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Supply Chain Manager

Candidate: 61287
Available: Available
Location: Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Gender: Male
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Supply Chain Manager
R140000- R150000
Supply Chain Management

Programme In Business Logistics – Transport Approach(NQF Level 5):
Master Programme In Supply Chain Management (NQF Level 7) - European Logistician - Certificate in European Master Logistician in Strategic Supply Chain Management Level:
Global Executive Development Programme (NQF Level 8):
Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain and Operations Management (NQF Level 7):
Master of Science Degree (MSc.) in Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management:
Diploma Business Management:Accounting, Commercial Law, Statistics, Financial Management, Business management,Bookkeeping Skills
Grade 12:Accounting, Economics, Business Economics, Zulu, English, Afrikaans & Mathematics
SAP,MRP III,Quattro Pro,Windows 10,MRP (Materials Requirement Planning),MS Visio,ISO 9001,Lotus,ISO 18001,VIP Payroll,AS400,Microsoft Suite,Microsoft,ISO 14001,Adobe Photoshop,Advanced HTML Programming,Photoshop CS3,MS Excel,MS Explorer,MS Outlook,MS PowerPoint,Adobe Illustrator,ISO 22000,Microsoft Server 2016,Microsoft Server 2012,Adobe Flash,MPS,Pivot Tables,MS Access,MS Word,CARGOWISE,GAAP,E-Mail,Internet,MS Projects,Solid Edge,Cellular Phones,Lotus Notes,Visio,Windows (basic),Database Administration,Windows,Adobe Reader,ISO 9000
Development and manufacturing:Divisional Supply Chain Executive From 2015-06 To Current
  • Core areas of responsibility is comprehensive Supply Chain Management for Denel Dynamics division with strong focus on Strategic Supplier Relationships and Developments, Planning, Procurement and Inventory Management as well as Production and Distribution of raw materials, sub-assemblies and finished products +/- (ZAR683 million inventory book value through to inbound and outbound logistics as well as warehouse operations.)
  • B-BBEE strategy formulation and implementation. Execution of the strategy as well as scorecard development with emphasis on Enterprise and Supplier Development programs especially Black Owned Enterprises (BO), Black Youth Owned (BYO), Black Women Owned (BWO) and People With Disability Owned (PLWDO) Companies.
  • Forming part of Divisional Senior Leadership Team (Exco), and playing key role within Senior Operations Management team.
  • I am also a member of the Group Supply Chain Forum and a Chairperson of the weekly Procurement Board on bid Adjudications of high value contracts, approvals and strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Responsible for proactively and strategically develop, implement and control entire business logistics systems to create seamless flow of goods and services throughout the business and improve customer service levels.
  • Initiate continuous improvement processes and lean supply chain strategies across the whole organization.
  • Strategic Sourcing includes various continents and countries with different treaties amongst trading partners. Managing both national and international service level agreements (SLA’s).
  • Supplier and Procurement spend analysis (+/- ZAR1.1 billion annually) for both direct & indirect spend and budget management for all supply chain elements. Development of 7 steps strategic sourcing initiatives
  • Accountable for all governance protocols and compliances of PFMA, PPPFA, B-BBEE and relevant instruction notes and regulations. Accountable for all audits – internal & External including Compliance & Quality. Reduction of audit findings from above a R1billion to less than R100K. 


Key projects under my management as a Supply Chain Executive

  • Contribution to Group Supply Chain policies, procedures, Strategies, Transformation Plans, Process developments and implementation
  • Vendor Master Classification projects
  • SAP Process Mapping & Definition
  • Data Cleansing for all material master data
  • Logistics Systems Re-Engineering
  • Global Supply Market Assessment, Intelligence and analysis in order to be compliant with relevant legislative requirements of procurement regulations, trends and long-term supply sustainability

Automation & Control:Executive Manager : Logistics and Procurement From 2012-10 To 2015-05
  • Establish logistics and procurement direction and management of entire supply chain activities that result in the lowest total cost of ownership.
  • Interface with appropriate functional groups throughout the corporation to support the strategic objectives requiring supplier involvement and the development of certified suppliers.
  • Identify and develop suppliers in accordance with the global sourcing strategy; including localization efforts in low cost countries and emerging markets.
  • Implementation of commercial contracts with selected suppliers.
  • Responsible for proactively and strategically develop, implement and control entire business logistics systems to create seamless flow of goods and services throughout the business and improve customer service levels.
  • Initiate continuous improvement process across the whole logistics systems of spare parts and OEM of ATM’s.
  • Implementation of KPI’s for all departments which are under my responsibilities, i.e. Central Depot Repair Center, Central and Regional Warehouses, Procurement, Pre-Delivery Service workshops and Fleet Management (More than 120 technician’s vehicles across South Africa).
  • Continuous improvement projects related to logistics and shipping networks depending on the market growth.
  • Driving cost reduction initiatives and also projects for African market.
  • Sourcing and listing affirmative suppliers and also developing and implementing BBBEE strategies and improvement of BBBEE scoring matrix.
  • Inventory and Warehouse data information integrity development and maintenance to ensuring that systems are trusted and assisting in effective decision making processes.
  • Improvement of logistics activity reporting systems through visitation of customers, suppliers and benchmarking competitors.
  • Total inventory management throughout African countries in which we are doing business and also responsible for stock takes planning and executions.
  • Responsible for all facilities and SHEQ systems. 
  • Negotiating with both customers and suppliers to foster relationships. Supplier Spend analysis and budgets for all warehouses and central repair depot.

