Johnson & Johnson Senior Planner Jobs in South Africa

Johnson & Johnson Senior Planner Jobs in South Africa

Plans finished goods stock with the direct objective of maximising customer service within pre-defined inventory levels. As part of this process, the planner takes into account the latest stock levels and order situation in conjunction with the sales forecast. Any deviation in stock availability be it from a supply point of view or sales order/sales forecast point of view, must be monitored, reported and adjusted for accordingly.


  • Actively responds to global networks changes direct by Supply Chain Team leader according to predetermined processes and procedures
  • Execute all supply chain processes, work closely with the required key stakeholders to achieve business and department key performance indicators. Work closely with your team and colleagues to ensure cross functional development and team work.
  • Drive forecast management with the marketing team
  • Support Supply Chain Team lead with the portfolio requirements toward building budgets, business objectives, policies and procedures
  • Ensure open lines of communication at all levels, ensure timeous and effective communication to line manager and all stakeholders
  • Support Supply Chain Team lead in terms of all requirements for the S&OP meetings
  • Manage your portfolio KPIs
    Provide weekly and monthly updates on your portfolio’s KPIs, with detailed analysis on any deviations and comments of corrective action.
  • Review the parameters on the business planning system, identifies errors and ensures
    corrective action taken, follows up to confirm correction actioned.
  • Review the purchase plan using the Planning system, considering all factors, open orders, on hand, on route, etc, to order required inventory.
  • Proactively communicates all deviations to supply or demand to Supply chain team lead and all key stakeholders.
  • Generates accurate orders utilising the business planning system
  • Own all the purchase orders with special requirements, involving QA and all involved key stakeholders to ensure proactive expedition of orders to customers.
  • Action weekly back orders according to standardised processes, keeping all key stakeholders informed of status.
  • Action updates as required for all Consignment master levels
  • Expedite all outstanding orders
    Support the supply chain team lead in developing future capabilities


  • 5 years previous experience in a similar function with direct exposure to inventory planning and scheduling, in a computerised environment. Retail FMCG experience a added benefit
  • BCom Supply Chain/Procurement or similar
  • Advanced computer proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Ability to work independently, manage complexity, use high levels of initiative coupled with a process driven approach and demonstrate good attention to detail.
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical mind

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Johnson & Johnson Senior Planner Jobs in South Africa

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