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  • Posted: Oct 16, 2020
    Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
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    AECI is a South African based explosive and speciality chemical company focused on providing products and services to a broad spectrum of customers in the mining, manufacturing, agricultural, food and beverage, and general industrial sectors. it has regional and international businesses in Africa,South-East Asia, the USA and Australia. 

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    Application Specialist: Supply Chain Planning and Transportation Management Systems


    • AECI is looking to recruit a Application Specialist: Supply Chain Planning and Transportation Management Systems to work in Woodmead. AECI is committed to enabling individuals, previously disadvantaged by discriminatory practices to gain full and equal access to opportunities appropriate to their competency and potential.

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Developing, implementing, and leading the “future state” for Global Supply Chain Network strategy (transportation, distribution, warehousing, etc.).
    • Service as a business expert to drive innovation and connectivity in pursuit of supply chain planning and execution excellence.
    • Identify cost savings opportunities, lead business improvements and establish client service strategies.
    • Content/Stream Leadership in Supply Chain - IP Owner of the AECI Group Supply Chain systems and system requirements.
    • Manage Change Requests as the Supply Chain – Lead in the Systems Design Authority Produces and coordinates the yearly Supply Chain action plan and longer term Supply Chain roadmap, prepares reports for monthly update of same to Group Services Meetings.
    • Plan to deliver process mapping and improvement.
    • Continuously research on best practices in SAP and other IT systems and advise the Business Managers.
    • Manage vendor contracts in the area of AMS (maintenance of ERP systems).
    • Manage vendor contracts for large project management and key initiatives.
    • Comply with governance & compliance policies and procedures.
    • Comply with Safety, Health and Environment standards.
    • Establish continuous support program, monitor improvement.

    Qualifications & Experience    

    • Matric / Grade 12.
    • B.S. Degree in Supply Chain, Business Management, Industrial Engineering, Engineering or related. Advanced degree preferred.
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in optimization, logistics, distribution/warehousing, manufacturing operations to include supervisory experience.
    • SAP ERP certification (SAP K5+ or equivalent).
    • S&OP, Demand Mgt/Forecasting & MRP, Distr./Fleet Planning and Optimising/Transport Mgt experience on SAP.
    • Understanding of business processes and how they are related to an ERP system.
    • Ability to advise the business on best practice in the SAP Plan to deliver modules while making sure the solution meets the business needs.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office package skills.


    • Customer service orientation.
    • Analytical thinker.
    • Deadline driven.
    • Result orientated.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Team player.
    • Interpersonal skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AECI Limited on to apply

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