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8 Mar 2019


Job Description

The role

This role is responsible for operational supply chain which includes forecast accuracy and maintaining relationships with internal and external supplier for a range of Rock tools product lines.

Key performance areas

  • Ensure continuous communication and collaboration with key stakeholders to secure the material forecast through S&OP process
  • Maintain inventory parameters in collaboration with Regional Demand Manager for all responsible stockrooms to secure customer service levels, while optimizing global inventory
  • Work with all relevant stakeholders to establish both short and long-term inventory strategies
  • Replenishment planning:
    • Release orders according to system requisitions and customer orders
    • Manage expediting requests from regions
  • Review allocated outstanding backorders and address issues related to pricing and exceptional quantities
  • Determine shipping methods due to urgency and stock levels
  • Resolve warehouse & shipping discrepancies, such as over/ short shipment, wrong/ damaged goods
  • Perform monthly analysis and report on inventory and forecast KPI’s

Key Performance Indicators

  • Forecast Accuracy
  • Fill Rate
  • Obsolete & Slow-Moving Inventory Reduction
  • Days in Inventory
  • Airfreight Reduction

Your profile

  • Diploma/ Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • 5 years’ experience in inventory planning and logistics is important, as is a strong affinity for figures and data
  • Advanced knowledge within ERP-Systems and Excel/ Access
  • Analytics and a motivation for delivering results
  • Experience as a Buyer or Analyst in a mining or construction industry is advantageous


  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Result-oriented
  • Team player
  • Analytical and issue-resolution skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Strong customer focus


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