Supply Chain Coordinator 25 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Market Related
  • Experience Level Senior
  • Total Years Experience 0-5


A pharmaceutical manufacturing company is seeking a Supply Chain Coordinator who will be responsible for effectively managing all necessary import documentation in the most cost-effective manner for all bill of materials including but not limited to, all related items, raw and pack materials (bulks and ingredients) demand and supplier relationship management; ensure all potential risk to the factory output as a result of constraints within the supply chain are highlighted and dealt with effectively


Minimum Requirements:

  • Diploma / Degree in in Supply Chain/Logistics
  • CPIM / CSCA will be an advantage
  • Computer literate – MS Office – Advanced Excel Skills
  • Relevant experience in Supply Chain
  • 3 years operational experience in a FMCG production environment
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of MRP / MPS logic


Key Job Outputs:

  • Co-ordinate and maintain the replenishment schedule and analyse the schedule by doing “what if” scenarios and report on progress
  • Highlight and identify resource constraints and recommend processes to eliminate resource constraints
  • Identify and highlight critical material shortages and products which are at risk
  • Compare net requirements against scheduled receipts in monthly periods using extracts from MPS
  • Compare actual vs forecasted volumes and assist with the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Import of material and process of documentation
  • Interact and problem solve all daily customer queries and resolve with the necessary sense of urgency
  • Track shipments and report daily on timelines
  • Manage export and Import documentation
  • Permit applications
  • Assist QA and other departments with CoA’s and other queries
  • Managing raw material documentation, international shipments, and customs
  • Continuously review and improve relevant system parameters, such as safety stocks, re-order points and lot sizes across multiple production sites, also keeping MRP master data correct and up to date
  • Control the master data settings related to MRP in BPCS to optimise the stock levels
  • Achieve a constant flow of raw materials to satisfy the production requirements
  • Liaise with purchasing department to improve the on-time delivery from our vendors and the quality control to identify substandard vendors
  • Set up and run daily, weekly, and monthly control reports
  • Continuous improvement of all relevant planning processes
  • In order to anticipate potential shortages or excesses, monitor and evaluate operating rhythms and production plans.
  • Based on your continuous analyses, you integrate and execute best supply chain practices to improve external and internal material flow
  • Continuous learning and benchmarking with the industry should enable you to develop and implement highest supply chain standards at the company
  • Your standard working agenda includes regular presentations to Senior management related to overall supply chain performance, whilst building and driving applicable action plans


Core Competencies:

  • Good Excel skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good planning, time management and analytical skills
  • Good organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent service orientation
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good understanding of business processes and systems
  • Consistent application of operational priorities
  • Proactive and energetic with high level of attention to detail/accuracy
  • Logical thinking and information seeking skills
  • Self-starter with ability to use initiative
  • Organisational commitment and integrity
  • Ability to work well within a team environment


Salary:   Market related


Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

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