Industrial Engineer (Production, Warehousing & Logistics)

Location: Cape Winelands

Ref: LRP21026

Type: Permanent

Industry: Professional

An advanced agricultural services business specializing in various precision farming solutions and services as well as specialized plant nutrition products, who operates throughout South Africa and within selected international markets, is seeking to employ a junior Industrial Engineer to join their Cape Winelands team on a permanent basis.

The Industrial Engineer with some Production, Supply chain or Logistics background, will ensure that orders and product needs are fulfilled timeously by acting as the link between the Agriculturists, the Production team, Admin team and various depots based nationally.

Please note that recently qualified Industrial Engineers will be considered.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Keep track of outstanding orders and communicate delivery to depots.
  • Manage consignment stock at all depots to ensure that minimum requirements are met.
  • Communicate eta of long-distance transport.
  • Manage offloading of trucks and issue delivery notes.
  • Ensure delivery notes are collected for consignment deliveries.
  • Request stock for production of unfilled consignment stock.
  • Request purchase orders for consignment stock.
  • Maintain information regarding stock movement and levels at all depots.
  • Capture delivery notes on accounting system.
  • Develop and document the production scheduling and capacity planning processes.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills to liaise with relevant stakeholders, a thorough understanding of processes and systems, good attention to detail, highly evolved problem-solving skills, and the ability to make timely decisions.

Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in BEng Industrial Engineering will be preferred
  • Other relevant degree or diploma qualification will however be considered.
  • Experience in the agricultural industry and warehousing would be advantageous, but newly qualified professionals will be considered.
  • Sound and proven skills in planning, organising, directing, controlling & monitoring.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Fully bilingual (Afrikaans and English).
  • Ability to maintain high standards under pressure.
  • Ability to function well both individually and as part of a team.     

Remuneration – Market related and negotiable, dependant on skills and experience

 

HOW TO APPLY 

  • Ensure you meet all the requirements
  • Complete all the requested information below
  • Remember to attach your CV
  • Once your application has been made, you will receive a generic e-mail to confirm the receipt of your application
  • Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not be contacted by a consultant within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.