National Appointments
National Appointments is a generalist recruitment company that handles all levels of professional staff placing within most industries throughout South Africa and Africa.
We do however specialize in the Mining, Medical, Construction, Manufacturing and Finance industries.

Logistics Superintendent
Posted date [2018-Jun-08] (ID: 68397)

Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified Logistics Superintendent for their TFC Shared Services Department in Steelpoort in Limpopo.



To manage the Raw Materials, Final Product Systems, and Operations, in a safe manner and to continuously improve current practices, methods, equipment and processes in order to exceed current Logistics targets and reduce costs to the company.



Manage SHEQ compliance within the Section through effective use of the Safety Toolbox

Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ status




Manage the Section:

Ensure an enabling climate/culture

Manage labour stability by minimising labour turnover

Labour complement in line with budget

Achieve HDSA/Female targets for the Section

Manage performance against set targets and competencies

Ensure IDP’s are linked to performance results and implemented as per plan

Conduct career discussions and implement actions with all identified talent (quarterly)

Ensure discipline is maintained (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.)

Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels

Conduct recruitment interviews




Final Product Customers:

Ensure Customer Satisfaction

Resolve Customer Complaints

Develop and maintain relationships with Marketing, Port Authorities, Spoornet and Road Transport Contractors and all other role players


Raw Material Suppliers:

Develop and maintain relationships with critical suppliers

Develop and maintain relationships with internal customers




Raw Materials:

Interpret Furnace and Pelletizer requirements and forecast the 12 Month Raw Material Plan

Develop the Raw Material Supply Strategy, including the transport plan

Oversee that Raw Material Orders, based on stock levels and consumptions, are being placed

Maintain the Samancor ore and reductants stock balance

Liaise between the Smelters, Pelletizer, Mines, Internal and External customers and suppliers

Manage transport

Manage the Spoornet schedule and rail network on site

Manage the Raw Material handling operations

Manage the Raw Material Stocks

Manage Raw Material non-conformances

Manage Reconciliation of Raw Material tonnages with Suppliers and Transporters


Final Products:

Liaise between Marketing and Production regarding the Final Product requirements and maintain and improve the Final

Product Management Strategy

Manage the Final Product Stocks (High Carbon)

Manage Final Product quality

Manage Final Product crushing

Manage the dispatch and transport of Final Products

Manage Reconciliation of Final Product tonnages with Customers and Transporters



To be the SAP Super User for all Inbound/ Outbound Logistics



Manage Raw Material and Final Product Accounting in terms of consumption figures, specifications, ad hoc requirements and stock levels

Manage service level agreements with customers and suppliers


Maintenance Management:

Jointly define annual maintenance requirements and planning with site maintenance personnel

Maintain and improve systems and controls in place that will ensure that the site is maintained: at specified performance and within prescribed technical & legal requirements, that will permit a safe and environmentally acceptable operation, and to meet the required production-rated capacity at minimum life cycle costs subscribe to excellent housekeeping



Manage Continuous Improvement through Operational Excellence

Initiate and implement the integration of improvement projects



Manage the Section costs



Relevant Degree or Technikon Diploma

6 years’ relevant experience, preferably 2 years’ managerial experience

Experience in logistics and mineral processing would be advantageous

Job Title Logistics Superintendent
Post Details
Posted By National Appointments
Job Function Logistics Duties
Start Date Asap
Salary Negotiable depending on experience
Location Steelpoort
Phone No 0827907022
Email nationalapp(at)
Deadline 2018-Jun-18
Region Location -> Limpopo Province
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Logistics Jobs

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