Design and Optimisation Specialist needed at Sasol

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Job title : Design and Optimisation Specialist

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : July 12, 2024

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Purpose of Job

  • To provide Chemicals Africa Supply Chain with the information and technical support required to enable business optimization.
  • To support the Chemicals Supply Chain and Customer fulfilment (CF) functions through maintaining a database of continuous improvement opportunities and initiatives through the availability of information.
  • Execute business optimization activities and initiatives within the Chemicals Africa Supply Chain and Customer Fulfilment (CF) functions to ensure that production is not constrained by SC capacity.
  • Problem solving and opportunity generation: utilisation of various methodologies to develop sound alternatives to a solution; use sound arguments and criteria to select an optimal solution.
  • Knowledge of the different project /initiative governance models and requirements in the Group (i.e. Gate Reviews, VAR)
  • Understanding of different project execution methodologies
  • Business Case development and financial modelling
  • Data analysis and modelling: understanding and demonstrated ability on data analysis and using modelling techniques to solve complex problems
  • Maximise and sustain business value by defining and executing Supply Chain design and continuous improvement initiatives.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

  • Participate as a project lead and team member in supply chain improvement initiatives, including system upgrades and process improvement initiatives.
  • Provision of expertise, best practices, and methodologies / tools to execute continuous improvement and design initiatives.
  • Involved in project teams as a contributing subject matter expert on CI and Design methodologies and/or functional expertise.
  • Assist in the design integrated supply chain solutions for new opportunities and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Business Process improvement to ensure processes are streamlined and effective, and reflective of the current operating model.
  • Enable data driven analysis and decision making through specialised data analysis and modelling: quantify, validate and integrate qualitative data with quantitative data to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
  • Provide insight on developing trends and best practices in the Procurement space through benchmarking and best practice analysis: key trends enabling innovation and improvement.
  • Develop business cases based on detailed techno-economic evaluations.
  • Ensure that SAP clearly record all SC cost for correct marketing netbacks.
  • Facilitate and become the custodian of all SC design strategy implementation.

Formal Education

  • University Bachelors Degree in Engineering

Min Experience

  • Experience: 6+ relevant years

Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)

  • BC_Optimizes Work Processes
  • TC_Business Data Modelling
  • BC_Business Insight
  • TC_Process Optimisation
  • TC_Process Monitoring and Control
  • BC_Plans and Aligns
  • BC_Decision Quality
  • TC_Performance Improvement
  • TC_Data Collection and Analysis
  • BC_Ensures Accountability

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