PEP: Supply Chain Graduate Program (Parow Industria, Western Cape)

Supply Chain Graduate Program (18 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Company PEP

Reference # SCGrad2020

Published 12/10/2020

Contract Type Contract

18 Months

Salary Market Related

Location Parow Industria, Western Cape, South Africa


DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain (Shipping)

Program Start Date: January 2021


As a graduate are you looking for a gap to join the exciting world of supply chain and put into practice what you have studied?

We have a first ever graduate programme in our Shipping team that has been carefully structured to give the successful candidate all the knowledge, technical skills and exposure to fast forward their career.

If you want to break new ground and have a curious mind, we invite you to become our first graduate trainee on a structured 18 month programme that will focus on the dynamic, challenging and ever changing world of Shipping.

Job Functions Logistics,Supply Chain

Industries Retail



As a Graduate you will be exposed to the following:

Open documentary letters of credit in line with UCP600 rules and or open account payments for all new import orders approved by the buying department in line with finance guidelines

Onboarding of new suppliers with the buying departments and forwarding agents

Liaise with import suppliers as well as clearing and forwarding agents to ensure all documentation is correctly verified before submitting to SARS, Customs.

Ensure that value for duty purposes is compliant with SARS regulations iro quantity, value, tariff and origin

Update all internal systems such as PLM - Inbound shipping module and liaise with finance to effect supplier payments.

Attend queries with external stakeholders such as clearing and forwarding agents, carriers and transporters to ensure the goods are moved in accordance with the inflow plan.

Coordinate and monitor the delivery of import containers with the control tower to the relevant Distribution Centre.

Monitor all shipping dashboards for exceptions and escalate to the relevant stakeholders

Assist with Customs Compliance iro deferment account recons

Assist with research and collation of elements affecting seasonal costing factors.

Develop relationships with internal customers to ensure a smooth and efficient On Time, In Full, supply chain for all import orders placed.

Remain up-to-date with SARS Rules and Regulations



A degree in the fields of Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehouse, International Trade, Economics, Business Management, Industrial Engineering

60% average

0 - 1 year working experience

Driver’s licence (advantageous)

Intermediate level of computer skills (Google Suite or Microsoft Office)

Competencies required: Analytical, systematic, detail orientated, assertive, driven, excellent communication and time management skills, good presentation skills, team player, can cope with periods of high stress and take initiative

CLOSING DATE: Monday, 19 October 2020

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date of this position, please regard your application as being unsuccessful.

PEP strives for equal opportunity in terms of its employment equity guidelines.

Job Closing Date 19/10/2020

Click HERE to apply

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