Implement and maintain Inventory and Material Management Strategies for all Finished Goods by regular review and optimization of inventory parameters and levels (e.g. reorder pt, safety stock, ABC categorization)
Consult with Production Schedulers regarding availability of production lines and approval of downtime at manufacturing sites
Place orders upon Manufacturing based upon agreed lead time and capacity availability
Plan replenishment across the Distribution Center with Distribution planner by maintaining the accuracy of plans to reflect feasible replenish plans
Conduct regular business and performance reviews with Commercial teams and Manufacturing
Conduct root cause analysis for supply chain issues/variances and perform define corrective action plans to avoid re-occurrence
Monitor and report on significant variances between Supply plans vs. production plans achievement
Identify and manage potential inventory obsolescence to minimize write-offs (finished goods and raw materials)
Be accountable for master data for Material Planning, Production and PIR/ Source lists for DRP.
Review out of stock situations or shortage of supply issues and recommend mitigating actions
Manage NPD Project for Commercialization and Launch phase for selected project types
Set up inventory targets for Raw Materials and Pack Components and monitor actual inventory levels vs. targets (in co-operation with vendor schedulers)
Liaise with Marketing, Demand Planners and Manufacturing to validate feasibility of mid-long-term supply plans (S&OP) for the products under own responsibility and recommend actions in case of issues
Smooth execution plans for Exports
Bachelor's degree in Operations / Supply Chain Management / Engineering / Business or related fields required.
2-4 years of experience in areas such as Production Scheduling or Supply/Operations Planning is preferred.
APICS Qualified (CPIM) is a plus.
Knowledge of CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) environment
Excellent communication skills
Fluent in speaking, writing, and reading English
Demonstrated project management skills
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
Drive for results and quality oriented
Strong customer orientation
Strong team player
Pro-active, persuasive and flexible attitude
Demonstrated ability to use ERP systems within a production environment
*This position requires weekly visits to the Head Office at New Cairo*
Froneri Ice Cream Factory, 6th of October