Supply Chain Consultant / Controller

  • Frogg Recruitment
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Jun 30, 2018
Permanent Engineering Logistics Mining Supply Chain

Job Description

Supply Chain Consultant / Controller - Johannesburg

Design, implement, plan and control processes related to job and materials management/flow, Procurement, Inventory Control, Warehousing and Logistics. To control and support all SCM operations on a day-to-day basis to utilise to optimum

levels the resources available to provide clients with an excellent service at the lowest possible cost. This function includes Project Management mainly but not limited to SCM related processes.


Salary:    R300k – R400k CTC


Minimum Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification ie. Diploma/Degree in Supply Chain Management or supply chain experience is essential.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in SCM function within a technical/engineering environment.
  • Substantial Project Management experience is essential.
  • Experience in MS Office and Syspro or similar ERP systems
  • Previous experience and exposure in mining industry and related industries would be a definite advantage.
  • A solid understanding of the heavy equipment manufacturing market, including trends, technologies, products and players.


Key Responsibilities, job description includes but is not limited to:

  • To drive key critical performance metrics such as on-time delivery and financial metrics such as inventory turns, creditor days, standard cost variances and budgets.
  • Develop, implement and manage a SCM framework and resources and materials planning system to improve and accelerate process flows throughout the company to improve and ensure on time deliveries.
  • To fulfil the primary objective of Supply Chain Management which is to satisfy both internal and external customer demands through the most efficient use of systems and processes, departmental resources, inventory and labour; SCM aims to create a process of synergy between all departmental activities by optimising process flows from Sales Order receipt through to dispatch. This should lead to:
  • Accurate measurement of on time deliveries.
  • Flagging of potential delivery delays early in the process and development of contingency plans.
  • Reduction in overall lead time from sales order to dispatch.
  • Maintain a professional procurement system and process, including the integration of the Bill of Materials and Purchasing Requisition and multi-level authorisation framework into the ERP system.
  • Conduct supplier evaluations, ABC analyses and supplier benchmarking.
  • Analyze, identify and implement new and improved procurement initiatives to the advantage of the Company.
  • Ensure the timeous procurement of goods to meet production planning taking into account lead times and stock holding targets.
  • Optimise Warehouse processes and stock management systems (stock, work in progress, consignment stock, manufactured parts, and finished goods).
  • Ensure that stock holding targets are met and, where possible, implement initiatives that will minimise stock holding and increase availability.
  • Monitor all transport processes on international and national level.
  • Actively contribute in the field of Risk Management and implement measurements to reduce risks in the supply chain.
  • Initiate and uncover business-building, efficiency improvements and cost-saving opportunities.


Please apply online.

Frogg Recruitment SA

Job Level


Salary Range

R25 000 - R30 000 per month