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)
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
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