Our client based in Johannesburg for a Sales and Operations Planning Manager to manage the Sales and Operations Planning functions for the Company. Achieve core function targets (Customer Service, Operational planning, Supply demand, Material planning, Complete S& OP Process)
Duties & Responsibilities
Tertiary Qualification in Supply Chain, Engineering, or equivalent.
SAPICS qualifications (CPIM or CSCP) a significant advantage
5 years in Supply Chain roles working with customers and sound understanding of Lubricants and Chemical Raw Materials markets, ideally the B to B business model.
Exposure to international Certifications and Audit requirements.
S&OP Implementation experience
Management skills of direct reports and x-functional teams
Numerical and Analytical skills
Have the ability to handle complex business problems with incomplete or ambiguous information.
Hands on, ability to work on systems and spread sheets
Worked in and experienced x functional projects linked with supply chain re-engineering projects
Self-managed and result oriented
Key member of the team to drive implementation of the S&OP processes
Customer Service Targets – OTIF
Inventory Management and Optimisation (raw materials and finished goods)
Demand Planning in line with targets (shared KPI with Sales and Marketing)
Supply Planning in line with targets.
Slow and Obsolete Stock objectives (shared KPI with Sales and Marketing)
Continuous Improvement – World Class Manufacturing Principals (shared KPI).
Statutory Regulations (certifications and audits)
Health and Safety and Quality (shared KPI).
To ensure proper factory supply and to have a stable production plan
To minimize supply chain costs.
To keep the Syspro (ERP) cleaned and up to date (Master Data Management)