Supply Chain Manager
June 6, 1980

About Candidate

I am an ambitious, self-motivated and meticulous individual who does not hesitate in taking an extra step in order to complete tasks to the best of my ability.  I work independently and professionally thereby requiring very little or no assistance from others.  I can work well under pressure and capable of multi-tasking.  I’m a very responsible and patient person, who others can rely on.  My good integrity, attention to detail and strong inter-personnel skills ensures that I am an employee of value.  I enjoy problem solving and working with figures.  The position that I currently hold has contributed to enhancing my logical skills.



Higher Certificate in Supply Chain Management 2021- 2022

Work & Experience

Supply Chain Officer 01/03/2017 - 03/31/2022
Cipla - Mirren

• Responsible for managing, controlling and directing the material planning, inventory control ,storage and receiving & distribution functions • Develop, implement and maintains policy to assure the timely flow of materials to all Mirren production sites (Mirren Columbia & CMM) and the dispatch of finished goods to CDG within established time frames. • Assist and appraise production plan in line with customer requirements. • Develop and maintain of inventory control systems to track status of purchase orders, inventory and production requirements. • Monitor and trouble shoot material availability in event of gap. • Assisting in finalisation of production plan with appropriate personnel. • Improve productivity in plant without compromising GMP & Safety practices & controls. • Assisting in oversee of entire supply chain process. • Negotiate prices with suppliers. • Authorize quotes for Buyer to place orders on ERP system. • Review and authorize purchase orders once printed from ERP system. • Ensure that suppliers deliver correct stock with all relevant documents as per SOP (COA’s COC’s & MSDS) • Generate cost savings year on year. • New vendor approvals & obtaining documentation from Vendors for cross functional departments approvals. • Source new products and current products from new suppliers. • De risk single source Vendors by identifying alternates. Generating paperwork in line with GMP standards to support onboarding of proposed alternate suppliers. • Ensure that there are NO line stoppages at any production plant due to non-availability of materials. • Manage buyer activities. • Authorize requisitions for indirects from relevant departments. • Create, maintain SOP’s in support of procurement and warehouse functions. • Manage all direct/indirect & services procurement activities. • Appraisals of major suppliers annually. • Oversee and finalise all Capex orders. • Maintaining GMP in all warehouse & creating efficiencies in all warehouses. • Adhering to legal & safety requirements (OHS ACT) for storage in warehouses (height/weights/sprinkler proximity/etc.) • Oversee inventory management of raw & packaging material. • Troubleshooting with cross functional departments on matters arising. • Coaching and empowerment of staff & ensuring that staff are trained accordingly. • Creating development plans for all staff within function. • Oversee stock takes. • Fleet management of all company vehicles, forklifts and stackers. • Setting continuous improvement initiatives & KPI’s for team. • Review and update SOP’s and WI’s • Close out external & internal audit findings as well as CAPA’s. • Conduct vendor assessments and supplier audits. • New artwork approvals management. • Manage all GMP compliance documentation required for Supply chain such as CC’s Deviations, CA’s investigations, customer complaints, QTA’s & etc... • Managing & Reducing rejection process of materials on site with Suppliers. Minimizing rejections on site year on year. • Obtaining new credit application form suppliers. • COD payments reviews. • Forex payments reviews. • SARS – customs documents and clearing management. • Manage budget & capex for department. • Ensure that all FG invoices are according to customer orders and done on time. • Oversee that all expired stock sheets and paperwork handed in so that stock can be removed from the ERP system. • Negotiating and finalisation of all Capex orders.

Senior Procurement Officer 01/12/2012 - 31/11/2016
Tega Industries

• Creating Purchase Orders (Local and International) • Price Negotiations • Sourcing New Suppliers • Imports • Exports • BBBEE • Vendor Assessments • Raw Materials • Chemicals • CAPEX • Packaging • Fleet Management • Outstanding Order Reporting

Procurement - Buyer Engineering 01/03/2007 - 31/11/2012
Willmar - Continental Oil Mills

• Obtaining the best and most competitive pricing across a variety of Distributors. • Ensuring the timeous authorization of all orders, thus enabling the smooth and efficient outflow of customer requirements. • Realtime capturing of all relevant data to ensure reliable and accurate stock assessments. • Sourcing of new Suppliers. • Procuring items necessary for the production at various plant levels. • Receiving of goods and the immediate issuing of these items to the various departments for prompt production. • Receiving of invoices from suppliers and forwarding them for processing • Ensuring permissible discounts. • Project purchasing (Eg. a R220 Million crushing and extraction plant)


CEO Award 2020
CEO Award for integration