Demand & Supply Planning Manager
Pioneer position with huge growth opportunities
Great career development opportunities within the organisation
About Our Client
Our Client is an American MNC and a market leader in the F&B industry with multiple household brand names in their portfolio. They have presence in all critical markets and are intending to strengthen their portfolio and continue their growth in APAC. They are currently looking for a Demand & Supply Planning Manager to be an integral part of their business for expansion plans in APAC.
You will be reporting into the Global VP of Operations and will be responsible for the effective management & controlling of all facets of the Demand & Supply Planning in the region. This is a strategic core position but you will also have to attend to the daily operational activities as it is a pioneer position.
Additional responsibilities will include:
- Develop, implement and execute strategies for the Planning functions - Demand (60%) & Supply (40%).
Demand Planning through baseline forecasting and improvement of forecast accuracy.
- Leading S&OP meetings and stakeholder management.
- Supply Planning through management of Suppliers to ensure that Supply meets with Demand.
- Management of inbound stock.
Process improvement of the Planning functions to identify potential savings.
- Perform root-cause analysis and identify gaps for improvements to ensure "Best Practices."
- Ad-hoc Projects within Demand & Supply Planning.
- Proficiency in Excel as Demand Planning is done manually.
Management and development of 2-3 direct reports.
The Successful Applicant
You must have a Degree in Supply Chain and possess significant number of years of related experience in Demand & Supply Planning within a FMCG environment. You must have an excellent track record in leadership roles and have managed direct reports before. You must be a self-motivated team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to lead a team and a hands-on leader with the determination to succeed.
What's on Offer
You will be in an organisation that takes pride in their long history with an excellent vision for the future and a huge emphasis on a culture of quality. Working in this MNC can also shape up your CV and build your career. Some core benefits include health and welfare insurance subsidies, staff purchasing privileges and monthly reward discounts.