Supply Chain Manager / Procurement Manager

Johannesburg Permanent
  • Master of Science - MSc, Industrial Engineering or Process Engineering
  • Supply Chain Manager

About Our Client

leading global Mining-Tech company, which enables successful and cost-effective operations from exploration to production.

Job Description


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  • Ensuring processes and controls that identify, minimise, or manage slow moving or excess stock are established and enforced,
  • In consultation with Global Supply Chain, ensuring regional compliance with global best practise.
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with vendors.
  • Effectively manage key logistics & warehouse solutions
  • The best vendors and distributors are determined through cost analysis.
  • All inventory managed effectively with regular reports on receiving, restocking, transfers, and discrepancies supplied to Global Supply Chain.
  • Stock levels are maintained in line with established stock targets.
  • Suppliers are liaised with through the supply chain lifecycle to ensure production levels can be achieved
  • Local requirements are fed back to corporate governance to ensure that global best practises account for and align with regional idiosyncrasies. REGION MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION
  • Overseeing production from all plants in the region.
  • Rationalising product portfolio in conjunction with GM.
  • Identifying process bottlenecks and implementing solutions in a timely manner.
  • Implementing quality tests and standards across all plants.
  • Production from all plants is lean, efficient, cost effective, has enough redundancy to survive emergency situations, and can scale easily according to business climate.
  • Short comings in existing manufacturing processes, systems, procedures are addressed in a timely and cost-effective manner that deliver straight forward improvements.
  • All products are supplied with a 0% (aspirational) failure rate from manufacturing reasons. Failure rates are explained, and reasons for failure are corrected as soon as practicable.
  • Management of change, non-conformance, and inspection practises are applied uniformly across region. LEADERSHIP AND PEOPLE
  • Communicates the vision to create a shared sense of purpose about the future.
  • Ensures staff are engaged and competent to perform their tasks and compliant with all Group policies, procedures and regional regulations.
  • Takes accountability for results, good or bad and uses 'lessons learnt' to improve future delivery. Celebrates their own achievements as well as those of others.
  • Delegates significant responsibility and authority to appropriate staff, allowing others to make substantive contributions.
  • Seeks different perspectives openly, consistently follows through on commitments and shows consistency between word and actions.
  • Team members understand their contribution to the vision and the strategic milestones that show progress towards the vision.
  • Employee engagement levels increase annually through investment in people.
  • Builds an environment of consultation by promoting shared goals and works to break down 'siloed' mentality.
  • Recruits talent based on capability requirements.
  • Provides formal, concrete feedback to own team members through regular reviews around progress and to recognise high performance.
  • Adapts ones behaviours when interacting with others to show maturity and consideration for the situation.
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  • Bi-annual Performance and Development Reviews (ADR's) on direct reports completed, ensuring cascade to full region.
  • Poor performance issues addressed in a timely manner.
  • Supports direct reports to create and action development objectives. HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT
  • Ensure the availability of resources essential to establish, implement, maintain and improve the QHSE management system;
  • Ensure risk management activities are implemented within area of responsibility, including the identification, developed and implementation of any site-specific measures required to eliminate or reduce risk in their area;
  • Ensure employees are provided with the necessary PPE, instruction, information, training and supervision to enable work to be carried out safely; and
  • Ensure employees are inducted, trained and supervised on all HSE matters as necessary.
  • Complete Hazard and aspect identification and elimination/reduction programmes for team.
  • Effective incident reporting.

The Successful Applicant


Supply Chain Manager

Johhanesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

  • Degree or higher qualification in business, manufacturing, supply chain or equivalent STEM area that focuses on process.
  • 10+ years' experience in a similar or slightly junior role
  • Proven negotiation and influencing ability that has resulted in maxim beneficial outcome for the business
  • Desirable
  • Experience implementing or using LEAN management practises.
  • Experience in establishing and managing quality systems such as ISO9001 preferably in a manufacturing or similar environment.

What's on Offer

Medical Aid,pension and bonus

Martin Meyer
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Phone number
+27 11 303 8300

Job summary

Job function
Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain
Inventory Management
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Martin Meyer
Consultant phone
+27 11 303 8300
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