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Operations Manager
R84000 / month
June 12, 1984

About Candidate

  1. PROFILE
    I am a growth-focused Supply Chain professional who attribute her outstanding track record of achievement to her ability to provide operational oversight, direct the end-to-end supply chain including but not limited to; logistics management, supply and demand planning, production management, inventory management, procurement management, distribution as well as leading multiple continuous improvement and supply chain projects.

ACHIEVEMENTS
– Saved funds (~R1.3m) on the GE Transportation TFR233 project via re-kitting and effective, efficient Logistics Management, distribution as well as Inventory turnover good ratio
– Played a key role in VSPM (Value Stream Process Mapping) for TFR233 Project which resulted in streamlined and well-integrated process from A-Z SCM
– Achieved an overall 0.6% of forecasting error for the whole TFR233 Project
– Achieved stock take results of +102 VAR at Dunlop June 2020 and -207 December 2020 Stock takes, huge diff compared to the -5 699 VAR achieved by my predecessors in Sept 2019.

Location

Education

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NCert Freight Forwarding NQF3 2007
Global Trade Training

Freight Forwarding

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Dip Logistics and SCM 2012
Damelin

Logistics and SCM

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NHD Mechanical Engineering NQF7 2017
ICG

Mechanical Engineering NQF7

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BCom NQF7 2016
RBS

Business Management, Economics, Marketing Management

B
BCom Hons NQF8 2017
RBS

Operations and SCM, Economics, HRM

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MBA 2022
RBS

MBA

Work & Experience

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Operations Manager 11/01/2021 - 03/17/2022
Makro DC

Leading the logistics activities to stores - Manage relationships with transporters and key suppliers - Ensure transport planning and logistic costs are optimized and budget is kept minimal. - Produce monthly management reports for executive review. - Manage Departments KRA Process - Manage all disciplinary and grievance aspects of direct reports and facilitate same within the rest of the department - Managing Inbound, inventory, claims as well as outbound

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Operations Manager 11/01/2019 - 10/31/2021
Dunlop Factory

- Leading the logistics activities of Dunlop finished gods and raw materials - Develop and implement key strategies to continuously improve the distribution model at SRSA for both domestic (branches, customers, retailers) and export market (African, SRI Japan, Iraq) . - Improve efficiencies on how tyres are distributed to market, reduce double handling and unnecessary movement of tyres, across regions. - Optimise clearing and forwarding costs for SRSA. - Develop and implement logistics operation plans, schedules and procedures for Dunlop - Manage relationships with transporters and key service providers. - Ensure transport planning and logistic costs are optimized at SRSA and budget is kept minimal. - Produce monthly management reports for executive review. - Compilation of Quarterly overage stock report and slow-moving stock for Sales team to review and resolve - Supply planning & Forecasting for branches stock distribution - Processing and Management of internal & external customers’ POs - Processing and Management of all SRSA insurance claims - Processing all Domestic Pricing credit notes on SAP - Processing all Export Credit notes on SAP - Manage Departments KRA Process - Manage all disciplinary and grievance aspects of direct reports and facilitate same within the rest of the department - Managing the Receiving area (receiving from Production Testing department) and compiling a recon of WP92 vs CAG* (Finished goods) - Quality control on all FG received from Production Reason for leaving: Relocation to following the death of family members breadwinners as a result of covid-19

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Operations Lead: Demand and Supply Planning 01/01/2019 - 10/31/2019
Flowrox

• Supply & demand Planning Materials Management - overall responsibility of purchasing (Contracts, Supplier collaboration and Management, Purchase Planning, Inventory Management and Operational Purchasing tasks. • Accurate delivery planning to insure on time deliveries to our customers. • Managing logistics for the SSA o Obtaining quotations and Booking of trucks in accordance with load dims/weight o Preparing internal roadfreight manifests o Decisions on consols or Full loads/ specialized loads o Invoicing o Dispatching of drivers (ensuring they have complete sets of shipping docs, valid license and passport if across the border, permit/access to the plant or mines in accordance with each site’s requirement) o Record keeping of dispatch notes and PODs • Responsible for Supplier auditing • Creation of Work Orders, processing of Sales and Purchase Orders for SSA • Team Lead - managing of subordinates (Leadership role, development of skills and abilities; support / assist with personnel planning; support/assist in problem solving, call offs, delivery delays, projects etc. • Production Planning and Capacity Allocation • Prioritization Development Activities Project Management and Customer Projects - full function Co-operation and spirit among Group All other tasks which employer will assign • Production and Materials Planning • Creating a forecast in accordance with our Production Schedules Reason for leaving: Org restructured in RSA and option given to me was a downgrade/demotion which I declined (refer to recommendation letter in my possession). Company has since been sold

