Planning And Raw Materials Logistics Lead

Minimum requirements for the role:A BComm Supply Chain or BTech degree or relevant tertiary qualification in the Chemical Process Planning Environment or Industrial Engineering is essential for this role.Previous experience having worked within a production planning role or related role in a chemical environment is essential.Previous experience working on SAP or a related ERP system is preferred, a SAP Superuser would be advantageous.Computer literacy is essential with good working knowledge of Microsoft packages.Must have strong communication skills.Stochastic/lP modeling would be an advantage.The successful candidate will be responsible for:Planning and purchasing of all raw materials and packagingForecasting, timeous reordering and executing replenishment strategies.Managing shipping and forwarding activities as well as managing and reviewing monthly re-order requirements for raw materials.Maintaining agreed standards of stock in country vs managing working capital.Managing supply demand balances regarding final product planning.Planning to meet inventory set targets from S&OP based on performance of production and sales.Coordinating sales and demand planning meetings and managing agreed action points.Agreeing and confirming monthly sales allocation within S&OP.Liaising with Inventory Coordinator regarding estimated warehouse inventory levels.Closely monitoring and managing feed stock for manufacturing facilities.Managing shipping, and landside transport between Suppliers and the Company.Maintaining the schedule of actual raw materials off-take against allotment.Controlling and monitoring raw materials from loading to off-loading at the Company.Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.
Durban, ZN, ZA