Supply Chain Manager
June 3, 1990

About Candidate



GRADE 12 2008
Barnard Molokoane
N6 Management Assistant 2012
Tshwane South College

Work & Experience

Procurement Category Lead 04/01/2021
Corteva Agriscience

• Understand business objectives and strategies and aligns sourcing projects accordingly • Utilize the Strategic Sourcing Process and associated governance protocol for sourcing projects • Develop, implement, and execute a supply strategy based on market conditions, business/supply chain needs and available resources • Drive for results, evaluate business and market opportunities targeting on the ones with best results to the company • Deliver innovative and competitively advantaged solutions • Negotiate pricing, payment and delivery terms and execute contract agreements as appropriate • Support global teams on global negotiations • Solid understanding in procurement market drivers for the portfolio and manages accordingly • Use the company tools to efficiently run Sourcing projects including RFx • Collaborate with functional and business partners to understand business requirements and align the sourcing strategy and implementation plans to implement Sourcing projects • Monitor and drive supplier performance against key performance indicators • Create value and develop optimization through Supplier Relationship Management • Manage Supplier Relationships including the commercial relationship, resolution of escalated issues • Understand and practice appropriate work process governance and compliance • Looks for opportunities to support functional initiatives and improve productivity

Sourcing Specialist 12/03/2018 - 02/25/2021

• Manages day-to-day on-going sourcing and purchasing goods and services • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers • Building and maintaining internal and external relationships • Resolve internal queries with Source-2-Pay • Handle urgent request from stakeholders • Negotiating with supplier for better pricing on materials • Monitor MRP demands and create orders accordingly • Conducts regular supplier meetings and implements improvement strategies with suppliers • Creates, nurtures, and enhances supplier relationships • Assists the business by adhering to the internal savings goals • Monitor supplier performance to ensure that delivery dates and Quality and pricing are always met • Vendor creation and amend the changes accordingly • Update and maintain the vendor master file daily • Managing in the vendor master clean up

Direct Material and Packaging Purchaser 05/01/2018 - 12/03/2018

• Sourced suppliers and check costs, quality, and levels of service • Created, reviewed, updated and placed purchase orders based on MRP and requisition demand and requirements • Expedited overdue and outstanding PO’s and requested better delivery dates where required • Followed up on the booking of the orders and made sure invoices were processed • Handled daily supply issues along the requisition-to-pay process • Ensured compliance with company policies and procedures • Obtained quotations from suppliers and negotiate a better pricing • Managed contract and contract including electronic catalogue and outline agreements over lifecycle for approved suppliers • Conducted spot-buying for ad-hoc low value purchase not covered by contracts and drive simplification of current practices • Ensured order acknowledgements were updated and correct ETA dates, lead time days are updated on the PO’s • Assisted internal and external customers with urgent SC related orders or queries

Buyer 04/03/2017 - 04/02/2018

• Created, reviewed, updated and placed purchase orders based on MRP and requisition demand and requirements • Expedited overdue and outstanding PO’s and requested better delivery dates where required • Negotiated the best prices, checking vendor costs, quality, and levels of service • Maintained info records and source list records on SAP with vendors, lead times, pricing, Tax codes • Ensured completion & or follow up of full purchasing process from RFQ to Supplier payment • Ensured NCR/CCRP is raised with suppliers for short/oversupplies and ensure credit notes/debit notes/invoices are received and processed • Ensured all cost savings are reported for non-stock items and any other opportunities that arise • Evaluated bids, quotes, RFQ’s for optimal values and made recommendations • Reached the team target for the year • Assisted SC Specialists with supplier agreements, meetings and exceeded global targets