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Supply Chain Planning

Gauteng , R25000 - R45000 Per Month
Sector: All
Posted: Monday, 30 May 2022

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Main Purpose of the Role

To provide a professional, efficient and effective service to support the general functioning of the supply chain. 

As part of the Supply Chain organisation, your purpose is to ensure that product is delivered on-time, in-full, in-quality, at the right price to customers.

As the Supply Chain Planner your role looks across supply chain functions from purchasing to customer delivery and returns; and across regions

Key Responsibilities: 

Inventory Purchasing and Deployment

  • The role includes planning of optimal ordering on suppliers considering leadtimes, stock availability and demand offtake to minimise inventory levels while maximising product availability
  • Fulfilling the role of Super-User of the Inventory Ordering tools and systems
  • Monitor the process to manage shelf life and product expiry


International Logistics

  • With a significant portion of our product imported, the Supply Chain Manager continually looks for opportunities to land the product in-country cost-effectively
  • Liaising with overseas suppliers is imperative to ensure the smooth coordination of consolidations across multiple suppliers 


Transport and Distribution Planning

  • Interacting with transporters managing rates and terms for long-haul
  • Super-User and custodian of the transport scheduling tools
  • Optimal loading for inter-facility transport incorporating must-go and can-go options
  • Reviewing metrics to ensure the best use of couriers



  • Expert Excel skills a prerequisite
  • Co-ordinate stock takes to ensure that the system numbers reflect reality
  • Co-ordinate activities and liaise relationships across product suppliers, warehouse service providers, transporters, bespoke supply chain tools and system integration, etc
  • Coordinate and liaise activities across the regions’ execution departments of warehousing and distribution
  • Maintaining a centre of excellence of supply chain best practices that can be rolled out to the regions
  • Working with warehousing upstream and Sales and Invoicing downstream to ensure integration across functions
  • Administration of master data to reflect inventory ordering and deployment, and transport and distribution planning
  • Manage returns and credits
  • Any other ad hoc duties