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  • Posted: Nov 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • For over 100 years, Nestl South Africa has delivered on its Good Food, Good Life promise to its consumers, ensuring that they are always able to access our established, well-loved brands as well as new and innovative products that respond to their evolving needs. We exist to DELIGHT our CONSUMERS who have enabled the growth of our business and company by ...
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    Supply Planner

    Position Summary

    The main purpose of this position is to build supply/ production plans respecting the agreed level of available capacity to ensure that finished goods are available with high freshness, at the right stock location to meet customer demand whilst minimizing cost.

    A day in the life of a Supply Planner

    • Supply planning: Analyze and evaluate the supply plan and net despatch requirements to satisfy customer needs taking into account the network complexity and the supply constraints. Responsible for 18 months production plans for the factory in the scope.

    • Load planning: Plan and optimize mixed loads taking into account transportation constraints.

    • Inventory Management: Balance the need for product availability versus the need to minimise costs of inventory to ensure optimum stocks of the right material in the right location.

    • Establish stock policies for Finished Goods. To do this for Inter Market Supply together with Planners of Receiving Markets. Periodically review the stock level of the domestic and the receiving markets to pro-actively look for solutions in case of deviations.

    • Contribute to cross functional planning activities such as MPR according to Best Practice and Planning Cycle, through maintaining updated production plans in APO for all SKUs in scope.

    • Actively supports the Strategic Volume Planning process (i.e. Capex Planning)

    What will make you successful

    Three or more years of relevant operational experience at market/business level is useful, in the following areas:

    • Production Planning

    • Supply Network Planning / IMS Planner

    • Other Demand & Supply Planning positions

    • SAP experiance

    Tertiary qualification – degree or national diploma in Industrial Engineering or B-Tech or an equivalent where Planning, Logistics was one of the majors.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nestle on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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