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Logistics Analyst


  • Minimum Grade 12. Post Matric Purchasing / Logistics related qualification will be advantageous


  • Minimum 3 years Purchasing/Logistics experience including core knowledge and skills
  • PC knowledge (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes)
  • SAP and MFG Pro knowledge is advantage
  • Materials flow (FIFO, Kanban, JIT, JTDS)
  • Understanding Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytic skills
  • Ability to cope with stressful situations
  • Teamwork approach

Purpose of the Job

  • Plan and carry out daily counting of raw materials for the East London plant as per cycle count plan


  • Manage and Supervise daily cycle counts on all materials in accordance to the ABC analysis
  • Perform line audits to ensure that the line/s is labelled correctly
  • Perform BOM audits
  • Verify that parts identified for a count are all booked in
  • Report any discrepancies to the material handler’s coordinator
  • Communicate with the receiving clerk regarding completeness of receipts and any documentation regarding stock movement before counting commence
  • Establish accurate cut-off points before counting
  • Ensure that counting scales are in good working order, note for calibration of scales and report any malfunctioning thereof to the Quality Department
  • Check with Quality Department for completeness of DMR’s, for the identified parts to be counted
  • Record counted quantities on cycle count work sheet and indicate in which area the stock was counted: e.g. Stores or Line side
  • Complete all calculations before handing in the cycle counting worksheet/s to the inventory controller
  • Perform stock discrepancy analysis
  • Perform stock take function and any other reasonable and lawful function as delegated
  • Assist in the Logistics performance monitoring
  • Monitors and management performance of cycle counters

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