Our client is one of the largest Metal Manufacturing concerns in South Africa and they are seeking the services of a Stores Manager who will be responsible for the management of all stores on the manufacturing plants. Position is based in the Middelburg / Witbank area and salary R565K – R700K per annum
- Industrial/Electrical/Mechanical or Supply Chain Degree
- Must have a minimum of 7 years’ experience in a Stores Manager position
- South African Citizens only need apply
- Computer literate – MS Office and SAP
- Excellent communication skills
- Detailed orientated
Manage planning and procurement of all commodities, spares and consumables needed in the stainless steel making processes. You will also be tasked with the management of the supply chain to ensure an uninterrupted supply of spares and materials to the business in the most cost-effective manner and compliance with stock to optimum levels.
Negotiate and implement stores inventory agreements, perform market research and continuous evaluation, and develop and optimize supplier relationships. Duties within approval/authorization framework will also be expected.
Comprehensive understanding of all raw material, consumables, spares and commodities procurement and logistics concepts. Knowledge of metallurgy, mechanical and electrical maintenance, global sourcing and import, contract law and escalation calculations, as well as commercial processes and procedures, production, maintenance and support area processes and critical supplier production processes.
Strong forecasting and planning competencies, in depth knowledge of stainless steel material requirement planning and financial acumen.
To perform optimally, you will need knowledge of materials, production and products (steel), strong administration skills and knowledge of conditions of purchase and conditions of contract. A client relationship builder who can manage projects within budget and time frame.