Supply Chain Manager - Akasia
more than 14 days ago
We are looking for a Professional Supply Chain Manager who is willing to join our clients Supply Chain team, with a motivation to work within an international and challenging environment. You will be required to travel often and needs someone who is highly flexible to do so, meaning visa applications, flight bookings and hotel bookings will be covered by the client.
Your role will be:
Planning and executing Global & Local Procurement management strategies to optimize the profit potential for the company through strategic sourcing actions in accordance with agreed upon business plans. Managing the commodity management and supplier performance activities to achieve overall business objectives, including contribution to marketing tenders and proposals.
Ensuring compliance with logistics standards and requirements during manufacturing and delivery processes, including satisfying documentary & contractual obligations.
Execution of travel related processes and procedures by facilitating day-to-day
arrangements for all travel related activities, including flight arrangements, visa applications, vendor negotiations and contracts.
Qualification and Experience
Supply Chain Management and/or Technical Engineering degree/diploma.
MBA or NQF 8 will be advantageous.
Active procurement & logistics management experience in engineering (metal and mining industries)
Managing people (will be managing a team of 3).
Contracts knowledge & experience.
International Trade Terms, you will deal with many international suppliers, rules and regulations etc.
Sourcing Strategies and sources.
Commodity Market trends.
Customs Legislation and Industry Cultures.
MS Excel, Word and Outlook intermediate level.
Roles and Responsibilities
Responsible for managing the processes applicable to the supply chain activities & equipment. Liaise with the Global Supply Chain Office & other Procurement Departments.
Scout new suppliers globally & locally in accordance with global guideline and strategy. Coordinate technical teams to qualify suppliers for the manufacturing of products.
Manage supply risk.
Develop global manufacturing capability in low-cost countries for standard and non-standard products, bringing the most project-suitable & competitive array of worldwide offers.
Manage and update procedures relative to procurement & logistics & travel with the aim of reducing costs and time and increase the quality of the outputs.
Drive global & local procurement policies and procedures, by ensuring all procurement activities comply with company procedures and principles and code of conduct.
Support projects in collaboration with legal entities with appropriate interface, providing information about suppliers, alternatives and commercial conditions to remain competitive.
Align procurement plan with project plans to enable execution in line with appropriate procurement strategies and approvals in line with procurement procedures.
Liaise with suppliers and provide support as required to all stakeholders during the project life cycle.
Responsible for the procurement process including economic negotiations with suppliers. Be the custodian of the relationship with suppliers as well as the purchase order process.
Collaboration with global procurement & develop suitable procurement interfaces, tools, process review and operative strategies to achieve better coordination among different companies, (Information about new potential suppliers, suppliers’ performances, benchmark prices, purchasing families features, etc.) harmonize at worldwide level the procurement process and improve the operative efficiency.
Drafting of non-disclosure agreements & contracts.
Coordinate and manage employee travel requirements.
Supply cost estimates and recommendations to marketing & projects w.r.t. cost, time and mode of transport for potential projects.
Compile, execute, maintain, distribute PLP (Project Logistics Plan) & awareness/reporting on equipment movement.
Ensure compliance with packing and delivery standard requirements for equipment.
Sourcing and evaluation of global & local service providers & negotiation of rate agreements.
Record keeping and storage of supply chain documentation in line with ISO requirements.
Provision of commercial documents in line with country specific rulings.
Coordinate and manage supply chain employees with emphasis on performance management and career growth.