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Peoplefinder Career Placements Recruitment 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Peoplefinder Career Placements Recruitment 2023/2024.


Peoplefinder Career Placements is a reputable firm in South Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


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Job Title: Optimisation Engineer


Our client in the retail industry requires the service of an analytical Optimisation Engineer who has thorough knowledge of Supply Chain/ Logistics or Warehousing. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Key performance areas:

  • Plan, facilitate and execute continuous improvement events.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, waste removal and cost reduction.
  • Managing the overall planning, control, stability and delivery of projects to ensure the project is delivered safely, on time, on scope and on budget.
  • Engage and obtain feedback from key stakeholders and manage stakeholder relationships across the business.
  • Lead long term projects to drive productivity, continuous improvement initiatives and operational excellence.
  • Working closely with the operations and supply chain team to recognize opportunities and implement and sustain improvements.

Desired Experience & Qualification

The successful candidate must have:

  • Matric with a degree in B.Eng. Engineering / B.Com degree in Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma Methodology and associated tools will be advantageous
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Proficient in MS Suite including advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in FMCG / Retail / Supply Chain / Distribution Centre Environment would be advantageous
  • Experience using statistical analysis and leading continuous improvement events
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with  a demonstrated ability to extensively analyse business processes and workflows
  • Experience with Project teams will be advantageous
  • Must be detail orientated
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Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
If you do send an email to the recruiter directly: please state the position you are applying for

Package & Remuneration

Salary to be discussed during interview stage.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should kindly visit the company website to get more details and submit the application(s).