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Our client in the Pharmaceutical industry is currently looking for an Industrial Engineer, in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Develop and implement procurement strategies that align with the company's business goals and operational requirements, with a focus on cost reduction, quality improvement, and supply chain sustainability.
• Conduct market analysis to identify trends, assess risks, and leverage opportunities for cost savings and supply chain optimization.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, R&D, quality assurance, and finance, to understand material requirements and ensure the procurement strategy supports all aspects of the business.
• Manage supplier relationships, including negotiating contracts, evaluating performance, and developing partnerships that enhance value for both parties.
• Utilize industrial engineering principles to analyse and optimize procurement and supply chain processes... including inventory management, logistics, and material flow.
• Implement and maintain procurement policies and procedures that comply with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
• Lead and develop the procurement team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth.
• Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) related to procurement and supply chain efficiency, cost savings, and supplier performance.
• Stay informed of advancements in procurement technologies and industrial engineering practices and assess their potential application within the organization.

Desired Experience & Qualification

• Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field, a Master’s Degree is preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement or supply chain management, with at least 2 years in a managerial role, ideally within the pharmaceutical industry.
• Strong understanding of industrial engineering principles and their application to procurement and supply chain optimization.
• Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
• Proficient in data analysis and the use of procurement software and tools.
• Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry standards, regulations, and compliance requirements.
• Proven ability to lead and motivate a team, with a commitment to developing talent.

Package & Remuneration

• R960 000 – R1 080 000 per annum depending on experience
South Africa


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