Identifies and recommends opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness and capabilities of the supply chain.
Develops and implements supply chain designs, models, strategies and/or processes to improve the business. Support to build relationship and trust with the Customers Purchasing, Operations & Maintenance departments. Support day-to-day sales & operations activities, helping on the resolution of conflicts between different stakeholders. Identify, communicate and proactively manage potential parts availability gaps or risk.
Promote and secure a reliable on-time supply for forecasted items (or Preventive Maintenance plans).
Define customized inventory strategies considering service levels and cost for items, and major components.
Responsible for consignment inventory planning (if required).
Ownership of metrics, such as on-time delivery, fill rate, inventory on-hand, obsolete inventory for specifics Customers.
Provide custom weekly/monthly/quarterly progress reports to Customers under the responsibility.
Provide management on a regular bases actual and projected supply, demand and inventory updates.
Responsible for measuring and driving continual supply network improvements for customers.
Work with Logistics Operations to identify opportunities for improvement related to customer satisfaction and cost efficiency
Participates in inventory planning projects as required
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelors' degree in Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics or any other relevant field.
Professional Certification in Procurement e.g. CIPS, PSPTB or equivalent.
No less than seven (7) years of relevant experience in Commercial, Supply Chain, Logistics or Procurement in a reputable organisation.
Experience in the Mining Industry is an added advantage
Demonstrated experience in undertaking procurement procedures
Has relevant experience in leading a team.
Strong attention to detail; and Knowledge of relevant Supply Chain/Procurement regulations.