Logistics Specialist Intern


Logistics Specialist Intern

Port-Gentil – Gabon

                                                                                             Logistics Specialist Intern

                                                                                      Planning and Supply Chain | Logistics




The Logistics Specialist intern is responsible to manage and coordinate the domestic or international movement of assets, products, and materials upon the request of the Business Line. They optimize equipment utilization, select the most cost-effective routings and MoTs and plan / book these shipments with approved carriers and 3PLs, comply with the selection of preferred contracted carriers or internal fleet, and secure delivery as per the established service level.




These responsibilities are activities that correspond to the metro stops and key processes.

  • Plan Shipment
  • Monitor Freight
  • Mobilize Product and Material
  • Manage Outbound Deliveries
  • Create Intercompany Sales Order
  • Invoice Intercompany Customer
  • Process Intercompany Credit / Debit



Additional Responsibilities

  • Be the departments logistics focal point for their logistics movements.
  • Validate transport requests and required delivery dates for a defined geographic region or lane(s) to achieve on-time delivery.
  • Prepare equipment load plans per planning standard operating procedures to maximize rental and call-out equipment utilization.
  • Leverage planning and use rate checker tools to achieve competitive costs by applying preferred contracted rates.
  • Plan effective shipment/truck routings, leverage consolidation/cargo optimization, and maximize backload opportunities to drive down costs where possible.
  • Monitor shipment execution, track shipment movements and manage deviations with our logistics suppliers while keep internal stakeholders updated.
  • Manage weekly fixed schedules and regional milk runs.
  • Issue work orders before each move with associated cost approvals.
  • Identify logistics network improvement projects or opportunities.
  • Ensure full compliance of transports with the international transport regulations.
  • Monitor cargo moves status and performances and investigates deviations.
  • Implement proactive and corrective measures combined with appropriate communication when early warning signs of deviation are detected.
  • Assess carrier performance with respect to on-time delivery and on-time pickup.
  • Manage international or domestic logistics movements ensuring compliance with Schlumberger policies and processes as well as local regulations including but not limited to finance, personnel, Logistics guidelines and QHSE.
  • Ensure proper storage of electronic documents in the system.
  • Act as the interface with the Import/Export Teams and assure smooth communication flow between parties.
  • Participate in the performance analysis meeting.
  • Monitor and capture logistics milestone data in the business system.
  • Report any deviation in the system and follow up on action plan to ensure continuous improvement on service quality.
  • Obtain the necessary freight cost approval from the Business line representatives and shortlist offers from Freight Forwarders in the bidding system.





  • Candidate must be of Gabonese nationality.
  • Fresh graduates with bachelor’s degree in supply chain or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in the energy industry is a plus.
  • Candidate able to communicate in English.
  • Must have a flexible work schedule.
  • Candidate is willing to work in Port Gentil.




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