The Supply Planning Manager is an expert who will lead changes that deliver improvements in end to end processes. They support and drive improvements to business process performance and integrations with other connected parts of the supply chain. They engage in process design discussions and complex problem resolution.
Provide leadership and direction for all supply network planning activities across PepsiCo sites. The Supply Planning Manager will be responsible for developing, managing and implementing the Supply Network Planning strategy for the Supply Organization within the business.
Responsible for designing and implementing the supply strategy and standardizing processes, practices and procedures. Deliver customer service excellence and inventory optimization from Primary to Market Hubs, fully utilizing the JDA system.
Build the BU picture on the supply network, including supply constraints management and proposing potential scenarios. Interact with Plan Portfolio Managers in the forecast hand-off process to deliver net requirement to supply. Coordinate Supply Commit process between Plan Portfolio Managers and Manufacturing Plants. Sit in the world between Commercial and Manufacturing understanding the BU requirements and the plants capabilities, creating scenarios as inputs into the S&OP process. Including supply commits.
Facilitate plan requirements resulting on change in manufacturing locations. Contribute to troubleshooting hub to hub opportunities and propose long term improvements to increase customer service within the distribution network.
Have a deep, specialist expertise and knowledge of the required Business Processes and how they interact with upstream/downstream business processes
Lead Supply Chain Integrations Design work
Provide training to staff on Supply Planning, MRP, Capacity Modeling, safety stock policy
Responsible from generating high level supply plan for a monthly level.
Analyse long term forecasting data and split them according to plant network structure.
Facilitates S&OP Supply Planning Meetings and participate necessary S&OP Reviews.
Follow-up performance indicators to meet service levels
Interact with field sales team to understand service to sales information at DC level.
Use and maintain the Supply Planning software (JDA/IP).
Engineering background (Industrial engineer is preferred)Be able to communicate and report in English effectively,
At least 5-7 years experience in Production/Supply planning within a manufacturing environment.
Food manufacturing or Fast moving consumer goods sector experience would be a distinct advantage.
Functional understanding of Supply Chain performance metrics and the drivers of fast moving consumer goods industry.
A pro-active self-starter with an acute attention to detail and the ability to manage complexity
Team player, with excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills to be able to build effective relationships Believing in customer satisfaction mentality and Ambitious with desire to progress and develop
Team management and leadership skills
Effective time management and planning
Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities
Job Type: Regular