CA Support
Wolseley, South Africa
2d ago
source : Executive Placements

Responsibilities : General


  • Manage the Supply Chain team of 2, setting KPIs and objectives in line with the company goals and strategy.
  • Training and coaching of team members.
  • Liaise with corporate departments of the Natural Foods team to optimize supply chain flows and processes.
  • Collaborate with procurement, operations and logistics teams.
  • Identify any bottleneck in the supply chain process and implement solutions as well as improvements in a timely manner.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with vendors.
  • Ensure supply chain processes meet legal requirements and standards.
  • Manage supply chain processes to ensure maximum availability, whilst minimizing stockholding across raw materials and packing.
  • Determining impact of major change projects on the local supply chain from an operational and systems perspective.
  • Ensure timely and correct input of new data into systems such as SAP MM, AP Modules, SAP Plant Maintenance etc.
  • Any projects or tasks as requested by your Manager.
  • Procurement, logistics & finance

  • Develop plans for the purchase of goods, monitor tasks pertaining to supply issues on behalf of the company, and oversee the implementation of new technologies for inventory management.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to get the best quality materials at a fair price.
  • Oversee sourcing of imported and local raw materials and ingredients as per product specification.
  • Migration of packaging material from international to local suppliers.
  • Interaction with corporate quality and R&D team on technical specifications of raw materials, ingredients and packaging material.
  • Manage and monitor SAP integration of new business units.
  • Collaborate with logistics teams regarding shipments (ETA / ETD) and follow up on documentation.
  • Inputs into annual budget process.
  • Identify, manage and implement innovation projects across the business units.
  • Project specific

  • Deliver projects that reduce cost and stockholdings.
  • Compile overall project plan.
  • Source quotes and submit for approval.
  • Progress report against project plan and budget.
  • Submission of weekly project payments for approval.
  • Skills :

  • Excellent professional work standard.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and prioritize.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on companys success.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Excellent communication skills on all levels.
  • Bilingual.
  • Detailed knowledge of project management.
  • Advanced mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Meeting deadlines.
  • Qualifications :

  • Degree in supply chain management augmented by at least five years appropriate experience in the field.
  • Hands on experience with supply chain management software (such as SAP MM, AP Modules, SAP Plant Maintenance, etc.)
  • BA in Supply Chain Management, Finance, or similar relevant field.

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