Planning, Procurement & Logistics Manager - Port Elizabeth
South Africa
5d ago

Applications are invited for the above mentioned position to be based at Port Elizabeth Production Site. This person will report to the General Manager .

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to :

Effective management of stock

  • Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure optimum stock levels
  • Ensure monthly stock taking according to procedures.
  • Ensure effective management of blocked / quality stock
  • Effective buying Management

  • Ensure effective procurement of Dry goods according to production plans and forecasts
  • Ensure sourcing of best options for items not on Group Purchasing contracts (Outline agreements).
  • Manage and control through monthly variance reports
  • Maintain good supplier relationships and ensure effective reporting on supplier performance
  • Effective Production Planning Management

  • Ensure effective and accurate production planning.
  • Ensure monthly bottling forums are held where applicable
  • Interface with sales, marketing, forecasting, promotions and new launches
  • Improvement of cost-effectiveness

  • Reduce variable and fixed cost.
  • Review and improve efficiencies.
  • Reduce L & M losses.
  • Compile, manage and control budget
  • Produce cost effectively by allocating required resources effectively, minimize re-work and limit waste
  • Quality management systems

  • Ensure compliance to the QMS (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BRC, IFS, HACCP, Organic, ISO 17025, SANS 1841) where applicable
  • Ensure crew complies and adheres to all relevant policies, procedures, work instruction and SOPs at all times
  • Accept the role of HACCP team member (if required)
  • Accept the role of Environmental team member (if required)
  • Leadership behaviour

  • Lead team according to Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety and Morale.
  • Ensure sound employee relations, corrective and grievance procedures are effectively managed in department
  • Performance management is applied effectively.
  • Ensure optimal utilisation of resources in the department.
  • Ensure training and coaching in department takes place
  • Ensure culture of continuous improvement is developed and maintained at all levels
  • Health & Safety

  • Ensure compliance to OHSACT and all Distell Risk, Health and Safety procedures and statutory requirements.
  • Ensure that unsafe conditions are reported and rectified.
  • Innovation and business improvements in support of operational and segment goals

  • Achieved Business Plans
  • Support and encourage the values of the company
  • Actively involved in Problem solving
  • Managing projects and initiatives
  • Qualification

    Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, Planning / Stock Management.

    The successful candidate must have the following experience / skills :

  • Proven track record of working within a supply chain, warehouse, purchasing and planning management environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem solving abilities
  • Strong leadership capabilities and ability to manage people with diverse backgrounds.
  • Sound IR knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Proven Computer literacy in MS Office / SAP
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Application Process :

    If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto

    Reference Number : 15041 Closing Date : 20 December 2018

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