Planning Manager

at Meypar
Location Polokwane, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Polokwane



Key Duties & Responsibilities

Principle Accountabilities

  • Ensure that 3-5 year plans are aligned with Business Strategy and Objectives.
  • *Compile 3-5 Year Demand Plans
  • *Compile 3-5 Year End-to-End Supply Plans to deliver the Business Plan.
  • *Build & Deploy tactical Programs.
  • Ensure Alignment of bottom up plan with top down targets. Ensure delivery of an optimal Demand & Supply
  • Plan over an 18-24 month view in alignment with the business top down strategy, objectives & targets.
  • Deliver a 13-week operational plan to deliver the required Customer Service Levels at Optimal Cost and make changes on a daily basis to adjust the plan reality unfolds.
  • Ensure all decisions/changes are made across the end-to-end Supply Chain for both Operational (13 weeks) and Tactical (18 months) Plans
  • Weigh the impact of decisions/changes on all Plants, Distribution, Sales & Marketing, Customers, and Business Profitability & Suppliers.
  • Ensure optimal source of supply of all products to all points of distribution taking into account all supply chain costs, while eliminating Out of Stocks Demand and Supply
  • Management of all exports outside the borders of Zambia Instill a culture of professionalism and Continuous improvement for planning function at CCBA

Skills, Experience & Education

  • Grade 12 with 6 credits or better University Degree in fields such as Engineering, Commerce, Accounting, Science, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Planning, Logistics
  • Master Degree in a relevant field would be an added advantage (Certified Supply Chain Professional) CSCP
  • At least 5 years’ work experience with at least 3 years in FMCG Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP)/Integrated Business Planning Experience
  • Must have managed planning using an ERP system including MRP and Master Scheduling Principles
  • Good knowledge and solid experience in applying Advanced Forecasting, Planning & Scheduling processes & systems.
  • Must be a fully paid up member of Engineering Institute of Zambia

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Postgraduate Degree

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