Thursday, May 23, 2013

Supply Chain Coordinator

Company Profile: Our client is a leading distributor for a beer brand 

Job Title: Supply Chain Coordinator

Job Role:

This role is responsible for implementing new supply chain strategies and developing continuous process improvement function for logistics supply chain in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
  • Designing and implementing supply chain strategies that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.
  • Keeping Managers informed with DRP information i.e. forward orders and following up with expected date of receipt, delivery, and availability; following up once order is received and available for use.
  • Warehouse management of multiple locations and inventory in transit.
  • Overseeing the Cost of Goods purchased through effective negotiation, purchasing policies and inventory control.
  • Managing risks and exposures whilst meeting the key objectives of providing the lowest cost supply chain and improving store service levels
  • Responsible for accuracy of all inventory records through accurate posting of all transactions and physical cycle counting.
  • Creating, analyzing and maintaining inventory levels within set parameters for min/max quantities, while periodically reviewing to adjust for changes in business and inventory needs.
  • Maintaining an accurate listing of primary and secondary vendors and manage and resolve vendor issues such as wrong pricing, order errors, or quality issues.
  • Delivering key financial targets and supply chain KPI improvements.
  • Ensuring store operations are provided with the appropriate customer service personnel, resources and processes to allow them to focus on store activities rather than supply chain issues.
  • 3 years successful experience in inventory management, logistics, procurement, or other supply chain functions
  • Familiarity and ideally certification in project management, process improvement, Lean, Six Sigma.
  • Able to demonstrate past success in achieving cost reductions, decreased cycle times, and enhanced customer satisfaction.
  • Proven success in managing detailed, daily reporting.
  • Ability to maintain and analyze financial/accounting data.
  • Previous experience with Supply Chain Management Software.
  • Proven ability to manage supplier relationships and negotiate pricing and other terms.
  • Organized and detail oriented, self-motivated.
Skills Required:
  • Degree level education
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Remote relationship management
  • Experience of leading major change
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strategic vision & practical application
  • Confident articulate & able to influence
  • Senior level Supply Chain, Purchasing & Manufacturing experience
  • Record of operational & profit delivery
  • Strong project & program management skills
All interested candidates should send their applications to 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted