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Permanent - Supply Chain Specialist - Cape Town - South Africa

Job Number: 67213

Supply Chain Specialist
JDE,Ms office Suite,Syspro
Cape Town
Western Cape

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

JOB PURPOSE: The prime purpose is to ensure import and export compliance to all other departments in the supply chain to ensure on time delivery of product to the customers to maintain a high level of customer service

Key responsibilities:

Ship confirm/invoicing.

Calculate freight charges.

Create awbs on relevant Freight Forwarder system.

Organize appropriate export documentation in accordance with croners and customers requests

I.e. Certificate of Origin (certification/legalisation), EUR 1, ATR 1, Aviation Security.

Hazardous documentation.

Arrange transport/shipping with freight forwarders/customers.

Container Planning - Coordinates inbound deliveries with the local warehouse

Organize returns collections.

Obtain freight quotes.

Obtain pods


Address Queries.

Make sure aviation security validation is up to date.

Check freight invoices.

Liaise with freight forwarders to resolve problems that may arise.

Administer Credit notes.

General filing.


Escalate any issues on Shipping that effect the business to the Supply Chain Manager.

LCT (Landed Cost Tracking) tracking shipments of imported goods, monitor the progress and estimated arrival times of shipments, and establish a reliable estimate of the overall cost of imported goods. Calculation of a more accurate actual cost at which to receive the goods. (Syspro) 

Process imports and export of goods

Administer Purchase Orders

Keeps informed with respect to all company policies related to the sale of company's product.

Attend to any other reasonable tasks given to you by your manager / Assist where and when required by Management

Key Accountabilities:

Imports • Exports • LCT (Landed Cost Tracking) • Sales Orders • Container Planning • Purchase orders

Planning and Organisation:

Plan & Co-ordinate shipments of goods

Ensuring compliance with both company, legislative, and customer standards


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Market related experience of 3 or more years (Supply Chain / Logistics environment). 

Knowledge of shipping procedures.

Buyer, Warehouse & Import experience will be an added advantage

Syspro & JDE (JD Edwards) system experience an advantage 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Problem-solving skills

Excellent telephone manners and skills.

High level of computer literacy.

Proficient to write and speak English.

Flexible and conscientious.

Able to prioritise and work under pressure.

Key Competencies:

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts

Planning & Prioritising

Be thorough and pay attention to detail


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