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Production & Logistics Strategist

  • Ad Placed : 02 Dec 2019 23:30:24 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Part Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Manufacturing
    Other Manufacturing
  • Region : Eastern Cape
  • Company : King Recruitment Solutions

A manufacturing concern is seeking a Production and Logistics Strategist with the purpose of continuously developing the Manufacturing Excellence strategy.

Open position : Production & Logistics Strategist

Location : Uitenhage

Salary : Market related

Type : 12 month temporary contract

Job requirements :

• Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Industrial Management, Finance, Economics or equivalent

• Proven track record of minimum 3 years’ experience in consultancy industry

  • · Minimum 5 years in Automotive or related (aviation and railway) industry
  • · Knowledge in strategy development from conceptualisation to execution and management thereof
  • · Experienced in Project management with solid knowledge on Finance and Manufacturing processes
  • · Computer literate in advanced PowerPoint, advanced Excel and Microsoft Office
  • · Leadership qualities and communication skills to handle senior management interaction, complex and wide-ranging discussions
  • · Administratively strong
  • · Self-driven, takes initiative, strong negotiator with clear opinions, good communicator, analytical / creative / innovative thinker and good inter-personal skills


Preferred requirements :

• Proficient in German language

• Extended network with external relevant stakeholders (government officials, consulting industry, other OEM’s, tertiary institutions)

• Understanding of Lean Manufacturing and entire value chain

• Digitalisation / Technology savvy


Duties :

  • · Establishment and roll out of Communications strategy including Corporate identity and Branding concept
  • · Establishment and roll out of Plant-wide Manufacturing Excellence training program for all employees including continuous refresh.
  • · Preparation and presentation to various leadership forums such as BoM, Pillar review and Production Management meeting
  • · Management and integration of Group and Brand strategies / initiatives (Transform Together, Together for Integrity) into Manufacturing Excellence.
  • · Synchronisation of Value Stream mapping activities with Manufacturing Excellence.
  • · Incorporation of internal partner divisions into Manufacturing Excellence plans and activities.
  • · Benchmarking with Group plants and local Auto industry on best practices as continuous stimulus to maintain and develop strategy momentum.
  • · Flexible to do adhoc tasks as required by line management

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