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Job description
The planner is responsible for creating and owning the demand forecast as well as converting forecast into a production requirement/master production schedule to be handed over to the sourcing Unit/co-packers. In this role you will be responsible for: DEMAND PLANNING • Responsible for the 12 month rolling volume forecast. • Focuses on collaborative "bottom-up" planning with Customer Development, Brand,and Customer Supply Chain. • Continuously improve forecast accuracy to deliver high customer service levels and simultaneously support the reduction of finished goods inventory. • Lead implementation of any new SO&P tools/processes in association with Demand Planning Excellence. SUPPLY PLANNING • Responsible for creating midterm plan and working with the sourcing unit to ensure market volume requirements can be met. • Key objective is to convert forecast into production plan while managing inventory levels, filling and component capacity, and customer service. • Cost optimization and network capacity management (short and long term) are key ongoing priorities.

Required Skills and Competencies
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

• Minimum of three(3) to five (5) relevant experience

• Experience within the FMCG/Manufacturing Industry is required.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
• Experience in operational process planning

• Experience using SAP APO & ECC is a plus

• Communication and interpersonal skills

• Proficient in using Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft project.

• Analytical skills in a dynamic environment requiring the ability to be flexible and work in gray area.



Desired Personal Attributes
•Bias for action
•Accountability and responsibility
•Building talent and teams
•Growth mindset
•Consumer and customer focus

Prerequisites (minimum requirement)
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng or B.E)) - Second Class Lower
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)
3 - 5 years

   
Job Summary
Job Title: Demand and Supply Planner
Reference Number: PP004
Industry: FMCG
Specialization: Supply Chain
Location: Nigeria, Lagos, Lagos
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