Planning, Procurement & Logistics Manager - Port Elizabeth
Successfactors
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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