Position Summary : Responsible for the complete availability of material, ensuring minimal cost of transportation and facilitating the efficient movement of material and goods. Responsibilities :
Set up a controlled ordering system which will ensure timeous placement of scheduled orders to Local and Overseas Suppliers.
Regular weekly / monthly releases to suppliers verify against parts lists / suppliers and cumulative call off versus average monthly consumption.
Ensure 100% availability of goods
Ensure minimal cost of transportation
Balance material availability, inventory turns and freight
Ensure data accuracy (stocks, bill of material and planning figures)
Avoid obsolete material
Weekly excess / slow moving stock audit against agreed parameters.
Weekly audit of stock values in comparison with agreed targets.
Supplier delivery performance reports must be generated either weekly or monthly.
Ensure control system for customs documentation is maintained at all times.
Implement and maintain a control system for imported stock as per customs & excise requirements.
Co Ordinate the delivery of containers to warehouse.
Ensure that the necessary documentation is handed over to warehouse.
Assist receiving department with processing queries of supplier documents.
Assist Finance department with any queries relating to supplied parts.
Ensure SMRR documents are communicated with imported suppliers as well as processed on MFG Pro and shortfall component orders raised.
Advice UTI on parts that need to collected on an urgent basis as well as method of transport.
Maintain verification and control system with warehouses of purchased components.
Implement and maintain weekly control of ECR changes in accordance with BOS - : Run Out / Run In Control and balance out claims.
Implement & maintain control of premium freight charges in accordance with BOS and plant requirements.
Assist with regular static data audits on MFG PRO in order to maintain an up to date data base at all times.
Assist with stock counts as and when required.
Develop and implement plans for the reduction of inventory and carry cost in line with agreed objectives without compromising service levels.
Responsible for ensuring optimum inventory levels are maintained in accordance with parameters set by the Logistics Manager or Plant Manager.
Required Education and Experience :
Post Matric qualification in logistics or related field
Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role
3 years’ experience in Automotive Environment (Preferable)
Experience in Freight Transportation
Working Knowledge of Logistics policies and procedures
Knowledge of material flow (FIFO, KANBAN, JIT and JTDS) Desired Skills :
Planning and organizing skills
Advanced computer literacy
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Decision making / problem solving skills
Ability to cope with stressful situations If you want to apply for the advertised job, please contact the company at the top of the page.
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