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).
  • 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.
Knowledge in APICS Qualified (CPIM) is a plus.
Knowledge in CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) environment.

Skills:
-Excellent communication skills
-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.

Location

Froneri Ice Cream Factory, 6th of October