Cost Administrator

Cost Administrator
Sumitomo Rubber – SRI Group
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal


Posted 28 April 2021 – Closing Date 05 May 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Overall Job Function

The Costing Administrator : Logistics is to ensure correct costing and administration of all imported goods being raw materials, finished goods, CAPEX orders and consignment stock. Ensure that mold/ container and transport administration are updated and managed.


Job Responsibilities

Costing processing of:

Raw material

Finished Goods


Monthly submission of WTM to SARS

Compiling estimates

Liaison with SARS

Rebate calculations

GIT Schedule

Capture schedule for imports and raw materials


Capturing of the MIRO’s for each order

Consignment Shipments

Use FB60 on SAP to allow factory to be able to GRV shipments


Delivery Planning / Order Fulfilment

Ensure that stock for monthly sales forecasts are made available and delivered on time to customers


Mold & container administration

Ensuring that administration is checked and updated on daily basis

Tracking of equipment and reporting of any deviation from delivery plan


Transporters Administration

Upkeep of transporters files

Customer rates administration on SAP

Recommending improvements in systems and procedures

Ensuring that all documentation and files are maintained in logical and sound sequence



Upkeep of shipment files to ensure compliance to SARS requirements.

Adhoc administrative tasks related to the SCM department.

Back up to buyers of FG/Merchanting & Logistics Controllers.


Ensure sound group collaboration

Keeping all departments informed with regards to all aspects of the position that impact on their functions eg. Costing to GRV.

Ensuring that a harmonious working environment is maintained in the department. Stressing the need for a mature professional approach to liaison with suppliers and internal customers.

Job Requirements

Formal qualification in Supply Chain Management

Formal qualification in finance or taxation would be preferential

Three to five year’s relevant experience


Sap knowledge

Negotiation skills

Good understanding of costing if not correctly applied to shipments

Understand the need for supplier relationships & its business impact

Logistics fundamentals and practices

Teamwork and self-motivation

Maintaining focus on a company and departmental goals