|Location||Stellenbosch, South Africa|
|Date Posted||January 19, 2020|
Parmalat Africa is part of the French international dairy company Lactalis and is one of the major players in the Southern African dairy industry. It has operations in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique. This exciting career opportunity at Parmalat SA will enable you to apply your business acumen to ensure that the company achieves its challenging objectives during the next phase of its growth in South Africa. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Supply Chain team at Head Office in Stellenbosch in the role of Logistics Controller, planning and coordinating primary logistics. .
Duties & Responsibilities
• Daily Primary logistics transportation planning and scheduling – critical to be able to maintain a high level of accuracy and quality • Manage primary cost by applying least cost routing principals • Investigating and processing of transporter claims • Manage and maintain the transport system and related queries. • Record and report key performance indicators on a weekly and monthly basis • Identify cost saving initiatives and implement solutions in conjunction with operations • Liaise daily with relevant 3rd party transporters and internal facilities and departments. • Take ownership of requisition and transport scheduler system. • Manage daily and monthly administrative duties
• Supply Chain diploma/degree or relevant operational experience • At least 2 years’ experience in Primary transport allocation and planning • Knowledge of BPCS System or similar ERP System • A resilient individual with excellent interpersonal and clear communication skills • Customer oriented, assertive with problem-solving skills • Result driven, innovative with good decision-making skills • Accurate and attention to detail • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team • Excellent MS Office skills (Excel)