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Planning and Execution Lead 02/01/2015 - 09/30/2017
GE General Electric

• Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs. • Ensure operational alignment with production plan • leads all Master Production Scheduling Planning for the GESAT Locomotive Operation • leads inventory forecasting and reporting for the GESAT WH • managing logistics of materials sources globally into RSA for the project • Work closely with plant leaders, material managers, & Sourcing to ensure achievable fulfillment planning • Inspect the completed sub-assemblies to ensure the end-user customer’s quality standards are met and compile quality reports • Review input/output models to forecast expected inventory levels for the GESAT W/H • Coordinate the master production schedule for a plant site and ensure a consistent handoff of planning information to the production work cells • Gather production metrics and periodically report these metrics to the materials manager • Ensure that the master schedule and production schedules are synchronized • Ensure that materials (free issues) are sent to BUB suppliers on time in full in accordance with their production plans • Inventory Management • Managing logistics for the entire project Reason: Retrenched after completion of TFR233 project

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Imports Coordinator 01/03/2011 - 01/31/2013
Engen Oil Petroleum

• Planning, stock levels and placing orders with our international suppliers • Checking stock levels at the plants and supplying accordingly • Applying for a forward cover for all shipments • Processing invoices on SAP • Cross over sales and ensuring effective delivery of goods of products to the correct w/house • Cost centre maintenance • Ensuring the payment of NPA and Customs statements are paid on time • Preparation of DA190 certs and forwarding to concerned parties • Provide import estimates and information regarding importing into country • Provide customer service to internal departments and overseas affiliates/clients. • Maintain import data and verify information accuracy. • Classify all entries, resolve import problems and monitor imports for incoming exhibitions. • Assist the import manager with projects as requested. • Managing sea-freight, roadfreight and airfreight of all shipments Reason: Left to further my studies on a full-time basis and achieved 3 qualifications as listed above

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Imports Controller 04/16/2007 - 09/30/2008
Bridge Shipping - Steinweg

• Extracting and capturing of manifests so as to submit to our local authorities • Handling SOB and ANFs to clients (Freight Forwarders) • Invoices processing, Admin duties as well as filing • Track and trace of shipments as well as communicating same with customers and Managers Reason: relocation to JHB

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Inbound Controller 02/01/2010 - 12/31/2010
LG Electronics

• Placing orders with LG headquarters in South Korea per RSA demand • Receiving shipments from Head-quarters in South Korea and distributing to LG customers (e.g. GAME, Makro etc) in SA in accordance with their stock levels and supply plans. • Downloading and printing new shipments from the systems, and preparing/ sending out clearing instructions to our agent • Spot checking the invoices against approved/normal charges • Obtaining SOBs and updating everybody involved • Obtaining ETAs from NPA • Planning and transferring stock from Durban to JHB warehouse vice versa, in accordance to stock levels • Processing Insurance claims and invoices • Arranging for delivery of containers with Receiving manager in accordance with my planning • Managing INBOUND MASTER SHEET for record keeping and info distribution • Interacting with our 3PL (Value Logistics) to: o Pre-book trucks for future load per INBOUND report o 3PL account’s reconciliation and processing payment o Preparing and planning loads on Superlinks for effective and efficient use of space o Invoicing o Record keeping of dispatch notes and PODs Reason: Offered permanent job at Engen Petroleum.

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Imports Exports Clerk 04/03/2006 - 04/13/2007
UTi - DSV

• Tracking and tracing of shipments as well as communicating same with customers and Managers • Circulating around different department as part of the Learnership • Obtaining ETAs from shipping lines and updating customers thereof • Sending out of SOB details to customers and controllers Reason: Learnership completed and got a permanent opportunity at Bridge shipping.