Our client is one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies within the agricultural sector and they are currently recruiting for an Assistant to Import/Export Manager to be based in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town.

Job Description

  • Inventory planning & forecasting
  • Regular meeting with production planner. (regarding RM, products and Packaging, S&OP)
  • S&OP data compiling & analysing
  • Familiar with MRP run.
  • Goods received – manage purchases/good received; check open orders daily; (ZM41)
  • Import/export assistance (e.g.: Invoice tariffing, good understanding of import documentation, inbound shipments (late orders-ZV152), ETA updates on system etc, Inbound shipments
  • Assist warehouse Supervisor when needed with incoming stock-(MIGO/receiving of inventory)
  • Placing of third-party orders and update production team.
  • Process of purchase returns local and import
  • Schedule delivery of incoming shipments (Prioritising of containers)
  • Update system daily
  • Assist with in-direct purchase orders-finance
  • Do import documentation filing. (Auditing purpose)
  • LEAN leader – Supply Chain
  • Assist with cycle counts and stock take.

Job Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification related to Purchasing, Import/Export/Stock Management/Inventory
  • Good knowledge of excel & VLook-up.
  • 3+ years working knowledge of SAP
  • Good experience in inventory planning is essential.
  • 3+ years’ experience of working with inventory ordering, imports & exports
  • Have drivers’ licence & own transport.
  • Have a good sense of responsibility, to be able to work under very little supervision
  • Be prepared to work after hours on a need to basis
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Excellent telephonic skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good Analytical and numeracy skills
  • Language: English and Afrikaans


If you meet the requirements and would like to know more, send us your CV below:


    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.