Our client in Alberton, Johannesburg, has a permanent role available for a Stores Controller/ Buyer. This role reports into the Supply Chain Manager.
Experience working with SAP in a Warehouse environment is compulsory. A SAP Skills Matrix will need to be completed.
A. Management responsibilities.
? Manage the Stores team consisting of the Stores Clerks (shift workers).
? Arrange for appropriate coverage of the team, in with production planning requirements.
? Time keeping, leave schedule and labour planning of subordinates.
? Set standards and optimise procedures to ensure all subordinates are trained and have the correct guidance to perform tasks efficiently and safely.
B. Receive, Warehousing and issue of Goods.
? Oversee the receiving and inspect inbound deliveries.
? Set up, maintain and improve the warehouse storage locations.
? Oversee the storage of all inbound materials in line with material specific requirements, batch processing requirements and expiry.
? Oversee the Issue goods to business functions and ensure monitoring and strict control of issues to 3rd parties and Oversee the returning process of goods to Stores.
? Manage the slow moving stock to be minimised.
? Manage the process of repairing re-use items.
? Communicate supply risk internally.
? Oversee materials movement in the SAP system to reflect accurate stock location.
? Oversee SFC processing of return wheels.
C. Stock Analysis and verification
? Load and maintain stock MRP data.
? Analyse and manage the slow moving stock to be minimised.
? Analyse, take remedial action and put preventative measures for materials’ movement errors in SAP.
? Assist with stock level analysis and implementation of optimised valuations.
? Manage the stock verification process of all in house and external warehouse goods at month end and inter period cycle counts.
? Special attention to the Raw Material components with detailed analysis thereof.
D. Systems and process improvements
? Partake as leader or team member in Supply Chain projects and tasks as and when required
? Ensure processes and systems are in line with group standards
? Drive continuous improvement
? Communicate internally to the Group to build a wider understanding of potential supply from external sources.
E. Procurement of materials and services.
? Perform stock analysis against offtake and adjust procurement batch sizes and re-order levels accordingly.
? Place orders in line with Production plans and schedules, and manage the approval process in line with procedures and delivery urgency
? Arrange for receipt and distribution of COC and MSDS.
? Follow up on outstanding PO’s.
? Monitor critical stock levels.
? Maintain the Vendor information in SAP via defined processes.
? Optimize procurement processes and methodologies to reduce spend.
? Continuously improve procurement with regards to RFP/3 Bid and negotiating process.
? Drive achievement of Operating Group’s Procurement cost reduction goals.
? Proactively manage internal and external customer expectations and relationships with all operating groups.
F. Consolidate Tenders for Services and Materials.
? Draw up scope and requirements for tender documents.
? Schedule meeting and briefings on site.
? Communicate and negotiate with potential and current vendors.
G. Supplier development.
? Source alternative supply sources with an advantage.
? Establish strategic relationships with vendors who are aligned with the company goals.
? Measure critical supplier’s performance against agreed criteria, and draw up reports.
? Visit strategic vendors to asses’ capability.
? Sourcing for CAPEX spend items as assigned by the Supply Chain Manager.
? Support and development of BBBEE suppliers.
? Conduct supplier performance reviews, manage supplier scorecards, contract compliance and strategic supplier improvement processes.
? Coordinate with Supplier Performance Management related to all local and foreign suppliers
? Warehouse and Procurement management - 3-4 years’ experience
? SAP is a must
? Adaptability & Responsible.
? Customer focus.
? Listening & Team player.
? Computer literacy - MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
? SAP Production and ERP knowledge - SAP Material Management Module SAP MM ECC (R3)
? Demand and supply planning knowledge
? Finance / Costing experience Desirable
? SAP Production and ERP knowledge Demand and supply planning knowledge
? Manufacturing- prior knowledge in the wheel manufacturing industry is an advantage.
? Qualification in logistics management
? Demand and supply panning knowledge
? Knowledge of BBBEE Legislation
? Scanning of Raw Material and Consumables
? Achieving results
? Communication ? Initiative & Energy
? Planning & Organizing
? Coaching & Development Others
? Collaboration & Teamwork
? Effective Decision-making
? Oral and written communication skills in English language
? Leadership skills with the ability to lead remote and cross-functional teams
? Organizational agility
? Negotiation skills
? Analytical skills
? Presentation skills
? Project management skills
? Change and Innovation
? Customer Focus
? Management Maturity
? Work place is varying between an office environment (~50% of time), with limited exposure to noise, dust, smell, and dirt, and a warehouse/factory environment (~50% of time), exposed to moving mechanical parts, moderate noise levels and dust/dirt.
? Fast paced environment
? Office and SAP
? Sitting frequently
? Tasks that require concentration in small areas (screen, numbers, etc.) frequently
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