Supply Chain Manager

at MPC Recruitment
Location Durban, Durban, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Job Description:


Our client, a leading FMCG/manufacturing concern seeks a Supply Chain Manager to join their team, based in Durban. The successful incumbent will report to the General Manager.


The role of Supply Chain Manager is a critical role in the structure of Marketing, Sales, Distributions (MSD) and Exports.


This role will be expected to translate operational strategy into actions and to lead, support and enable the area team to execute the overall plan and objectives in terms of quality, speed, cost, safety and people.


The incumbent will take overall responsibility in directing and controlling the Exports, Warehouse and Distribution functionality through input and involvement in the determination of strategic objectives and plans to direct the multidisciplinary logistical key performance areas


  • Developing and aligning policy and procedure frameworks to maintain legislative compliance


  • Regulate risks and promote the achievement of acceptable standards


  • Assessing and addressing the scoping and terms of reference for contracts/ tenders based on supply chain management principles


  • Maintaining oversight and accountability for the operational planning, functional budgeting and control, inventory management, Warehousing, Export, Shipping and, the distribution processes


  • Overseeing and controlling the shipment plans and procedures, compliance with regulations, client interaction and foreign warehousing operations and standards in relation to export product to various foreign market destinations.


Main Accountabilities:


  1. Warehouse/Transport


  1. Logistics/Distribution


  1. Exports and Shipping


  1. Customer Service


  1. Contracting & Management of External Service Providers & Partners


  1. Safety, health and environment


  1. People engagement, management and development




  • A relevant tertiary qualification


  • 5-7 years managerial experience in a Supply Chain role would be advantageous


  • Must be willing and able to travel to countries as well as Operations in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and SA


  • A valid driver’s license


  • Strong FMCG experience in Supply Chain capacity


Interested candidates can send their CV


[email protected]