RecoursFour Supply Chain Planner Jobs in Kenya

RecoursFour Supply Chain Planner Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • Establishing best practice processes for managing the appropriate inventory levels of raw
    material, purchased, and manufactured components and finished goods through to customer delivery.

  • Development of robust customer service metrics such as On Time To Request (OTTR), optimised inventory levels and supplier lead-time.

  • Development of KPIs and management reports to support and improve decision making across the relevant functional areas.

  • Supporting and driving process improvement, including the effective use of ERP and MRP systems.

  • Maximise Inbound (supplier) & Outbound (customer availability) to agreed targets on a
    just in time basis

  • Develop and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders including Suppliers / 3rd Party suppliers, optimising systems, and inventory levels to achieve agreed targets

  • Ownership of the management and control of inventory levels to agreed budgets/stock

  • Highlighting issues and taking timely remedial actions in conjunction with stakeholders.

  • Lead the weekly business process of manufacturing and logistics campaign planning, enabling efficient use of assets, optimum work scheduling and supplying sales and marketing with accurate availability to promise dates.

  • Actively manage and drive continuous improvements to maximise customer service levels.

  • Assess and improve Supplier Performance improving lead times and reducing costs.

  • Working collaboratively with S&OP Leads and Finance to implement inventory strategies to
    improve service levels and reduce working capital.

  • Work closely with the new product introduction stakeholders, ensuring the supply
    planning team is aligned to and providing support for all future product launches and/or new territories.

  • Deliver long term replenishment plans and routinely assess capacity opportunities and
    constraints with internal and external suppliers.

  • Responsible for the stock of Raw Materials, Work in Progress, Accessories, Finished Goods,
    and stock at Vendor

  • Managing relationships with suppliers based in China and Indonesia.

  • Imports & Logistics reviews and Container planning.


  • Must have a business degree or supply chain related qualifications e.g. CIPS/ APICS

  • Have a high level of understanding of the procurement and supply chain.

  • Proven track record of success delivered through a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Far East Supplier management.

  • Have a minimum of 3 years of supply chain experience.

  • Experience of working within and S&OP Process.

  • Have excellent communication skills - including first-class reporting techniques.

  • Have a passion for supply chain excellence and continuous improvement.

  • Have excellent negotiation and influencing skills.

  • Be able to thrive in a high paced, fast turnaround business.

  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of commercial acumen as well as exceptional results
    from supply chain management.

  • Be positive, motivated, ambitious, proactive, with a "can-do" attitude.

  • Have experience of using ERP system and MRP systems.

  • Experience working across different regions and within diverse cultures.

  • Proficient IT skills with experience in using Microsoft Excel to at least intermediate level.

  • Must have experience in the furniture industry.

    How to Apply

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