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Supply Chain Director (Export Marketing Logistics / Planning / Distribution / Vendor Relationships / Reporting / Marketing / Logistics / Data Analysis)

Job Description

The Supply Chain director will be responsible for directing and the management of the entire  supply chain operation for United Exports, including, but not limited to - day to day sales, operations, planning, short term and long term supply chain optimization planning, procurement and purchasing and inventory management of all materials, vendor selection and management as well as the distribution of all products.

The Supply Chain director will report to the CEO and will need to be able to submit reports and provide feedback at Senior Management Level regarding all aspects pertaining to the Supply Chain.

KEY PERFORMANCE OUTPUTS: 

  • The supply chain director will be responsible for directing and the overall management of the supply chain operations.
  • Short term and long term supply chain optimization planning.
  • Building and maintaining very strong interpersonal relationships with intra-teams, service providers and clients, as well as external vendor selection and continuous management thereof.
  • Evaluate past performance through data sets supplied and forecast capacity / future planning.
  • Responsible for the distribution of the product from the distributed production environment, right through to delivery of quality products to retail customers.
  • Manage the strategy within each team that forms part of the bigger supply chain within the group of companies.
  • Create clarity, purpose and vision to the teams, to reach the overall key results of the company.
  • Evaluate the various long term strategies within industry bodies and other fresh produce role players to ensure consistent supply chain performance and quality delivery.
  • This position will work with big data sets, reporting tools and will need to interpret and analyze information to refine processes and create efficiencies through out the supply chain.
  • Keep abreast of global technology and IOT and systems developments.

Requirements

  • BSc Industrial Engineering  or a BCom Degree with a Marketing/Logistics/International Trade major coupled with relevant experience or similar degree.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Extensive procurement and negotiations experience with key strategic suppliers
  • Extensive capacity planning experience
  • Experience in dealing with retailers in both SA and international markets advantageous.
  • Leading a team.
  • Computer literacy: MS 365, Reporting Software, ERP & Stock Management System experience is essential. 
  • Quality Management Systems experience


Requirements
BSc Industrial Engineering or a BCom Degree with a Marketing/Logistics/International Trade major coupled with relevant experience or similar degree. Minimum 10 years’ experience in a similar role Extensive procurement and negotiations experience with key strategic suppliers Extensive capacity planning experience Experience in dealing with retailers in both SA and international markets advantageous. Leading a team. Computer literacy: MS 365, Reporting Software, ERP & Stock Management System experience is essential. Quality Management Systems experience

Supply Chain Director (Export Marketing Logistics / Planning / Distribution / Vendor Relationships / Reporting / Marketing / Logistics / Data Analysis)

United Exports, Amsterdam
Categories: 
Supply Chain, Supply Chain Director, Logistics
Degree Level: 
Bachelor
Career level: 
Director
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