Manager Planning

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Pioneer Foods

Closing Date
2020/05/14

Reference Number
PIO200430-2

Position
Manager Planning

Job Type
Permanent

Division
Pioneer Foods: Groceries, Glacier_Tygervalley

Location – Town / City
Cape Town

Location – Province
Western Cape

Location – Country
South Africa

Specific Outputs
Analysed sales forecast, stock and production activity
Managed Production & packaging planning & control system
Optimised supply & demand of finished goods in supply pipeline (including agents)
Optimised Inventory levels with demand peaks & troughs
Enhanced profitability of given channels or products
Active collaboration in support of the Demand Review
Supported an Unconstrained Demand Plan (Volume & Value) as compared to the budget for a rolling 1-24 month period
Input into management reports on status of execution the various plans in the department


Required Experience
Three years post qualification FMCG experience within a planning role

Qualifications
A three year Commerce, Supply Chain Logistics or Industrial Engineering Qualification

Primary Objectives of the Position
The successful candidate will have a 3 year commerce qualification with at least 3 years’ post qualification FMCG experience in the field of demand planning. The role requires knowledge and preferably experience in the field of an Unconstrained Demand Plan through the maintenance of a database. An intermediate to advanced information system knowledge is essential as there is a requirement to integrate various data sources into the demand forecasting system. Experience engaging multiple stakeholders will be advantageous as there is a requirement for the incumbent to liaise with key stakeholders. The key outputs for the role will be to manage production requirements & schedules in close co-operation with sales, distribution, and material supply functions in order to co-ordinate production output with customer’s orders and to optimise utilisation of facilities & labour. The successful incumbent will also provide input into the Demand Review in relation to: the sales activity calendar, KPI performance and Actual Sales vs Budget. This role will be based in Tygervalley, Western Cape and will report to the Manager S&OP (Demand Manager).


Other Information
Knowledge of Operations, Demand Forecast; Replenishment and Production planning in a FMCG environment
Business Management skills
Computer skills including SAP, MM, SD, MS Office, MRP, etc.
Knowledge of Team Management

COMPULSORY QUESTIONS BELOW TO ENSURE COMPLETE APPLICATIONS.

Q1: A three year Commerce, Supply Chain Logistics or Industrial Engineering Qualification?
Q2: Do you have at least three years relevant post qualification FMCG experience?

CLOSING DATE: 14 MAY 2020

 


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