Supply and Demand Planning Manager

Position:

Supply and Demand Planning Manager

Description:

Our client, a Multinational FMCG Company in Umhlanga, is looking for an Supply and Demand Planning Manager

Must Have:
• University or similar degree – ideally in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Industrial engineering
• Min. 6 years’ of work experience in a corporate environment – ideally in FMCG, ideally in Supply Chain or S&OP related functions
• Operational experience in end to end Planning (Demand, Supply, Replenishment, Production)
• Profound understanding of S&OP, Supply Chain Planning and Master Data principles and standards
• Good understanding of FMCG and Retail industry is advantageous
• Experience in leading and managing teams

Responsibilities:
General
• Lead the planning team by providing strategic direction based upon Management Unit and Regional/Global SC objectives
• Contribute to the overall SC objectives through KPI/PI delivery (Service Level, Inventory Levels & Critical stock management, Forecast Accuracy, Bias, Master data Accuracy)
• Standardization of work practices across the planning categories to ensure business continuity
• Establish and maintain exchange across Planning Communities (ie. Planning Managers in other MU’s, Regional and Corporate Planning and Master Data functions and key Production Centre contacts

Demand & Supply and Replenishment Planning
• Ensure demand & supply planning process and best practices are implemented and executed according to planning guidelines
• Support the team and provide direction on existing planning topics and roll out of new planning initiatives
• Review Forecast accuracy/Bias and understand opportunities to drive improvement
• Review Safety Stock levels and impacts on inventory/service level by ensuring proper balance and impact on Inventory and Working Capital
• Critical stock management of excess, obsolete and ageing stock to better manage stock health
• Responsibly managing the scrapping of bad stock on a monthly basis

Master Data Management and Value Added Service
• Lead and own the operational relationship with local rework suppliers
• Ensure that demand is optimally achieved by reviewing overall supplier capacity and management of KPI’s (Plan vs Actual)
• Ensure product master data best practice adherence and compliance
• SAP system approvals for new product creation and maintenance

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and Reporting and Tool Update
• Lead S&OP processes and best practice implementation within the MU
• Balancing operational business against overall business targets
• Ensure monthly execution of operational S&OP cycle by providing overall guidance
• Build S&OP learnings through in-meeting coaching and formal/informal training
• Managing KPI and PI reporting

People Management
• Lead and develop a team of demand/supply planners
• Set/ review objectives and conduct performance appraisals/ ITP/ succession planning
• Ensure support of the team through coaching /mentoring

Salary: R 87 000 + benefits + bonuses

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Warehouse Administrator

Position:

Warehouse Administrator

Description:

Our client, a National FMCG Logistics Company, is looking for a Warehouse Administrator in JHB (Jet Park Area).

Must Have:
• Matric / Grade 12 or equivalent
• Relevant tertiary qualification in Supply Chain or Logistics
• Own vehicle and driver’s license required

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the administration of allocated principals to the business and managing the process from receiving to POD processing
• Conducting and verifying stock takes of the allocated principals
• Keeping systems updated and resolving account queries

Salary: R 25K CTC Negotiable

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

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