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Supply Chain Executive / Operations Executive

  • Remote, South Africa
  • Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Sandton, South Africa
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Cape Town, South Africa
+4 more

Job description

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Supply Chain Manager to join our e-commerce team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing and optimizing the entire supply chain process, from procurement to distribution, ensuring efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and high-quality standards to meet our customers' needs.

Key Responsibilities

Supply Chain Strategy: Develop and implement supply chain strategies aligned with business goals, focusing on cost reduction, quality improvement, and timely delivery.

Inventory Management: Oversee inventory levels to ensure optimal stock availability, minimize excess inventory, and reduce costs associated with storage and obsolescence.

Supplier Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating contracts, and ensuring adherence to quality standards and delivery schedules.

Logistics Coordination: Manage logistics operations, including warehousing, transportation, and distribution, to ensure efficient and cost-effective delivery of products to customers.

Demand Forecasting: Collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to forecast demand accurately and plan inventory accordingly.

Process Optimization: Continuously evaluate and improve supply chain processes to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction.

Quality Assurance: Ensure all products meet quality standards and regulatory requirements, implementing quality control measures throughout the supply chain.

Risk Management: Identify potential risks in the supply chain and develop mitigation strategies to minimize disruptions.

Data Analysis: Utilize data and analytics to monitor supply chain performance, identify trends, and make informed decisions.

Budget Management: Develop and manage the supply chain budget, ensuring financial targets are met and resources are allocated effectively.

Job requirements


Experience: 5+ years of experience in supply chain management, logistics, or a related field, preferably within an e-commerce environment.


◦ Strong understanding of supply chain processes, inventory management, and logistics.

◦ Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

◦ Proficiency in supply chain management software (e.g., SAP, Oracle) and Microsoft Office Suite.

◦ Strong English communication skills.

◦ Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.


◦ Strategic thinker with a proactive approach to problem-solving.

◦ Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

◦ Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Remote, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+4 more