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Job title: Material Expeditor
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 04 November 2020
Job reference no: 231335200

Job Description

  • Balance material availability, inventory turns, and freight
  • Ensure data accuracy (stocks, bill of material, and planning figures)
  • Avoid obsolete material
  • Weekly excess/slow-moving stock audit against agreed parameters.
  • Weekly audit of stock values in comparison with agreed targets.
  • Supplier delivery performance reports must be generated either weekly or monthly.
  • Ensure the control system for customs documentation is maintained at all times.
  • Implement & maintain a control system for imported stock as per customs & excise requirements.
  • Coordinate the delivery of containers to the warehouse.
  • Ensure that the necessary documentation is handed over to the warehouse.
  • Assist the receiving department with processing queries of supplier documents.
  • Assist the Finance department with any queries relating to supplied parts.
  • Ensure SMRR documents are communicated with imported suppliers as well as processed on MFG Pro and shortfall component orders raised.
  • Advise Freight Forwarders on parts that need to collect on an urgent basis as well as the method of transport.
  • Maintain the verification and control system with warehouses of purchased components.
  • Implement and maintain weekly control of ECR changes in accordance with BOS -: Run Out/Run In Control and balance out claims.
  • Implement & maintain control of premium freight charges in accordance with BOS and plant requirements.
  • Assist with regular static data audits on MFG PRO in order to maintain an up to date database at all times.
  • Assist with stock counts as and when required.
  • Develop and implement plans for the reduction of inventory and carry costs in line with agreed objectives without compromising service levels.
  • Responsible for ensuring optimum inventory levels are maintained in accordance with parameters set by the Logistics Manager or Plant Manager.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Post Matric qualification in Logistics or Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role (Preferable)
  • 3 years’ experience in Automotive / Factory Environment (Preferable)
  • Experience in Freight Transportation and/or Engineering Work Studies (Preferable)
  • Working Knowledge of Logistics policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of material flow concepts (FIFO, JIT and JTDs)
  • Knowledge of Packaging concepts (One-way; Returnable / Reusable; Stacking; Trolleys, etc)