Production & Scheduling Planner

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businessManufacturing

Logistics Inventory Management

Summary

(Tactical and Operational) Within the tactical (12-18 month horizon), to make proper and feasible production plans, to generate and drive adherence to the agreed finished goods inventory policy, to guarantee the fulfilment of demand with the lowest cost, and optimize the network allocation of finished product according to finished goods Inventory Policy. This role connects every dot of the manufacturing supply chain from demand through to supply, logistics and finance. The purpose is to generate feasible monthly supply & inventory plans that meet desired Customer Service Levels while avoiding unnecessary distribution and obsolescence costs.

Responsibilities

  • Implement and maintain adherence to the LCP processes linked to SNP, S&OP and Inventory Policy.
  • SNP Monthly Business Cycle : Generating the monthly CONA (tactical horizon) production plan, distribution & inventory plans (using Llamasoft/APO/Excel/and/or other business software and models).
  • SNP Weekly Business Cycle – generating and agreement of weekly production plans
  • SNP Yearly Business Cycle – Budget/LE : Producing a fully optimized supply plan run with at least 16 months horizon (4 months of current year + 12 months of next year) using budgeted sales and supply parameters.
  • Daily Production schedule - Agree and monitor packaging and productionschedules to ensure sufficient full stock by brand pack and cellar stock by brand is available at all times to meet actual sales demand and packaging requirements
  • Inventory Policy : Generating/updating, agreeing, implementing & tracking the finished goods Inventory Policy within agreed frequencies.
  • Master data: Driving regular routines to keep master data up to date in the planning tool (all SNP parameters including plants/ DC/ DPG/ products/ resources/ lanes/ efficiencies/ rates/ costs/ penalties), and regularly reviewing with relevant functions in the organization to ensure the data quality and accuracy.
  • Tracking and Monitoring: Identifying and problem-solving risks, constraints, scenarios, performance, trends, opportunities, and KPI management.
  • Agree and report reliability (PPA) numbers to stake holders according to the reporting schedule
  • Plan, Racking & Filtration and Blending to ensure adequate stocks to achieve the Packaging plan
  • Manage Daily SIC reporting to ensure accuracy and availability as per required deadlines Agree and monitor packaging and production schedules to ensure sufficient full stock by brand pack and cellar stock by brand is available at all times to meet actual sales demand and packaging requirements
  • Tracking and Monitoring: Identifying and problem-solving risks, constraints, scenarios, performance, trends, opportunities, and KPI management.
  • Plan according to defined run strategies
  • Ensure all resources i.e. materials, empties, shifts etc are in place to execute schedule

Requirements

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Sciences or Commerce
  • Preferably 3 – 5 years manufacturing or supply planning experience including production scheduling
  • Knowledge of linear programming / optimisation analytics advantageous
  • Experience of planning tools, techniques and accountabilities ranging from tactical planning, distribution and supplier management
  • Proven experience with ability to influence and interface with senior stakeholders, specifically manufacturing
  • Able to understand and interpret sales trends, manufacturing and distribution chains and to convert into appropriate production strategy
  • Operational excellence and improvement bias
  • Good communicator across all levels within and external to the organisation with personal gravitas and credibility
  • Customer focussed mind-set and approach
  • Proven problem solving skills with an ability to manage complexity and ambiguity
  • Excellent self-management practices
  • Proactive, energetic and committed
  • Flexible, adaptable and pragmatic
  • High tolerance for stress and managing the operational realities of the business

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Manufacturing: 4 Years

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Logistics: 2 Years

Inventory Management:2 Years