Abantu Staffing Solutions
East London, Eastern Cape, ZA
11h ago

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates who meet the following job specifications.

  • Support all QAD System Processes and Queries in all departments.
  • Managing QAD Improvement Projects
  • Support new Engineering Launches and train new QAD Specialist.
  • Provide support to overall Logistics department & Operations.
  • Manage the Wall-to-Wall Inventory count and analysis.
  • Prepare Production & Inventory Forecasts
  • Assist with Crisis Management and Root Cause Analysis throughout the plant.
  • Managing the overall Supply Chain.
  • Drive Inventory Reduction actions.
  • Ensure raw material availability to support production.
  • On time delivery to the customer
  • Weekly Production plan and long-term plan and monitor schedule attainment.
  • Minimize Premium freight
  • Ensure timely receipt of all sample parts to support launch.
  • Manage timely run-in run out with minimal obsolescence.
  • Implement Cost Savings opportunities
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Support ERP System QAD in all areas, Logistics, Finance, Engineering & Production
  • Ensure QAD availability where possible.
  • Responsible for QAD ERP system and sub-modules and in terms of system use also supervises all users through controlling and reinforcing a proper and correct use.
  • Liaises with central support IT Department in all system related issues, queries, development & malfunctions.
  • Monitor EDI communication (Customer ASN, Supplier Schedules, etc.)
  • Implement system improvements / changes either initiated by plant or by central IT team.
  • Manage cross functional team workshops to identify and implement project improvements processes best suited for the business.
  • Responsible to prepare Technical & Business Specifications of modification to the system and perform the necessary testing and implementation.
  • Support plant activities at all levels to achieve targets, e.g., inventory levels, minimal shortages / obsolescence, production output monitoring.
  • Export and prepare summarized information for Management.
  • Prepare and load data files to ease the workload in various areas.
  • Responsible for Kanban setup, processes, and calculations (Circuit / Splices & Components)
  • Aid with Shipments, BOM integrations / analysis and breakdowns, Raw Material shortage investigations, Inventory analysis.
  • Run In / Run Out coordination within the Kanban process, Label Design & implementation, Financial Cost Simulations & Interfaces
  • Requirements :

  • Minimum tertiary qualification technical diploma and / or specific training on supply chain management / Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in automotive industry in supply chain management / IT positions.
  • Candidate must have experience in plant logistics.
  • Must possess excellent communications skills have and the ability to work effectively with all other functional groups throughout the organization.
  • The person will need good project management skills.
  • MS Project, MS Office, QAD
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