Vacancy

Supply and Production Planner

Description

  • 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 reoccurrence
  • Monitor and report on significant variances between Supply plans vs. production plans achievement
  • Identify and manage potential inventory obsolescence to minimize writeoffs (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 cooperation with vendor schedulers)
  • Liaise with Marketing, Demand Planners and Manufacturing to validate feasibility of midlongterm supply plans (S&OP) for the products under own responsibility and recommend actions in case of issues
  • Smooth execution plans for Exports

Openings

1

Requirements

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Operations / Supply Chain Management / Engineering / Business or related fields required.
Experience:
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

Skills:
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

Technical skills:
Demonstrated ability to use ERP systems within a production environment
Computer literacy

*This position requires weekly visits to the Head Office at New Cairo*

Location

Froneri Ice Cream Factory, 6th of October