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Senior Supply Planner

Requisition ID 24405
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-CO1
Posting Type LI


Key Responsibilities:


  • Establish end to end Supply planning process for the factory/facility.
  • Super User Activity related to future SAP roll out.
  • Take the lead on overall Long-Term Capacity Plan for the factory.
  • Proactively set Business Terms and achieve lead time reductions.
  • Develop continuous improvement activities to drive planning excellence through efficiencies in capacity plan. Single point of contact to operation planning.
  • Ensure the right capacity and capability in place to supply and deliver end products to customer. 
  • Ensure sales orders, inventories and supply plans are properly managed including close monitoring of excess, slow moving, aging and phase-in and phased-out models.
  • Pro-actively identify and report capacity & inventory risk
  • Create supply strategy and identify capability needs aligned to the business strategy and establishing the supply foundations that will enable future growth
  • Develop a robust 12month supply plan to ensure there is an appropriate level of products available to support the sales and increase customer service level
  • Executing the agreed standard supply planning processes, supporting the implementation of new projects and tools to ensure continuity of excellent supply plan
  • Work with Demand Planner & Customer Care to establish ‘Supply Level Agreements’ that secure supply with an appropriate balance between risk, opportunity and flexibility
  • Play a key role in facilitating emergent issues that impact on schedule and commitment. Work with functional team to find solutions and perform root-cause and gap analysis.
  • Establish planning control check point and processes to drive and uphold commitment & supply integrity
  • Prepare RCCP overviews to drive S&OP meeting with Business, Operations and Finance to determine mid to long term business & operation strategy
  • Achieve FG inventory target set by Group, manage safety stocks & goods movement
  • Improve supply service level through administering operational terms & criteria, supply planning efficiency & flexibility, capacity optimization and lead-time reduction
  • Implement mechanism to capture exceptional orders, cost and risk of order changes impact to capacity and recommend solutions.
  • Strengthen MIP and supply planning rules to stabilise schedule and increase overall SC service level


Qualifications and Skills:


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business / Commercial or related
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Planning roles in Supply Chain function
  • Food manufacturing experience is preferable but not essential
  • Advanced MS Office and systems skills
  • SAP experience is highly advantageous
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English is required
  • Possess strong planning and analytical skills and be able to take complex issues and break down actions for resolutions and working with tight deadlines
  • A solid communicator who can build strong relations and is not afraid to challenge decisions when see better alternatives or potential pitfalls.
  • Possess strong business acumen with deep Operational insight as well as an open nature and collaborative mind-set that enable working cohesively with people from different functions and levels.
  • A motivated and driven individual with the core competencies required to succeed in a demanding and challenging working environment


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