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Inviting applications for the role of a Planning Specialist
We are looking for the candidates willing to join us to work for great organization and our customer - Unilever
Maintaining capacity plans, production schedules and/or finite schedules to ensure the efficient delivery of inventory, service and cost objectives.
Provides supply planning expertise to the commercialization of new products or resolution of key inventory shortage issues.
Schedule finished goods production for each assigned product group. Supply recommendations are based upon scheduling parameters and system settings that are developed and maintained to support sales goals, inventory financial targets, as well as minimizing the age of product when shipped to a customer.
Coordinate activity that impacts Brand’s ability to maintain constant and sufficient product supply, ensuring communication with Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, and other internal customers
Manage and control finished goods inventories for assigned items in order to achieve the companys financial targets along with utilizing old age reports to determine action required to initiate salvage sale or disposal of product
Participate in department and company initiatives requiring the expertise of a supply planner. Activities could include but are not limited to consensus seasonal teams, new product introduction teams, supply chain cost optimization opportunities, or business process initiatives.
Initiate product listing/delisting/withdrawal in conjunction with Marketing.
Acting swiftly on high priority issues (escalations from high priority customers) and supporting their resolution with ownership
University degree (minimum Bachelor)
2 years of planning experience (including production or material planning etc.)
Very communication skills
Good overall computer skills (MS Office, focus on Excel)
Experience in working with SAP, APO as an advantage