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  • Posted: Oct 15, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Puma Energy is a dynamic, fast-growing global energy business. We help bring safe, high quality and affordable fuels, lubricants and other oil products to millions of business and retail customers every day. Across five continents our storage, refining, supply, retail, business-to-business, wholesale, aviation, bunker and LPG businesses help to fuel growth i...
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    Global Lubricants Supply Chain Manager

    The Global Lubricants Supply Chain Manager is responsible for developing and implementing best-in-class processes to manage Puma Lubricants Manufacturing and supply chain in most cost-effective and in a safely manner. Working closely with strategic suppliers, toll-blenders and setting up clear and consistent SLA’s and other important KPI’s /Ratio’s.

    • Developing and implementing best-in-class processes and practises to optimize and improve entire manufacturing operation. Setting clear KPI’s to measure and report on progress.
    • Building strong relationships with chosen blenders for Puma Lubricants globally to ensure a most cost effective operation. Regular reviews and audits on the agreed processes, HSSE and deliverables.
    • Responsible for correct product formulations updates and coding and working closely with the Global Lubricants Technology Manager. Correct Implementation of global harmonization process and update Technical Data Sheets (TDS) as well Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) were needed.
    • Implement new Lubricant products (SKU’s) on-time, updating labels and packaging and informing countries on time-lines.
    • Manage and confirm 3-4 month forecasting and ordering from countries to Toll-blenders.
    • Manage the logistic process from toll-blender to countries. Building strong relationships with logistic providers and developing and implementing cost-effective solutions. Agree and implement defined Ratios such as SLA’s and (D)IFOT and measure and report monthly.
    • Setting up SLA’s with Toll-blenders and monitoring them monthly and agree mitigation plans if necessary.
    • Build strong relationships with all suppliers (additives, base-oils, Packaging, etc) and put a strong cost-discipline (negation) in place.
    • Provide monthly performance reports. Managing and rationalize the number of SKU’s and inventory Management in countries.


    • Minimum of 5 years of business experience.
    • Senior role as plant manager from larger organizations for minimum of 5 years.
    • Supply Chain Manager for minimum of 5 years.
    • Preferably experience in similar positions.
    • Managed a team of people.


    • Understanding of supply chain management – Lubricants experience would be advantageous.
    • Tribology.
    • Knowledge of diverse Logistic solutions.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes.
    • Knowledge of Lubes blending processes.
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong Microsoft Excel skill
    • Project management skills
    • Negotiation Skills
    • Leadership / Management Skills


    • Strong communication ability and exceptional presentation skills
    • Result oriented
    • Strong and hands on problem solver
    • Ability to meet deadlines, complete projects and manage multiple tasks within a continuously changing business environment


    Key Relationships and Department Overview:

    • Regional Lubricants Managers
    • Global Head of Lubricants
    • Global Technology Manager Lubricants
    • Lubricants Segment Managers
    • Regional Lubricants Supply Chain Managers
    • Finance Team / Stock controllers
    • Tax Team

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Puma Energy on to apply
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