Supply Chain Manager (Manufacturing)

Short Job Description: 

An international packaging manufacturer requires a supply chain manager to strategically manage inventory, and the supply chain team with regards to import, export and local distribution, and all warehousing activities (raw material, spares, finished goods, consumables, etc). 

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Paarden Eiland, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - in office
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Management - Manufacturing and Logistics
Other - Manufacturing and Logistics
Supply Chain Management
Required Qualification: 
Post matric relevant qualification
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office and ERP system
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Full time
Hourly rate /Project fee/ Salary: 
R 30 000 - R 40 000 pm TCTC
Job posting date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Full Job Description: 

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  • Leading and Managing the end-to-end supply chain.
  • Managing material resource planning and S&OP. 
  • Applying industry best practice to achieve and maintain the necessary governance and financial control based on company policy and procedures in all applicable aspects of the business.
  • Report on departmental deliverables and KPI benchmarking. 
  • Procure raw materials, spares, consumables, goods and services on time and in full.
  • Rendering such support services to the respective departments within the agreed timelines.
  • Responsible for supplier performance and relationship management.
  • Responsible for receipting all orders on site on time.
  • Raw materials: Responsible for warehouse inventory management. 
  • Import and Export:  Managing forwarding and freighting agents and service providers' deliverables. 
  • Despatch: Ensuring on-time delivery of goods to improve internal and external customer satisfaction based on business criteria.
  • Engineering Stores: Control of critical spares, consumables and general spares.
  • Supply Chain Staff: Lead, motivate and manage staff in the department.

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management or related Degree
  • Minimum 4 years' relevant supply chain management experience.
  • Must have excellent negotiation and networking skills. Must have good data analysing skills. Must have strong leadership skills. Ability to communicate effectively across all levels essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Must have good computer skills (ERP and Excel)
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is not too brief and that the roles and responsibilities reflect your capabilities rather than a list of tasks. You have up to 6 places of previous employment to demonstrate your worth to the client. Use all of them if possible. Write a strong motivational email reflecting why you should be considered for the role. Before the employer sees your CV, they will see your motivational email. For your own privacy of data do not include contact details in the motivational email, the client requests these from RecruitMyMom.

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