You will be responsible for the organization, review and development of the materials control department. In this role, you will be asked to review, verify and control all material movement, transactions and reports, including receipt, issuance, usage and wastage, and attain robust cost controls pertaining to materials through verification and audit processes utilizing system reports and manual verification, developing a team of employees to drive efficient control measures implementing corrective actions where required.Accountabilities
In this position, you will set up, own and continuously develop material planning processes, create, review and participate in development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's). You will address key raw material processing functions, measuring product yields are in line with purchasing as well as regularly monitor measuring equipment to ensure specification weights are being adhered to.
Additionally, you will carry out specific auditing at various points of the production process, example final customer order physically matches the dispatched load ensuring up counts and down counts are actioned accordingly to reduce over boarding of meal. You will lead your team to success by overseeing daily activities as recruiting, training, developing and discipline to ensure a high standard of service delivery.
Also, you will ensure correct system processes/budget codes are adopted and orders are approved in accordance with company policy. You will use your analytical skills to review and verify all wastage reports and provide feedback to management and stakeholders on trend analysis in order to control cost and budget.
In order to be considered for this role, you would possess a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent and would have a minimum 7 years relevant experience. Knowledge of Food Safety Management as well as materials management experience are essential for this position. Your ability to understand complex vendor contracts and develop own specifications to meet operational and financial requirements will be crucial in this role.