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.
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.