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Supply Chain (Products & Consumer Goods) - Management Consulting Principal Director

Midrand Job No. r00167779 Full-time

Job Description

Position: Supply Chain Principal Director

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Supply Chain Principal Director to join our dynamic team in the products and consumer goods industry. As the Supply Chain Principal Director, you will play a pivotal role in optimizing and enhancing our end-to-end supply chain processes to ensure efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and superior customer satisfaction.


  • Strategic Planning: Develop and execute comprehensive supply chain strategies aligned with organizational goals, ensuring the seamless flow of products from manufacturing to distribution and ultimately reaching the end consumer.

  • Collaboration: Foster strong relationships with key stakeholders, including suppliers, manufacturers, and internal teams, to enhance collaboration and streamline communication throughout the supply chain.

  • Inventory Management: Implement effective inventory control measures to minimize holding costs while ensuring product availability to meet demand fluctuations.

  • Logistics Optimization: Oversee transportation, distribution, and logistics functions to maximize efficiency and minimize lead times, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of products to customers.

  • Risk Mitigation: Identify potential risks within the supply chain and implement proactive measures to mitigate disruptions, ensuring business continuity.

  • Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance supply chain processes, reduce costs, and increase overall operational efficiency.

  • Performance Metrics: Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the effectiveness of the supply chain operations, making data-driven decisions for ongoing improvements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.

  • Proven experience (12+ years) in supply chain management within the products and consumer goods industry.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and inspire cross-functional teams.

  • In-depth knowledge of supply chain best practices, industry trends, and emerging technologies.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills.

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