4 Jul 2022

Operations Controller at AB InBev

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Job Description


Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training & development.

Key Role Purpose:

Responsible to implement and uphold ABInBev safety standards. Manage the depot and area distribution, inventory, and warehousing functions so that customer service levels can be optimized and that benchmarked productivity standards are met. Implement standard operating processes in line with DPO standards. Manage VLC, ZBB and FLC budgets in line with annual flexed targets.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Safety and Health

  • Ensures a safe and healthy working environment for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ensures that legislative requirements are met and fully implemented;
  • Maintains a robust system of SIO generation and close out;
  • Quarterly safety reviews are conducted with the Depot and Logistic manager to identify risk trends and mitigation plans
  • Completes an annual risk review of internal and external processes, identifying relevant mitigation plans and implementing them

Quality

  • Ensures that logistics teams adhere to quality guidelines specified by the Zone so that customers receive stock as per ABInBev’s quality guidelines;
  • Adheres to Zone blocking mechanisms to ensure that blocked stock is at no time a risk to our stakeholders;
  • Manages DOC & stock age for finished goods inventories to proactively identify opportunities or alleviate write off risks with Regional Logistic Manager

Service Level

  • Maintains a healthy relationship with T1 &T2 carriers to ensure brewery throughput is maintained;
  • Maintains interactions with sales to identify opportunities for return of glass back to the brewery;
  • Engages with Planning Team around glass availability and sales requirements to support service level;
  • Ensures there is strict adherence to Inventory Policy within the warehouse;
  • Manages Service Level Agreements (SLA) on a weekly basis with Fleet, Quality and Sales/CIC;
  • Escalates relevant MBFU policy transgressions and takes appropriate actions to mitigate packaging downtime;
  • Manages weekly SLA with Sales with clearly documented information on sizing, sales forecast and potential SCOH; performance measures to be shared weekly includes refusals performance, sales curve index, OODD, drop size and OOS constraints

Cost Management

  • Drives a strict adherence to flexed budgets with the delivery, warehouse and inventory management;
  • Assumes overall accountability for Depot Logistics spend on both VLC, FLC and SCOH
  • Accounts for over/underspends on a weekly and monthly basis dependent on the GL frequency

People Management

  • Ensure that the Shop Floor are aligned in terms of goals and meeting routines to drive continuous improvement;
  • Ensures that Monthly One on Ones are conducted in line with the target review process;
  • Maintains a healthy industrial relations climate with key stakeholders through documented SLA Meetings;
  • Follow up on Engagement Survey results with clear actions to correct areas of concern;
  • Recruitment of talent and building of pipeline;

Requirements:

  • Logistics degree or another 3-year degree in related field
  • Familiar with local market environments
  • Knowledge of relevant legislative requirements
  • Knowledge of customer service principles
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Superior planning abilities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Good self-management principles
  • Ability to adapt to and implement change effectively
  • Excellent coaching capability
  • Strive for continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Good decision-making ability
  • Strong analytic and numerical skills

Additional Information:

AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev’s employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than 15 July 2022

Band: VIII-B

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Closing Date : 10th July, 2022.







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