Heinz Foods South Africa Vacancies: Logistics /Supply Chain Analyst

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23 Oct, 2014

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Logistics Jobs in South Africa

Purpose of the Role

To drive focus and collaboration on customer service level measurements being a customer centric organisation. To compile service levels from Heinz and IRL/ICL as our 3rd party logistics service providers, and pro-actively communicate on a weekly basis to key customers. To compare against customer service levels ,understand differences in collaboration and alignment with 3rd party service providers and customers, and make proposals in terms of corrective actions where required. To optimise processes and drive improvements to add to the value chain. To identify cost saving initiatives that can be tracked and added to Logistic savings.


Key Responsibilities

Operational Management

Engage dispatch staff and team leaders on process improvements and initiatives and compile CSL data from all relevant parties’.
Drive the culture of problem solving from any deviations from target on process optimisation..
Engage employees on usage of VM boards to identify losses and eliminating them.

b. Technical Expertise and Insight
To be thorough and analytical on problem solving techniques.
Working on strict timelines.

C. Information Management

Leadership Standards
Create a culture of execution
Display business insight and innovate
Develop commitment through engagement


Business principles
Problem solving methodologies
Leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
Production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products


Planning and organization
Project management
Computer literacy (MS Office, including MS Projects )
Verbal and written communication
Report writing
Logical thinking
Innovative thinking
Problem solving
Sound communication skills
Behavioral Attributes
Initiative and assertive
Tolerant of stress and pressure
Attention to detail
Deadline driven
Able to prioritize
Able to leverage technology
Organizational awareness


Continuously update CSL data sheets on the computer and generate/distribute daily, weekly and monthly reports.
Intermediate knowledge of Excel would be advantageous.



Truck Utilization %
Cost per Ton %
Potential projects ID and quantifying
Truck turnaround time
Load in full and correct



Grade 12
Tertiary Qualification: BComm Logistics Management / Honours Logistics Management


How to Apply

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Apply online before 13/11/2014.
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