OTR Supply Planner (Earthmover / Automotive / PE / Excel / SAP / EDW / Import / Export / Supply Chain)– Uitenhage

Location: Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted: 05-10-2017
Reference Number: MIM – OTR-SP
 
Job description:
Role: Our client requires an OTR Supply Planner to be based in Uitenhage within their Supply Chain Division. The successful candidate will report to the supply planning manager.
Client: A leading multinational tire manufacturing company has an exciting opportunity which will be based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Our client manufactures tires for automobiles, commercial trucks, light trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, race cars, airplanes, farm equipment and heavy earth-mover machinery.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Planning of imported material to cover current and future demand for South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa in units and value
  • Maintain applicable views in the company SAP material master to ensure seamless supply to the end Customer
  • 18 Month (monthly rolling) forecast for SA company and Retail operations
  • Pro-actively analyse and compile all imported material into South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa, to establish the stock position per code over a period of time and to intervene in stock shortage or excess situations, relative to target.
  • Improve and/or maintain a proper inventory forecasting tool for imported material,  to establish a 18 month rolling forecast, in units and value, of stock in transit into South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa as well as stock on hand
  • Conduct a monthly stock analysis to understand and correct assumptions or processes, where applicable, in order to stabilize supply to Customers.
  • With support from Regional Experts, understand the import replenishment system (DDP: Demand and Distribution Planning) and correct and/or adapt for company, to improve inventory holding and/or Supply into our Customers
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Degree or equivalent in Supply Chain / Finance
  • Specialist in Imported Inventory analyses and management
  • Minimum 5 years related experience
  • Strong analytical ability with a high level of attention to detail
  • Knowledge and understanding of relationship between Supply Chain and other business dimensions i.e. (Finance, Sales, Production, Product Development).
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Excel / SAP / EDW (Electronic Data warehouse) is a critical requirement
  • Be a self-motivated team player who can work with minimum supervision
  • Basic import / export knowledge
 
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Location: Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth
  • Duration: Perm
  • Start Date: January 2018
  • Salary: R 300 000    
  • Role Grade/level: Grade E03 position
If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Darrin Grey: darrin@caglobalint.com.

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Darrin Grey
Executive Headhunter and Senior Finance and Banking Recruiter
The CA Global Group
 
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