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Demand Planner – FMCG – Johannesburg

March 31, 2021
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March 31, 2021
Location
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Please email Joanne@connectrecruit.co.za for all enquiries.

Summary: We are searching for a talented Demand and Supply Planner whose main role is to ensure the timely, efficient, and cost-effective planning of the companies Supply Chain. To succeed in this role, you should be professional, analytical, and possess excellent communication skills.

Job Description

THE POSITION

Reporting to the Factory Manager(s) – The Demand and Supply Planner chairs the S&OP business process with the following key responsibilities.

 

  • Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns.
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.
  • Develops weekly, monthly & annual demand and supply plans.
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts & Supply (both FG and Raw Materials).
  • Addresses demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Manages FG and RM inventory ensuring that stock levels are defined and maintained.
  • Counting and tracking inventory across multiple locations.
  • Ensuring the business has a steady flow of stock without overcapitalizing on materials.

 

BACKGROUND:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a Demand and Supply Planning role in FMCG.
  • A tertiary education in Supply Chain Management augmented by Sapics/Apics accredited courses.
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  • Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • ERP & MRP System experience (Ideally Syspro).

Please email Joanne@connectrecruit.co.za for all enquiries.

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