Manaufacturing, Districution and Wholes of Industrial and Electrical Components:National Logistics Manager From 2009-07 To 2012-09

 National Logistics Manager

  • Developing and implementing Logistics Strategy for seven Distribution Centres across the country. Management of Transportation (103 Number of Fleet) - AARTO, Fleet Tracking, Maintenance across the country.
  • Commercial and Procurement Departments supervision to ensure effective placement of orders and expediting thereof. Coordinate material movements from production to the warehouse and vice versa. Developing , reviewing and drafting existing and new policies and procedures through Brown and White paper processes. Proper management and control of consignment stocks contracts. Supplier Developments and Contracts negotiations. Quality Management Systems auditing and Export process audit.
  • Liaising and negotiating with the customers, service providers , Suppliers and other 3PL Suppliers.
  • Interacting with five different Strategic Business Units to effectively render seamless logistics and supply chain services. People Management and Development including performance appraisals and skills assessment.
  • Manage industrial relations by ensuring that appropriate disciplinary actions are taken and interaction with shop stewards on conflicts and confrontations.
  • Attending and testifying on disputes due to dismissals at the Centre for Disputes Resolutions (CCMA & CDR).Modifying and redefining security requirements and access controls  for  warehouses and production plants and ensure effective monitoring and response in case of emergencies.
  • Ensuring contingency plans are in place at all the times in cases of emergency and systems breakdowns.
  • Budget and Cost control.
  • Landed costs tracking and calculation and monitoring.
  • Warehousing and Distribution for both in-and-out- bound deliveries .
  • Total inventory Management including stock levels and stock takes and cycle counts to ensure world class customer service and reduction of stock losses and improvement of accuracy levels.
  • Shipping and operations planning. Effective management of the company resources (Assets).
  • Implementing and complying with all SHEQ requirements per policies, procedures and NOSA regulations.
  • Responsible for all site maintenance through the Maintenance Foreman.
  • Responsible for security access controls and CCTV’s for sites nationally

Logistics optimization projects experience :

  • Inventory Categorisation by Product family and Customers (Category Management)
  • Inventory Profiling by Pareto Analysis and storage location in the warehouses
  • Route Planning and Tracking of deliveries
  • Route Profitability analysis by customer and by drivers and per vehicle
  • Reducing delivery lead times and efficient utilization of fleet.
  • SKU’s of +/- 6000 both dependent and independent demand products
  • Logistics Network redesigning and introduction of Consignment Warehouses to increase stock availability to remote customers
  • Implemented two warehouse management systems (SAP WMS) to increase stock visibility and efficient tracking of customer order status
  • Better utilization of systems through EDI systems integration.
  • Driving down obsolete stock and reducing provisions

Lighting Manufacturers, Wholesale and Retailers:Supply Chain Manager - Southern Africa Region From 2006-09 To 2009-06
  • People Management and Development including performance evaluations and appraisals
  • Sales Order Desk and Procurement Departments supervision to ensure effective placement of orders from customers to the Factories abroad
  • Quality Management Systems 
  • Auditing and Export process audit
  • Budget and Cost control
  • Landed Costs calculation and monitoring together with gross margins
  • Warehousing and Distribution for both in-and-out-bound, 
  • Total inventory Management including stock levels to ensure world class customer service.
  • Tracking and tracing from purchasing through to delivery and revenue recognition. 
  • Vendor, Material, 
  • Customer and WMS Master Data Management. 
  • Third Party Subcontracting monitoring, both logistically and financially
  • Internal and External SLA’s management and monitoring and take corrective actions through KPA/KPI directives.
  • Directly in charge of the warehouse and distribution operations for Lighting division.
  • Supply and Demand side management (Yearly, monthly and Weekly Sales and Purchasing forecasting)
  • Driving SADC Supply Chain strategy for performance improvement
  • Project team leader for all logistics-supply chain modules, e.g. SD, Purchasing, WMS, for Lighting SAP Kernel
  • Member of the Local Management Team
  • Internal Controls Standard (ICS) performance and monitoring quarterly for all procurement ,distribution and warehousing and stock management activities to ensure it is in line with SOX and US GAAP standards
  • Handling internal and External Audits both quarterly and yearly
  • Certified Quality Management Systems Auditor through SABS ISO internal training

