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Material Requirements Planning Controller

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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Saudi Arabia - English

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Auto req ID: 163078BR

Job Description

PepsiCo Saudi Snacks For Foods Limited established in 1995 with 3 plants in Jeddah, Riyadh & Dammam & more than 2,500 employees in KSA & UAE. Our brands include Lays, Doritos, Sunbites, Cheetos, Tasali & Quaker.
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Job Description:
Overall Purpose of the Role:
To ensure that the supply of materials meet the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity. Able to deliver efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet production requirements. Maintains strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets requirements. Work under general supervision, reviewed by Management. Decisions and results have an impact on the function and their success. Performance affects the function’s image.

Key Responsibilities:

General and Task Management :

  • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
  • Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries
  • Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
  • Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or any system that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required
  • Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy
  • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels
  • Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
  • Minimize obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability
  • Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update others in the organization

Relationship Management :
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production
  • Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers and ensure demand for materials is met and deliveries made on time
  • Develop and implement processes and work with suppliers on continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support assessment and sourcing of suppliers in conjunction with members of the purchasing team
  • Support supplier meetings and negotiations to ensure demand for materials is met
  • Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with members of the purchasing team

Self-Management :
  • Adhere to any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of self, staff and visitors
  • Assertive, optimistic, resilient and welcomes change
  • Engages interest and participation of others
  • Proactively contributes to the team
  • Is self-aware and has a collaborative approach to working with others
  • Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure

Qualifications/Requirements

Skills and Attributes:

  • Good communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the costs, production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment
  • Results orientated and organized with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines
  • Strong analytical, planning and problem solving skills
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills

Qualifications and Experience Levels:
  • Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies
  • Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience of working with suppliers
  • Knowledge and experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems or similar
  • Knowledge of lean techniques may be advantageous
Example roles this job description may cover:
  • Material Controller
  • Material Scheduler
  • Material Production Planner
  • Planner
  • Supply Chain Planner

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard Relocation
Job Type: Regular