Logistics Specialist (raw Materials)

Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Job Description


  • Identify and assess level of issue-based risk exposures in area of responsibility by considering exposures to business, financial, legal issues, people, equipment, material, environment, processes, etc.
  • Consider the level of risk, apply mitigation and implement control measures for residual risk (set objectives, minimum requirements, etc.)
  • Manage SHEQ compliance within the Section through effective use of the Toolbox
  • Utilise the Integrated Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ status
  • Ensure all areas comply to 5S standards
PEOPLE Manage the Section:
  • Manage and provide leadership to subordinates
  • Ensure an enabling climate/culture
  • Manage own performance against set targets and competencies
  • Ensure IDP’s are linked to performance results and implemented as per plan
CUSTOMER Internal Customers:
  • Ensure Customer Satisfaction
  • Resolve Customer Complaints
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Internal customers and relevant plant departments (Furnaces, Finance, Transport, Rail Services, Group Procurement Services, Transnet)
Raw Material Suppliers:
  • Develop and maintain relationships with critical suppliers
  • Develop and maintain relationship with transporters and Transnet
  • Ensure IMS KPI’s are managed on quality and quantity
  • 5S management
  • Ensure that SOP’s are relevant according to practices
  • Overseeing of operational management of raw materials teams
  • Overseeing on Logistics Coordinator position tasks
  • Follow up with mines and transporters when there are deviations from delivery plan
  • Physically check raw materials stock levels and calculate and reconcile with theoretical stock
  • Maintain raw material reporting systems (Excel, MES and SAP) and distribute as and when needed
  • Interpret Furnace and Pelletizer requirements and forecast the 12-Month Raw Material Plan
  • Place Raw Material Orders based on stock levels and consumptions
  • Manage Raw Material Accounting in terms of consumption figures and stock levels
  • Balance MES and SAP for receipts, consumption and stocks on a weekly basis
  • Investigate and solve stock shortages
  • Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives especially simplifying of reporting on MES and Excel
  • Drive RCFA/Proactive SIR’s in sections
  • Liaise between the Group Procurement Services, Smelters, Pelletizer, Mines, Internal and External Transporters
  • Arrange transport where required
  • Manage Raw Material non-conformances
  • Raw Material Supplier contract management
  • Oversee of surveys and processing of survey results
  • Execute Raw Materials month end processes efficiently and on time
  • Attendance of all key Raw Materials meetings (Weekly Raw Materials meetings, Reductants meetings, Ores meeting, MES meeting, TFR)
  • Attend TFR weekly telecoms
  • Compile and implement SLA’s with internal customers
  • Participate in Logistics senior standby
  • Act in a higher level as and when required
  • Manage Continuous Improvement through Operational Excellence
  • Initiate and implement the integration of improvement projects
  • Stock control
  • Supplier contract management
  • Transporter rate management

  • Degree or National Diploma (Engineering) qualification with strong metallurgical, accounting and logistics acumen OR Degree or National Diploma (Accounting/Logistics qualification with strong metallurgical acumen)
  • 4 years’ relevant C-Upper experience
  • Computer Literacy (Advanced Excel, MES)
  • Driver’s License (minimum B/Code 8)
  • Logistics experience in a Ferrochrome environment
  • Knowledge of Raw materials in a Smelter environment
  • Safety Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Planning, Organising & Control
  • Results Orientation
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Aligning Performance for Success
  • Relating & Networking
  • Change Leadership
  • Business & Financial Acumen
  • Adhering to Values
Please note: No application will be considered if the relevant qualification(s) and documentation are not submitted with the application. MFC reserves the right to make an appointment. IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE SAMANCOR CHROME EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES CLOSING DATE: 7 October 2021

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    Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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