Supply Chain Internships at Famous Brands Johannesburg

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TCO/Supplier Management

  • Responsible for company-wide commodity
  • Proposes/facilitates TCO reduction initiatives
  • Leads negotiations with suppliers and structures agreements
  • Identifies strategic impact of key industry/technological trends on commodity
  • Monitors supplier and team performance
  • Develops suppliers
  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives
  • Understands impact of applicable commodity related legislation
  • Implement and integrate solutions across multiple disciplines as required
  • Develop stakeholder management strategies for key external stakeholders so as to position Famous Brands in a more competitive and sustainable space

Understands Supplier Industry

  • Review industry literature and new supplier products
  • Build and update supplier cost models

Understands User Needs

  • Understand production and usage forecasts by SKU
  • Identify potential / best brand names and specifications
  • Re-specify product inputs

Inventory Management

  • Participates in long-term strategic planning process that will impact commodities
  • Participates in commodity management forecasting process
  • Proposes inventory reduction targets
  • Provides input on issues regarding commodity logistics
  • Identifies improvement opportunities regarding the commodity

Order Placement

  • Provides oversight over order fulfillment process

IT & Systems Support

  • Volume and Price forecasting processes and systems
  • Contract management – Supplier evaluation and selection, pricing research and history
  • Oversight of order management and supplier payment

People Development

  • Takes responsibility for self-development
  • Evaluates, coaches and develops core commodity/supply chain team members
  • Gives input into evaluation of non-commodity management members


Education and Experience

  • BSc or B.Com degree
  • MBA preferred
  • Demonstrated involvement at a Senior level in an organisation
  • Must have managed a cross-functional team with a proven track record of achieving targets and developing people

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Ability to build relationships with EXCO and Line executives
  • Demonstrate the ability to source best practice from the external market and apply appropriate solutions to create shift in the Famous Brands business
  • Understand value chains and be able to generate integrated solutions with colleagues from other disciplines
  • Ability to develop and maintain networks across industries
  • Computer modelling skills
  • Highly motivated, energetic and results oriented
  • A team player with strong leadership ability
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Entrepreneurial by nature
  • A team player with strong leadership ability
  • An ability to deal at all levels of the organisation
  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Entrepreneurial nature

How to Apply

Apply online at Famous Brands site

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