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Stock Replenisher: Transpharm Pretoria - Shoprite Group

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Purpose of the Job

To manage the inbound Supply Chain by optimizing the inventory mix in the DC through effective management of key supplier accounts and product ranges.

Job Category: Pharmaceutical

Key performance areas include:

  • Implement advanced warning replenishment (AWR) system for Transpharm
  • Compile management information reports (e.g. Back-order; Weekly inventory analysis etc)
  • Forecasting on the system
  • Due order management
  • Suggested order quantities (SOQ's) to buyers
  • Ordering from suppliers
  • Create and capture pro-forma invoices (CRO-items)
  • Expediting (imports and local orders) and shipment dates
  • Promotion replenishment
  • Maintenance and account management



Job Objectives

  • Identify an appropriate system in consultation with Transpharm management and implement the system in accordance with the requirements
  • Monitor actual performance against SLA's / key parameters and address non-performance issues timeously
  • Placing orders accurately in a timeous manner
  • Actioning forward buys when appropriate
  • Liaising with operations where appropriate to ensure the timeous delivery to branches
  • Maintaining optimum stock levels (minimize overstock and out-of-stocks)
  • Compile reports in an accurate and timeous manner
  • Setting up the system to order efficiently by understanding the costings
  • Forecasting on previous weeks issues or on buyer estimates on new items
  • Ensuring accuracy and completeness of parameters
  • Adopting forecasts to exclude exceptions
  • Confirming the validity of orders
  • Confirming and updating existing orders before suggesting new orders
  • Ensuring that parameters are accurate and complete
  • Run a Order Policy Analysis (OPA) to determine the optimal order cycle
  • Justifying orders
  • Ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Communicate the rationale for suggested orders to the buyers
  • Ordering in accordance with the agreement with the buyer
  • Negotiating /collaborating with suppliers in order to ensure that ordered quantities are supplied
  • Ensuring that actual order agreements with suppliers reflect Transpharm’s requirements, but accommodate supplier restrictions as far as possible
  • Confirming pricing with the buyers
  • Ensuring that all documentation is accurate and complete
  • Filing of original documentation
  • Continuous tracking of pro-forma invoices
  • Confirming pro-forma invoices with the head buyer
  • Ensuring that the order and pro-forma invoices match before extracting them to ITD and Tradestream
  • Ensuring timeous and appropriate closure of orders
  • Following-up on late shipments
  • Forecasting
  • Monitoring the lead time, service level and volume of stock
  • Align promotion replenishment with buyer requirements
  • Hold out input where appropriate
  • Monitoring key indicators e.g. order cycle, MOQ's, service levels on item level, lead times, vendor level, slow moving items and take appropriate action / escalate to the buyer
  • Maintain grouping / sub vendors


  • Matric (Grade 12)
  • A tertiary qualification would be advantageous




  • 2 - 3 years in a similar role would be advantageous

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Good communication skills – bilingual (English and Afrikaans)
  • Computer literacy (G Suite and Microsoft Office)
  • Knowledge of a AWR System
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