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Date Added: Tue 12/01/2021

Senior Logistics/Supply Chain Manager

Midrand, South Africa
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: 800000 - 950000 / annually

Senior Manager Logistics

The position will be based in Midrand.


  • Responsible for the management of support staff in the Warehouse, Receiving and Procurement departments;
  • Ensure the highest level of client service is rendered both internally and externally;
  • Measure and Manage each discipline within the division to ensure operational excellence and operational efficiency is realized and achieved;
  • Ensure SOP`s are updated and practiced for all Logistics and Stock Management functions across the company;
  • Standardize work processes and ensure these are implemented
  • Drive system improvements and effective implementation, in particular, Microsoft AX, to ensure continuous improvement and efficiency derivation;
  • Ensure that the Warehouse and Receiving operation is running in line with KPI and KPA targets;
  • Stock Variances at all internal locations are to be eliminated through the adoption of PDCA initiatives (Plan, Do, Check, Action), cycle counting as well as monthly formal stock counts;
  • Ensure process in place to manage and measure that stock is picked, packed and despatched accurately and in accordance to what was ordered;
  • Ensure no stock shortages and manage supply chain accordingly to achieve this outcome;
  • Ensure that the stock holding cover is in line with company policy and in line with strategy;
  • Ensure accurate and methodical forecasting of stock including the management of refurbished stock;
  • Manage supplier database and ensure that best pricing is achieved;
  • Manage the Reverse Logistics functions including the verification of serial numbers of returned stock against the clients internal stock management system to be able to decide on correct transaction (the reason for return);
  • Ensure the timeous and accurate transfer stock in Navision and AX systems for all variations of “Dealer Codes” making use of consignment stock;
  • Accountable for the transfer all stock transactions (with the supporting information) within agreed timelines for invoicing;
  • Perform physical stock counts including stock investigations at consignment locations monthly on request;
  • Manage the consignment stock requests through the clients logistics system within agreed timelines;
  • Manage the export processes of Mix stock to agreed timelines as well as ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the required export documentation
  • Oversee the ISO process for Logistics;
  • Manage and ensure SOX compliance;
  • Ensure that sound procurement practises are in place that derives best benefit for the company;
  • Ensure the correction and mitigation of any audit related findings as it relates to the Logistics portfolio;
  • Ensure that all Divisional KPI and dashboard reporting is completed to Executive level;
  • Adhoc reporting and Management solutions as required from time to time; and
  • Staff development.

Must have requirements include:

  • Matric;
  • An appropriate degree in Business and/or Supply Chain;
  • Have a valid driver's license and own transport;
  • Have at least 3 - 4 years' Senior Management experience in a Warehousing/Logistics environment;
  • Previous Export, Reverse Logistics, and Consignment Stock experience would be a distinct advantage;
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices;
  • Experience in Microsoft Navision and AX is advantageous;
  • Previous experience in being part of an ERP implementation is advantageous;
  • Advanced computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel and Outlook);
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