, operations and the environment and its impact to outcomes
  • Review warehouse operations through application of supply chain and business management principles
  • Develop warehouse operations performance goals using quality management knowledge
  • Review warehouse strategy for alignment across different functions
  • Organise planning of resources within business activities
  • Manage the performance level and ensure serviceability of warehouse equipment and storage systems

2.    Drive Distribution Operations

  • Review effectiveness of risk management plans and resources for transport / freight forwarding / reverse logistics execution
  • Identify strategic priorities of each specific distribution link in development of plans
  • Anticipate emerging distribution operations parameters to determine future resource requirements
  • Communicate key messages resulting from distribution operations data analysis to key stakeholders
  • Communicate importance of achieving distribution operation timeframe outcomes with efficient use of resources
  • Formulate vehicle fleet management strategies across different plans
  • Manage performance of logistics partners (vendors, carriers, freight-forwarders and port authorities) to ensure compliance and alignment with customer requirements and contractual obligations

3.    Drive Logistics Solutioning

  • Manage logistics operating procedures
  • Develop solutions to address gaps and weaknesses in supply chain operations
  • Improve supply chain programme management plans
  • Lead development plans to implement innovative logistics solutions
  • Plan delivery of logistics services that meet stakeholders’ requirements
  • Evaluate risk factors that impact efficiency
  • Evaluate operational policies, standards, and procedures

4.    Drive Safety and Health Operations

  • Drive WSH activities to ensure department's compliance to requirements
  • Lead WSH solutioning discussions around suggestions to improve existing processes
  • Manage safety and health risk assessment
  • Lead proactive changes based on WSH risk assessment reports to determine hazards
  • Influence behavioural changes to resolve areas of non-conformance to WSH standards

5.    Drive Business Continuous Improvement 

  • Review business processes improvement solutions to determine effectiveness
  • Formulate mitigating actions or contingency plans for risks associated with process changes
  • Motivate colleagues at organisational level to develop innovative solutions for driving change
  • Manage business requirements throughout project lifecycle
  • Manage the implementation of environmental protection policies and procedures
  • Enforce corporate social responsibility policies for warehouse operations
  • Build a culture of business process improvements that extend beyond project lifecycle

6.    Any other duties and or projects that may be assigned by Director/ Deputy Director Logistics. 

Qualifications & Work Experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related fields preferred; or equivalent combination of work experience. 
  • Experience in managing team preferred


•    Warehouse Inventory Control / Audit (Advance)
•    Warehouse Space Utilization (Advance)
•    Transportation Route & Schedule Planning (Advance)
•    Material Management (Planning, Sourcing, Use, Disposal)
•    Logistics Performance Measurement (Advance)
•    Resource Management (Advance)
•    Material Flow Modelling (Advance)
•    Logistics Solution Product/Project Management (Advance)
•    Communication (Advance)
•    Change Management (Advance) 
•    Stakeholder Management (Advance)
•    Leadership (Advance)
•    Financial Management (Advance)

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) is a public transport services provider. Our primary business is to manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, the East-West Line, the Circle Line, the new Thomson East-Coast Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. This is complemented by our bus, taxi and private hire vehicle services. 

An exciting and rewarding career is waiting for you at SMRT. Join us and embark on a journey that matters. You Matter – we take care of you and your well-being. Your Work Matters – your ideas and contributions work towards building the future of our transport system and create positive impacts to the community. Your Development Matters – we offer diverse careers and learning opportunities for our people to grow you to the fullest of your potential.

Come onboard the SMRT journey today.

Moving People, Enhancing Lives

Core Values
Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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