Supply Planner | 5 to 7 years | Chennai

Job Description

Implement and maintain Inventory and Material Management Strategies for all Finished Goods by regular review and optimisation of inventory parameters and levels (e.g. reorder pt, safety stock, ABC categorisation)
• Consultation with Production Schedulers regarding availability of production lines and approval of downtime at manufacturing sites.
• Place orders upon Manufacturing based upon agreed lead time and capacity availability
• Plan replenishment across the Distribution Centre network (DRP) by maintaining the accuracy of plans to reflect feasible replenish plans
• Conduct regular business and performance reviews with Demand Planners, Marketing and Manufacturing
• Identify and manage potential inventory obsolescence to minimise write-offs (finished goods and raw materials)
•  Review out of stock situations or shortage of supply issues and recommend mitigating actions
• PLM Project Management for Commercialization and Launch phase for selected project types
• Conduct root cause analysis for supply chain issues/variances and perform define corrective action plans to avoid reoccurrence.
•  Liaise with Marketing, Demand Planners and Manufacturing to validate feasibility of mid-long term supply plans (S&OP) for the products under own responsibility and recommend actions in case of issues


Primary Skills

  • 5 to 10 of experience in supply Planning and inventory management domain.
  • Ideally APICS Qualified (CPIM)
  • Knowledge of CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) environment


Secondary skills

  • MBA Operations/Supply Chain/Logistics / Engineering (preferred)
  • Any relevant industry specific Certifications/Memberships (desirable)



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August 25, 2021

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Financial Services