Supply Chain Optimisation Lead (Ref: KHSCOL)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Port Elizabeth - Eastern Cape
Posted On Tuesday 26 April 2022
Job Description:

Our client, an Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) solutions and products provider and is looking for Supply Chain Optimisation Lead for a 12-month contract based in Port Elizabeth to start soonest.


Main job function

  • Manage the end to end supply chain to optimise profit
  • Manage the Supply chain analytics team to ensure insights are generated and implemented
  • Select, tailor and implement business process improvement methods and tools at programme, project and team level
  • Represent SA OPS in customer and supply meetings to manage demand and supply KPIs
  • Manage the IBP process and facilitate results with SLT member, Group and key customers
  • Ensure that all KPIs, people, processes and technology are aligned to the Supply chain strategy
  • Postgraduate degree or diploma in a relevant field
  • 8+ years’ relevant experience, preferably in planning, or advanced analytics
  • Experience in data management and advanced analytics
  • 3+ years management experience

Specific job skills

  • Strong manufacturing financial background displaying a sound commercial sense, along with a broad understanding across the functional areas of manufacturing and related interdependencies the processes and critical business focus of factory operations
  • Utilise data and optimisation techniques to maximise profit across the business


  • Data management and data engineering skills to enable optimal data process and methodology
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, as well as problem solving ability


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson