Sasol is recruiting for Logistics Expeditor (x2 posts available)

DEADLINE: 23 November 2022

Short Description / Purpose of Job

Provide support to Marketing and Sales, M&S Services, Outbound supply chain and operations to ensure the order to cash process operates in an efficient and optimized manner.

To track the life cycle of a delivery from end to end as part of improving the customer experience .Ensure information provided by the Third Party Logistics (3PL) is accurate and precise.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

  • Work with all value chain stakeholders at a delivery level.
  •  Continuous updates to Customer Service Representative (CSR) as well as Distribution Requirement Planner (DRP) of track and tracing of orders
  • Immediate response to deviations
  • Draw open deliveries reports daily and follow up with CSR and Third Party Logistics (3PL) on any outstanding deliveries
  • Ensure timeous and accurate execution of daily transport schedules (Execution reports) to meet customer demands
  • Relay schedule challenges and any potential deviations from plans to the Logistics Commnand Center (LCC) coordinator
  • Analyse tracking and execution reports daily and take necessary action
  • Ensure daily despatches carried out by the warehouse correlates with SAP
  • Draw SAP report monthly and liaise with Finance, 3PL and the Plant on Post Goods Issues (PGIs) done in the incorrect period. Input to SOX test
  • Assist in the monitoring of delivery interfaces from SAP to Oricle Transport Module (OTM) and vice versa to ensure that messages are transmitted successfully
  • Ensure on time in full delivery of all customer orders.
  • Provide input into slot bookings for deliveries loading out of Sasolburg and Secunda sites
  • Be solution driven
  • Report on trends and make recommendations for improving negative trends
  • Analyse and check if the selection matrix is used correctly by the 3PL
  • Highlight any performance gaps or any bad practices and bring it to the LCC coordinators attention
  • Inform all stakeholders and 3PL of any congestions at the plants
  • Assist in analysing customer complaints to see any trend and patterns for corrective measures
  • Ensure date management is rigorously applied and orders are captured within the prescribed lead times

Formal Education

  • B Degree or equivalent

Min Experience

  • 5+ relevant years

Certification & Professional Membership


Required Personal and Professional Skills

  • Supply Chain knowledge (must)
  • Proven Analytical skills
  • SAP Skills
  • Excel skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Drives accountability & high performance


Collaboration: The action of working with someone to produce something

Compliance: Understanding the rules, regulations, sanctions and other statutory requirements, guidelines and instructions relating to governing bodies and organizations, both internally and externally.

Continuous Process Improvement: The methodology followed for increasing the effectiveness and/or efficiency of a business process, often through automation.

Customer Focus: A continuing focus on the needs and requirements of customers and clients, anticipating their needs, remaining sensitive to customers while performing services for them, responsive to customer needs.

Integration: The consolidated view with various parts, circumstances, legislation, landscapes or aspects linked or coordinated.

Problem Solving: Is a step-by-step process of defining a problem, searching for information, and testing a series of solutions until the problem is solved. In involves critical thinking, analysis and persistence.

Reporting: The ability to access information from databases, forms, and other sources, and prepare reports according to requirements.

Self-Mastery: Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking  feedback and self-correcting

Verbal Communications: Any exchange of words, either written or spoken, used to transmit information

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