Logistics and Procurement Manager (Gauteng)

Synopsis

Our client, a leader in Diabetes Care is looking for an experienced Logistics and Procurement Manager. Only applicants that meet the minimum requirements listed below will be considered for the position.


Minimum Requirements

National Diploma in Logistics Management or related diploma (NQF 6) or Degree in Logistics Management or related (NQF 7) or Bachelor of Commerce and Honors degree would be an advantage
5 years supply chain/logistics management experience with at least 2 years senior/supervisory experience
SAP inventory management modules (advanced)
Business Orientation ( industry, products, SOPs)


Role Description

Ensure the management of the best possible inventory holding for the client into the SA, SADC and Africa expansion markets to meet the required sales forecast at all times
Provide guidance to Product Managers on all aspects of inventory management in line with sales objectives to establish the best possible inventory forecast for each 15 month rolling period
Develop and implement supply chain strategies, policies and procedures that are relevant and meet global and local requirements and are adhered to through the implementation of appropriate controls to ensure inventory holding meets required sales forecasts at all times
Develop and implement inbound logistics strategies, policies and procedures that are relevant and meet global and local requirements and are adhered to through the implementation of appropriate controls to ensure inventory holding meets required sales forecasts at all times
Set, monitor and manage inventory holding levels against agreed KPI metrics (total rand value)
Ensure all relevant inventory is procured/purchased in line with the relevant SOPs requirements and within the agreed purchasing schedule (as defined by GSC)
Ensure all import clearance documentation is prepared and sent to relevant freight forwarding/clearing agent/distributor/end customer within the prescribed timeframe prior to shipment arrival for both the domestic and Export markets covered by Management Centre South Africa
Ensure advanced shipping notification (ASN) is prepared and sent to third party logistics provider (3PL) to facilitate the receipting process
Ensure 3PL receipt inventory onto ERP system within SLA requirements
Manage relationship between clients Diabetes Care Management Centre and 3rd party logistics providers (3PLs)
Provide operational solutions to internal business partners that are aligned to business objectives, processes and requirements.
Oversee and/or generate management reports against inventory management and inbound logistics KPI metrics as and when required or as per SOP requirements
Ensure the accurate and timeous recording of data into relevant data management systems and records in accordance with relevant SOPs
Continuously drive supply chain projects that enhance business processes and improved efficiencies and ensure implementation of agreed improvements in areas of responsibility.
Oversee the Indirect Procurement function implementing best practice principles and ensuring all procurement activities are performed within policy in a controlled manner
Identify, lead and deliver Indirect Procurement cost saving projects
Continuously strive for cost and efficiency savings


City: Johannesburg, Gauteng

Salary: TBD

Duration: Permanent