The role’s prime responsibilities are to generate an optimal supply plan for finished goods for the tactical horizons (0-24 weeks)
This position is a highly visible supply chain role that is responsible for overseeing and optimizing the inventory planning across the Eastern European supply chain network.
Ability to balance the sometimes conflicting goals of inventory targets, target customer service levels and safety stock requirements.
This person is the key liaison to resolve supply issues and ensures the efficient delivery of inventory, service and cost objectives.
This role will identify ways to improve supply planning processes by utilizing current tools (SAP R3, SAP APO and Excel).
Please bee aware that the opened role is maternity leave cover.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities :
Responsible for maintaining finished goods inventories, developing the supply plan to reduce out of stocks across the supply chain network to increase service levels while minimizing purchasing costs and capital employed EE scope in equal coverage : ENTIRE NETWORK COVERAGE
Proactively utilize tools to review inventory projections & balancing supply and demand to prevent potential shortages or excessive inventory and demurrage
Implement and maintain inventory and material management strategies by regular review and optimization of inventory parameters and levels (e.
g. reorder point, safety stock, ABC categorization, etc ). Set up inventory targets and monitor actual inventory levels vs. targets
Conduct root cause analysis for supply chain issues / variances and define corrective action plans to avoid reoccurrence.
Review out of stock situations or shortage of supply issues and recommend mitigations. Proactively report about product and material availability issues.
Responsible for continuous improvement
Responsible for overall master data maintenance in systems associated with supply planning such as lead times, transportation modes, sourcing information, safety stocks, etc.
to ensure system is effectively planning future requirements
Interact with sales, marketing, customer service, logistics, mill planning and finance in order to deliver company KPIs with optimal cost to meet customer expectation
Delivering the weekly and monthly supply planning processes to S&OP team and other business stakeholders
Working with key stakeholders in Supply, Demand, Scheduling, Sales and Marketing to identify and deliver optimal solutions to issues
Work with the wider S&OP team to drive forwards process and systems development.
The result will be excellent customer service at minimum cost, by delivering :
A supply plan that supports business objectives.
Identified options to maximize service and minimize cost over a medium term horizon
Action plans to maximize service over short term horizon, when required
Specialized Knowledge / Skills :
More than 1-2 years of experience in Deployment / Supply Planning
Strong Excel skills required
Data manipulation - including graphs, pivots, vlookups, etc
Formulas / Calculation capability - development of analytical models in Excel
Knowledge of SAP, SAP APO
Excellent communication skills and customer orientation
Candidate must possess very strong analytical skills
Ability to deal with complexity and manage exceptions / emergency
Demonstrated project management skills and leadership.
English - upper-intermediate
This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications :
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Russian Federation -Moscow