Supply Chain and Logistics
Professional Profile: I am an experienced and passionate individual with extensive supply chain experience in a manufacturing and FMCG environment. A problem-solving individual with high integrity and values. Proven working experience in end-to-end supply chain, procurement, costing, and negotiations. Strong negotiation, analytical and time management skills. Recognised for having high standards of quality and accuracy and for being an asset. Skills & Abilities: COMPUTER PROGRAMS Microsoft office Pastel Payroll Qmuzik SAP Livelink Syspro Symphony ABACA ODBC report writing Developed and implemented an automated excel based supply chain program PEOPLE MANAGEMENT · Effectively and efficiently managing 60+ team members to achieve KPI targets. · Writing, implement, training and monitoring newly developed systems and procedures. SUPPLY CHAIN AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT · Monitoring and improving policies and procedures to ensure operation efficiency and accuracy is continuously improved. · Long term machine capacity planning to ensure supply capability is protected and increase when needed. · Problem solving on all efficiency failures and ensuring improvement. · Booking of import shipments and monitoring of shipments to ensure on time arrival. · Working with resource and development teams to ensure new product quality and cost effectiveness. · Monitor labor recovery rates and over time minimization. · Liaising with customers to ensure customer satisfaction. · Product costing and development improvements. · Budgeting function to ensure financial growth. · Reporting back to Directors monthly. · Monthly KPI’s with all supply chain personnel to ensure they know where they are on target or where improvement is needed. · Yearly performance appraisals with all supply chain personnel. STOCK MONITORING · Long term planning to ensure stock accuracy. · Short term planning to ensure stock accuracy. · Stock forecasting. · Implementing and monitoring of stock buffer system to ensure stock availability. · Costing of raw material and finished products to ensure sufficient GP’s. · Monitor and minimizing obsolete stock and stock adjustments. · Stock cycle counts and monthly stock takes monitored and audited to minimize stock losses and ensure stock accuracy. NEGOTIATION SKILLS · International and National supplier negotiations – Raw material, services and transporters (import and local) · Negotiate, monitor and on boarding and termination of supplier contracts. · Sourcing of new suppliers in line with QC standards (including ISO, HACCP, SABS, Kosher, Halaal and GMP standards and regulations) FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING · Weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting of department expenses. · Ensure actual expenses are in line with budget. · Compiling and submitting of yearly budget for Director approval. · Compiling and submitting of accounts payable instructions. (Local and forex) · Forex contract negotiations · Bank, petty cash, creditor, debtor, Vat and PAYE reconciling. · Preparing and analyzing of monthly financial statements and reporting to board. CUSTOMER SERVICE · Ensuring customer satisfaction through KPI monitoring – OTIF, Transport efficiency and accuracy. · Communication regarding lead time and informing customers of any unplanned extensions in time. · Delivery planning to ensure on time delivery as per customer request. · Project timelines monitored and communicated to customers.
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