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  • Posted: May 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    Inventory Specialist - Strategic Supplier Program

    Job Description:

    • An analyst working as part of a team to identify and implement high-impact physical supply chain initiatives focused on working capital (inbound inventory) & supply chain cost reduction and performance improvement.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Work as an analyst in PSC project and strategic initiatives relating to the working capital reduction.
    • Standardized vendor-owned inventory (VOI) models including VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory), consignment, in-company stores.
    • Excess reduction via supplier buy-back or supplier-driven market solutions.
    • Prioritizing supplier performance efforts, to reduce lead times and lead time variability.
    • Development and execution of Obsolete and Excess Disposal Strategy.
    • Review and assess current MRP levels and suggestion to MRP levels at supplier stores.
    • Implementation of an EDI (ERP Integration) and catalogues for management of VOI/VMI to ensure visibility and seamless transactions.
    • Building and maintaining long-term relationships with suppliers.
    • Collaboration with Category Management and BU teams on VOI/VMI strategy and execution.
    • Analyze the end-to-end inbound Supply Chain to identify opportunities for performance enhancement, working capital reduction and/or direct cost reduction.


    • A qualification in a Supply Chain discipline with specific reference to Physical Supply Chain.

    Knowledge and Experience:

    • Supply chain optimization in an operational and/or consulting role is essential.
    • Inventory management experience in an industry with a complex inventory profile, high-criticality items and rigorous policy requirements is essential.
    • Financial implications of supply chain activities on working capital is a distinct advantage.
    • Expertise in Category management within an inventory management environment.
    • Hands on experience with analyzing big data and making forecasts.
    • Supplier performance and monitoring.

    Additional information:
    Who we are

    • We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.  As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

    What we offer

    • When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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