Senior Supply Chain Manager

Reference: 6062 CDS
Consultant: Carina de Swardt

Job Description:

  • General
    • Liaise with corporate departments 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.
    • Determine key supply chain KPI’s for your team members.
    • Training and couching of team members.
    • Build and maintain good relationships with vendors.
    • Ensure supply chain processes meet legal requirements and standards
    • 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.


  • Honours 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.)

How to Apply:

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