RCL Foods Vacancies – Industrial Engineer

Website RCL Foods

Job Description:

The purpose of the role is to design and deliver supply chain solutions using world-class optimisation, planning and analytics technologies. Support the design & implementation of complex, in-depth Supply Chain solutions to existing and prospective customers, applying Supply Chain knowledge and advanced analytics to real business requirements in order to ensure a cost-effective, sustainable and executable solution is provided that satisfies our customer requirements and helps us to ‘go beyond’. Provide support, analysis, design, and insight regarding network, warehouse and transport optimization

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to Junior Supply Chain analysts in order to drive and manage efforts across various internal- and external teams and to make critical informed decisions under pressure.
  • Evaluating warehouse capacity for current and future operations to handle optimal product flows.
  • Develop and deliver compelling presentations using data and graphics to communicate insights and implications for Supply Chain decision-making.
  • Participate in the development & improvement of forecasting approaches and provide technical leadership to Junior Supply Chain analysts.
  • Under the direction of the Supply Chain Solutions Architect and supported by the Junior Supply Chain analysts, work closely with cross-functional teams from Customer, Commercial, Operations, Planning and IT departments to deliver innovative Supply Chain solutions and a superior customer experience.
  • Review forecasting methodologies and impact on current network and service levels.
  • Analysing, evaluating & comparing different scenarios based on business criteria or model sensitivities in order to determine the impact on operating cost, volume flow paths, service, capacity, throughput & risk.
  • Identification of data required to meet Supply Chain modelling requirements.
  • Identifying short term opportunities/efficiencies
  • Cleansing, consolidation, transformation & validation of multiple data sources (types & systems) based on analysis requirements.
  • Assist with creation, maintenance & improvement of key analytical models feeding into supply chain design models & ad-hoc behavioural analysis to drive optimisation.

Job Requirements:

  • Matric and completed a Tertiary Qualification in BEng Industrial / Systems Engineering (University level).
  • Ideal candidate would additionally have some Costing experience.
  • Knowledge/experience with data analytics using MS Power BI, SQL and/or ETL tools.
  • Experience in, or knowledge of, Supply Chain planning, forecasting and design.
  • Demonstrated experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • A Postgraduate or Master’s degree would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with planning, forecasting, transportation, inventory management, and strategic sourcing.
  • 3 – 4 years’ work experience in a similar Supply Chain role, applying analytical methods to Supply Chain and business problems.

Job Details:

Company: RCL Foods

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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