Supply Chain Intern – Cape Town

Black Pen Recruitment
  • Post Date: August 7, 2019
  • Apply Before: November 7, 2019
Job Overview

Our Client, one of the leading companies in the FMCG industry is currently looking for a Supply Chain Intern to support their office in Cape Town, South Africa.

This role is hands-on and will give you a great exposure, within 1 year, to how an international cosmetic and beauty brand manages the overall supply chain, demand planning strategy and operations in order to maximize the process efficiency and productivity.

If you would love to start your career in the FMCG industry and you wish to broaden your horizons in a dynamic company – then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Please note: EE related role

Salary: Market related


  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Operations, or related field
  • Experience in demand or supply planning advantageous
  • FMCG industry experience advantageous
  • Exposure to Distributor Business Model
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent project management skills

Key responsibilities:

  • Exposure to Distributor Business Model
  • Implement effective commercial planning processes (demand/supply
  • Support customer service function, ensuring sales/supply orders are received, processed and delivered on time according to customer requirement
  • Make sure products sold are following local relevant regulation requirement, specifically in term of labelling, registration and other related activities
  • Report and review of all relevant monthly logistics KPI
  • Set up end to end supply chain to drive service reliability with business model change
  • Manage and improve customer Service, Cost, and Cash to deliver division’s profit target Assist in completing monthly forecast and sales related data entry to allow accurate forecasting and supply planning
  • Implement forecasting and supply planning process improvements Forecast future requirements for suppliers
  • Monitor and track transportation shipments from inception to final delivery


If you are interested in the position, please forward your CV to:

Please note: if you don’t hear from us within a week, consider your application unsuccessful.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you soon!


Job Detail
  • ExperienceCareer Starter
  • Visa RequirementSouth African ID