Supply Chain Manager

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Location Kempton Park, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category Logistics & Transportation Jobs
Job Type Full-time



Summary of responsibilities:
•Responsible for overseeing and managing the company's overall supply chain and logistics strategy and operations in order to maximize productivity.
•Develop a solid and trusting relationship between major clients, suppliers, and the company.
•Enable the procurement, warehouse, and logistics teams to solve day to day operational issues and reach short and long-term performance goals.
•Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
•Ensure productivity, quality and customer service standards are met by reviewing and preparing workflow, space requirements, equipment layout, manning and action plans.
•Align procurement, warehouse, and logistics operations with business objectives
•Ensure targets are being met
•Anticipating logistical changes and evaluate the required improvements.
•Managing communications between suppliers and internal teams.
•Monitor the daily selection of stock items for cycle counts.
•Strategic planning to improve the supply chain.
•Coordinates all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of necessary materials and supplies needed to meet the changing levels of product demand.
•Collaborate with the finance department to determine best practices for freight consolidation.

Job Requirements:
•Relevant diploma or equivalent.
•At least 10 years’ previous work experience in Supply Chain.
•Experience in the cleaning industry will be an advantage.
•Experience in the implementation of procurement systems.
•Experience with CRM software and the Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on superior Excel and Powerpoint skills.
•Must have a valid driver's license and own reliable vehicle.

•High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
•Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
•Goal-oriented, organized team player.
•Self-motivated and self-directed.
•Excellent interpersonal relationship skills.
•Strong negotiation skills.
•Ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines.
•Ability to solve problems efficiently and to be pro-active in identifying potential problems.
•Must be comfortable with the Ecowize culture and values; Respect, Honesty and Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Open Communication, and Service Excellence.

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