Supply Chain Operations Manager

Our client, a vertically integrated citrus producer, packer and marketer to global markets, are looking for a suitable candidate to manage its internal supply chain processes and planning from production, packing to local and export sales. 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement the internal supply chain strategy
  • Continuous planning & coordination of product flow with various operational functions
  • Develop protocols for coordination of supply chain management with operational functions such as sales, marketing, packing, production, or quality assurance
  • Collaborate with procurement, marketing and sales to determine the optimal supply and demand matching solution from multiple production units and multiple packhouses
  • Conduct research and market analysis of leading trends in order to reduce risk and ensure best practice principles
  • Define performance metrics for measurement, progress and discrepancy reporting and evaluation of supply chain factors
  • Build and manage relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Material planning & procurement 

Requirements for the position:

  • 8-10 years’ relevant experience within supply chain operations in the FMCG/ manufacturing/agricultural industry
  • A relevant B. Eng or B. Sc degree
  • A proven track-record within a cross-functional operational environment
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems and IT
  • Excellent organizational skills and project management experience
  • A strategic thinker that recognizes and anticipates potential threats and industry trends in the market
  • Ability to conduct detailed procedures in a time constrained environment
  • Resilient with strong leadership and interpersonal skills

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae in MS Word format, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.