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Durban: Commercial Supply Chain Manager – Packaging Industry posted by Hire Resolve






Date 2024-07-14
Job Title Commercial Supply Chain Manager – Packaging Industry
Employer Hire Resolve
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Salary 0
Category Clearing And Forwarding
Location Kwazulu Natal
/ Durban

Job Summary

Hire Resolve`s client is looking for an experienced Commercial Supply Chain Manager to join their team in the Packaging Industry in KwaZulu-Natal. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the end-to-end supply chain process, ensuring the efficient procurement, production, and distribution of packaging materials to meet customer demand. The Commercial Supply Chain Manager will also be responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives to optimize supply chain operations and drive business growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Management of working capital investment in stock to company parameters, including slow-moving and dead stock.
  • Finished goods planning for divisions with the relevant people, ensuring no stockouts and short supplies.
  • Efficient raw material inventory management ensures the right amount is available at the right time to reduce working capital impact.
  • Drive Just-in-time principles and continuous improvements to eliminate waste and streamline processes.
  • Supplier Assessments Ensuring quality, cost and delivery requirements are met.
  • Supplier Contract management Negotiation of contracts, Service Level Agreements, MOUs, Leases
  • Drive organizational cost and savings projects across the supply chain.
  • Identify, manage, and mitigate risks in the purchasing and production planning departments.
  • Diversify suppliers where practical to reduce dependency on a single source.
  • Contingency planning to ensure alternative strategies in case of unexpected events.
  • Monitoring the adherence to ISO 9001/FSSC22000 supply chain procedures across the group and amongst suppliers where relevant
  • Identify patterns and trends to optimize processes to improve overall efficiency.
  • Monitor and analyze supply chain performance metrics, such as inventory turnover, supplier on-time delivery and lead times, identifying opportunities for improvement and implementing corrective actions.
  • Analyze market trends, industry developments, and emerging technologies in supply chain management, staying updated on best practices and innovations to drive continuous improvement.
  • Lead cross-functional teams and projects, driving process improvements, system implementations, and change management initiatives to enhance capabilities and performance.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the team, fostering a culture of continuous learning, development, and collaboration.
  • Ability to create and develop training material to train the relevant parts of the business.
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Requirements:

  • A CIMA qualification or Bcom Honours Degree in Finance or Supply Chain Management.
  • Have at least 4-5 years experience in a commercial supply chain role and at least 3 years in a management role.
  • Proficient with SAP is advantageous.
  • Strong / proven negotiation skills.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills.
  • An ability to influence others.
  • Be a problem solver.
  • Be enthusiastic, positive, and self-energized.

Contact Hire Resolve for your next career-changing move.

  • Salary:

    negotiable.

  • Our client is offering a highly competitive salary for this role based on experience.
  • Apply for this role today, contact Ashley Feldtmann, Rebecca Grylls, or Thomas Stacey at Hire Resolve or on LinkedIn

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