Group warehousing and administration controller

2006 - 2008

  • Management Accounting for the division,i.e. 
  • Budget preparations
  • Reviewing and Variance analysis, 
  • Management and Supervision of Administrative staff
  • Processing of Business Units recoveries of Fixed and variable expenses and operations planning, 
  • Cost Centre analysis and reporting thereof 
  • Preparing and reviewing and ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to at all times. 
  • Invoice processing. As a SUPER USER, conducting training on new Warehouse Management Systems on continuous basis. 
  • Management of documentation and monitoring stationery re-order levels. 
  • Processing of Journal entries and reconciliations 
  • Management of space and warehouse layout
  • Proper Binning and palletization management 
  • Comprehensive Warehouse Inventory Management (stock movement, annual and adhoc stock-takes and cycle counts) and reporting thereof. Responsible for stock integrity. 
  • Expenditure controls and management of day-to-day operations of the Warehouse
  • Management of weekly and monthly intercompany inventory movements. 
  • Maintain SLA’s (Service Level Agreements ) . Sarbanes Oxley Audit / Compliance reporting


Manufacturer Mining Machinery:Assistant Group Treasury Manager From 2001-08 To 2006-09
  • Daily cash flow reporting, insurance declaration and administration
  • Generating monthly journals and posting them
  • General Ledger reconciliations
  • Management of Forward Exchange Contracts and exposure reporting as well as Forex planning
  • Preparing statutory returns
  • Monthly and weekly intercompany payments
  • Monthly and quarterly finance lease management and reporting thereof. 
  • Monthly bank reconciliations and clearing bank ledger accounts. 
  • Processing recoveries and reporting thereof and adhoc assignments
  • Profitability analysis for Cost per tonne contracts
  • Full maintanance Contracts and Special projects and reporting
  • Responsible for 13 week cash flow forecast reporting and analysis of variances. 
  • Investment management of excess cash and liaise with the banks on investment options and calculation of interest income. If in the borrowings situation, then ensuring payment of interest expense timeously to the banks
  • Sarbanes Oxley Compliance reporting.

Sales and Marketing Analyst


  • Compiling annual and quarterly sales plans and budgets. Compiling and reviewing forecasts. Variance analysis and reporting thereof
  • Annual and quarterly price calculations and adjustments. 
  • Preparing Five Year Sales Planning. Volume discounts calculations. 
  • Market share analysis.Profitabilty and margin analysis. 
  • Preparing quotations and invoicing of capital equipment
  • Tender preparations. 
  • Preparing for sales presentations for Management Communication Forums. 
  • Creating sales orders for Original Equipment and Rebuilds. 
  • Competitor analysis reporting.
  • Weekly and Monthly Sales reporting by categories and customers.

Consumer Products - FMCG:Assistant Accountant From 2000-01 To 2001-07
  • General ledger recons
  • Assisting with reporting on Income Statement and balance sheet according to the company set standard
  • Management of yearly budgeting
  • Monthly of clearing debtors and intercompany accounts and rectifying aging
  • Daily inspection of cash control account and liasing with debtors clerks for unposted payments
  • Driver route profitability analysis
  • Running credit management reports for customers exceeding limits
  • Printing salary cheques for contractors
  • Generating journal entries and posting them
  • Stock takes and reconciliations
  • Compiling wages reports for management meetings and monitoring overtime and liasing with relevant managers for corrective action
  • Cash management and banking
  • Responsible for salaries and wages for operational staff

Warehousing & Freight sector :Logistics Accountant-Controller From 1999-09 To 1999-12

 Responsible for imported cargo from Zambia, Argentina and Mozambique.

  • Generating Sales contracts, sending loading instructions to Cape Town harbour to offload orders for clients.Capturing weighbridge tickets to ensure correct tonnage invoiced.
  • Balancing inventory account with sales and warehouse stock sheets.Ensure that all contracts have been sealed and completed before invoicing. Sorting out queries relating to warehouse costs, import duties and delivery costs. Balancing month-end shipment recons with debtors' control account.
  • Calculating and processing storage and delivery costs for invoicing.



Previous Position Held

Tongaat-Hulett Sugar Limited (Head Office)
Creditors Clerk
1997 - 1999

Lubrizol South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Trainee Business Administrator
1995 - 1997

South African Breweries Limited - SABMILLER SA LTD
Trainee Accountant

Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Afrikaans,English,North Sotho,Seswati,Venda,Xhosa,Zulu,Southern Sotho
Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs)
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