Supply Planning Manager - Supply Chain and Procurement in Gauteng - Emerging Search Consultants

Emerging Search Consultants

We are an International Recruitment Firm. We do niche recruitment and specialise in engineering, fmcg, oil & gas, sales & marketing, legal, financial, IT and HR recruitment Recruiter from sector Engineering, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 16 August


  • Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

    As the Supply Planning Manager, you will be responsible for the following:
    �€� Collaborate, network and build strong relationships with the Operations, Procurement, Logistics, Demand, Finance and IT Teams to facilitate the supply planning process.
    �€� Design, implement and deploy locally relevant and globally-connected supply strategies to improve productivity, quality and efficiency through-out the supply chain to enable the delivery and improvement of customer satisfaction (internal and external.)
    �€� Lead alignment and deployment of supply planning processes to Gyproc�€�s strategy.
    �€� Coach people where necessary within the supply planning process.
    Process Management and Improvement
    �€� Apply continuous improvement principles to supply planning processes.
    �€� Ensure supply planning processes are documented.
    Analysis and Reporting
    �€� Incite an attitude of accountability and adherence to published production plans by all stakeholders in the value chain through effective communication and monitoring of performance.
    �€� Review holistic supply process to validate proven capacity, identify key bottle necks and devise most appropriate supply plan.
    �€� Support IBP process through effective Supply Review Meetings.
    Supply Planning
    �€� Devise action plans to manage conflicts between customer service, operational costs and inventory levels aligned with Gyproc�€�s strategy.
    �€� Prepare rough cut capacity plan and master production schedules to meet required demand plan each month.
    �€� Facilitate fortnightly supply point meetings with plants and ensure the detailed scheduling is adjusted based on the production output and demand variation.
    �€� Co-ordinate materials availability and direct production planners on high level production schedule.
    �€� Engage, present and gain agreement from relevant business stakeholders on supply plan.
    �€� Facilitate monthly Supply Review Meetings to reconcile constrained and unconstrained plans with key stakeholders (Operations (Plants), Procurement, Logistics, Demand Planning).
    �€� Actively promote planning and scheduling in the ERP system and manage stakeholders�€� behaviour to adhere to said plans in order to avoid unplanned production and procurement.
    �€� Support new product introduction, new business/manufacturing or warehouse footprint change initiatives.
    Ideally you will possess the following:
    �€� Grade 12 or equivalent
    �€� Supply Chain / Commercial Degree or equivalent such as SAPICS accreditations
    �€� 5-7 years experience in supply planning
    �€� Strong analytical skills combined with exceptional business acumen.
    �€� SAP experience would be advantageous, or experience in ERP and Advanced Planning and Scheduling systems.
    �€� Computer Literacy (specifically advanced MS Office: Excel - important.)
    �€� Presentation skills (proficient advanced MS office: Powerpoint.)
    �€� Exposure to business optimisation and business process reengineering/redesign.
    �€� Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    �€� Knowledge of Supply Chain Management best practices such as Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), Intergrated Business Planning (IBP), MRPII, Theory of Constraints.

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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