AVI Job Vacancies – Africa Export Controller

Website AVI Limited

Job Description:

AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, and centred on the FMCG market, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands’ growth and development. AVI INTERNATIONAL a division of AVI LIMITED, based in Bryanston, Johannesburg with subsidiary operations in Botswana, Zambia and Namibia responsible for expanding the AVI Brand footprint across emerging markets in Sub-Sahara Africa.

An exciting opportunity exists for an EXPORT CONTROLLER at AVI INTERNATIONAL in Bryanston, Johannesburg.  The purpose of the role is to execute coordination, monitoring and following up on the complete shipping process from order receipt to shipment. This will include all administration processes and dealing with internal and external service providers.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Plan orders that are received from LSS for the subs, orders that are on the open orders report and anything else received from logistics
    • The depot plan is generated from this
    • The daily export schedule is sent to the planning department
    • BB dates are sent to the customers before delivery takes place
    • Liaise with Demand planners in terms of stock availability
    • Liaise with Demand Planners in terms of MTO chips production and maintain the schedule
    • Manage orders to invoicing MTO chips
    • Plan orders to maximise the truck using top-up orders where necessary
    • Communicate with DC’s in order to plan picking and loading
    • Ensuring constant communication with all relevant parties
    • Input orders into SAP as soon as received from customers, send PFI’s and request confirmation
    • Advise customers of provisional expected despatch dates
    • Maintain customer feedback at all times on order delivery and any other changes of order content
    • Ensure all pricing is correct and orders are booked into the correct DC’s
    • Maintain good relationships with the customers
    • The depot plan per loading DC is sent to the transporters with the load ID that is needed for loading
    • Liaising with the transporters on available loading dates
    • Ensure the correct freight rate is used for optimal savings
    • Maintain good relationships with the transporters
    • Follow up on deliveries to customers
    • Export orders that have tea need to be split on a B invoice for rebates
    • Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe & Malawi requires imported biscuits to be on a separate invoice – Non-SADC
    • Double-check the total on SAP equals the invoices on Export docs
    • Ensure correct documentation is handed over to the freight forwarders as well as customers
    • All POD’s are scanned and filed
    • Follow up with DC’s on the loading of orders, upliftments from customers, POS and packaging material
    • Request for pallet space from LSS when POS needs to be sent.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in Export/Import Administration
  • Road and Sea Freight experience essential
  • African experience will be highly advantageous
  • Matric/Grade 12/NQF Level 4
  • A relevant Certificate/Diploma in Logistics or International Freight
  • ERP System knowledge i.e. SAP or Export Docs or SARS – Customs
  • Knowledge of Export Control Regulations

Job Details:

Company: AVI Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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