Material Planner Jobs in Kenya
Material Planner Jobs in Kenya
Sheer Logic Management Consultants is seeking to engage a dynamic individual for a Material Planner for one of our clients.
Establish material requirements for Production Plans with the use of materials requirement planning planned orders.
Monitor Stock levels and ensure material availability for current production requirements. Establish and maintain appropriate safety stock levels.
Highlight material constraints that could impact production plans
Communicate with suppliers on material requirement 12 month rolling forecasts monthly
Rigorous inventory management monitoring
Ensure management of obsolete materials
New product introduction management i.e., phase in phase out of new stock keeping units (SKU) and old stock keeping unit (SKUs)
Raise weekly purchase orders and call offs on time to suppliers based on planned requirements and materials requirement planning rhythm.
Follow-up on supplier confirmation of purchase orders and shipments.
Monitor shipments of all imported materials and take action when necessary to ensure timely arrival of material on site, thereby avoid disruption to production plans.
Co-ordinate with internal logistics to ensure availability of all imported materials.
Clear DCIW and own supplier statement of account.
Establish requirements of specified packaging materials both local and imported based medium- term requirements.
Place purchase orders and issue call offs according to production schedules.
Liase with suppliers on rejected materials or short shipped consignments.
Lead monthly supplier reviews and ensure minutes are shared and closed
Co-ordinate on Sourcing issues
Co-ordinate with planners / sourcing on new raw and packaging materials.
Provide data to establish supplier performance rating.
Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
Ensure materials requirement planning and call-off procedures are followed.
Update materials requirement planning master data.
Obtain information on minimum order quantity (MOQ) shipping and clearance lead-times and update planning information on SAP.
Provide necessary information and maintain necessary records to enable proper control of inventory and prices
26-week RM PM working file
Working Capital reports
Critical Material Report
Purchase Order Report
Slow moving obsoletes stock (SLOBS) list report
Ensure adequate controls are in place for all demand planning workstreams
Ensure standard operating procedures (SOPS) are up to date
Ensure you have PBS license to operate as materials planner within 90 days of starting the role.
Strong communications & negotiation skills.
Strong problem solving and
analytical skills, with an ability to make fact-based decisions.
Proven ability to build strong relationships.
Commitment to follow through with a high level of accountability.
Willing to work in a high-performance group and ability to adjust to a constant changing environment.
Autonomy in decision making and ability to back up decisions with supporting documentation.
Proven ability to work within a team.
Ability to take initiative and use determination to achieve positive results.
Sense of urgency
Financial and business acumen for Supply Chain
Long term capacity planning
Supply network planning
Master production scheduling (MPS)
S&OP: Demand and supply reconciliation and optimization
Constrained forecast building
Materials requirements planning (MRP) and call off
Developing and executing SC strategy aligned to business goals
Project Management in Supply Chain
Master Data lifecycle management
Innovation Project Management
Risk, resilience and quality in Supply Chain
Sourcing Capability Assessment
Analyze and optimize Supply Chain performance to create value
Building awareness and driving Unilever policies and standards for sustainability
Customer engagement and joint business planning
Creating the consolidated unconstrained demand plan
Operational warehouse management
Managing customer service performance
Generating the baseline forecast
Event planning and market intelligence
Cost and Capex management
Creating a bespoke customer experience
At least 1 Year experience of procuring local & imported materials and dealing with overseas suppliers
High analytical skills
Advanced excel skills
Familiar with MRP systems (SAP)
Should have good interpersonal
SAP Experience (APO, BW, ECC).
Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics and science.
APICS accreditation is an advantage.
Experience with planning production of finished goods.
How to Apply:
Kindly send your CV to
email@example.com by 3rd May 2021 clearly marking the title – “Material Planner”.
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