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  • Posted on: 15 July, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Perfetti Van Melle is a privately owned company, producing and distributing candies and chewing gums in more than 150 countries worldwide.

    Employing over 18.000 people and operating 35 companies throughout the world, Perfetti Van Melle has a true global reach: it is present in the Asia Pacific Region, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas
    The industrial adventure of Perfetti Van Melle began many years ago, but it was in March 2001 that the current Group was set up through the merger of Perfetti Spa and Van Melle N.V. In July 2006 the Group acquired the Spanish company Chupa Chups S.A., famous all over the world for its lollypops.

    Our brands convey the passion we have for our products. We continuously explore new ways of doing things and innovative ideas that will inspire and delight our consumers worldwide. Our global brands Mentos, Chupa Chups, Alpenliebe gratify, refresh, inspire consumers of all ages around the globe. Other brands are extremely popular in regional markets with innovative tastes that match local preferences.

    Supply Chain Manager



    Co-ordinate  planning in line with production programs, ordering, reception, stocking, releasing raw and packing materials for production and timely transfer of finished goods from the Factory to the Company distributors or directly to the customer according to confirmed orders.


    • Coordinates personnel and resources to ensure company’s objectives are achieved.
    • Sustains interface with Procurement, Sales & Marketing and the Production Departments to ensure uninterrupted flow of materials, supplies and services as required, in line with approved standards

    • Plans the activities and projects of a Supply Chain department , develops Supply Chain department budgets, obtains, allocates and monitors resources to operational purchasing activities and projects;

    • Ensures purchasing policies and procedures with respect to operational purchasing are followed.

    • Co-ordinates the planning, ordering and receipt of Raw / Packaging Materials and dispatch of finished goods from the Factory Warehouse to Company’ distributors and customers.

    • Responsible for right level of (safety) stocks to ensure uninterrupted production.

    • Responsible for overseeing the inventory management process, defining departmental strategies for appropriate inventory levels, eliminating obsolete and off-spec material, and reduce aging material

    • Develops methods and procedures for scheduling of raw and packaging materials from suppliers to support manufacturing in achieving customer demand and minimizing cost impacts to the Company

    • Ensure that the relevant logistics applications are used appropriately and correctly to generate timely and accurate reports for management information in line with group standard.

    • Ensure Company is in compliance with laws and regulations regarding transportation and resolve any legal issues pertaining to transportation/distribution of company raw material and finished goods

    • Liaises with Research & Development and Production Departments for the release of raw/packaging materials as well as finished goods on timely basis

    • Ensures that the internal transportation facilities are adequate and functional

    • Recommend approval of purchase orders to the Managing Director after verifying   the proper goods or services are ordered with the right quantity and with the right delivery date and place

    • Perform performance evaluation of Contractors, Suppliers as well as transporters

    Desired Skills and Experience

    EDUCATION: Degree in Engineering, Sciences or any other numerate disciplines.

    WORK EXPERIENCE: At least 5-7 years post qualification experience (in a manufacturing environment) in Planning, Logistics or Supply Chain related functions


    • High level of integrity and honesty.

    • Proactive

    • Good & effective communication skills.

    • Multitasking

    • Strong planning skills


    • Result Driven
    • Analytical
    • Planning & Organization
    • Teamwork

    Method of Application

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