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  • Posted: Mar 1, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • BURN designs, manufactures, and distributes aspirational fuel-efficient cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world.BURN has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling a high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized cookstoves.Since 2013, BURN has sold 200,000+ high quality, locally manu...
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    Assistant Manager Planning & Supply Chain Management

    Job description

    • Determine the required materials and management processes for new and existing products using Microsoft NAV ERP and generating purchase orders.
    • Develop and maintain all MRP and downstream processes related to MRP in Microsoft NAV
    • Ensure all output data from MRP is accurate and undertake analysis for any deviations and errors.
    • Negotiate terms, production lead times, follow up for payment (as per terms) for international material suppliers.
    • Manage inventory levels based on customer demand, agreed min-max stock levels and financial requirements.
    • Track production volumes, and monitor customer demand patterns and purchasing trends. Undertake risk assessment and mitigation activities on material availability.
    • Develop, prepare and share planning reports and trends as required
    • Ensure proper records keeping of all related documents including Duty Remission, inbound items, clearing documentation.
    • Coordinate with departments for clear specifications for accurate supply chain processes.
    • Supply and demand planning and spend analysis and communicate of action plans.
    • Manage all inbound logistics for materials, spares, parts and other incoming component.
    • Negotiate and develop contracts, terms and deadlines with vendors and suppliers.
    • Aid in Reconciliation of duty remission scheme materials and lodging of documents with KRA.
    • Create and implement procurement strategies and processes that are innovative, cost-effective, and incorporate the growing complexities and challenges within industry whilst driving continuous improvement.

    Requirements-Hiring manager to fill in desired characteristics:

    • Degree in Supply Chain, Procurement or equivalent
    • Experience in procurement from Asia especially China and India with knowledge of freight forwarding requirements in Asia and Kenya
    • Hands-on experience with ERP systems – preferably Microsoft NAV
    • Experience in international sourcing and hard supplier negotiations skills
    • Good understanding of import and export processes
    • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
    • Self-Starter and Self-driven 

    Degree qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to BURN on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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