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Production Planner At Kimberly-Clark

Date Posted: 09/Dec/2013
Deadline: Not Specified

Production Planner

Main Purpose of Job 
To generate  feasible supply plans that meet forecast demand for the short-term horizons for internal production, external procurement (imported & longer lead raw materials) and distribution, in accordance with Customer Service Levels, inventory and cost targets.

Main Responsibilities 
Manages production planning for the nominated product groups/production assets within the sector : 
Weekly Plans 
Optimises production plans to best manage assets taking into account the demand forecast, distribution requirements, and asset constraints in order to meet customer service objectives. 
Executes Product / Packaging Rollovers, introductions and discontinuations in order best meet Business Division objectives. 
Executes plans and contract packing for the nominated product groups, including supplier long term forecast requirements and supply chain initiatives. 
Controls raw material and packaging supplies inventories in order to provide optimum customer service and meet working capital objectives. Manages day to day inventory issues, including communication and issue resolution between the interested parties. 
To manage and maintain data in SAP R3 and the APO/MRP planning systems in place.

Job Requirements 

Required Qualifications / Experience 
Degree in business/supply chain 
3 years planning experience in a manufacturing company 
Computer Literate with specific knowledge of SAP, Excel and APO/MRP systems.

Key Competencies 
Time management 
Solve Problems 
Translate Information & Data 
Team synergy 
Provides leadership &  Inspiration 
Manage Self Development 
Support Project Management Process 
Ensure production process understanding 
Development and Management of Production Plans 
Inventory Management 
SAP MM/ PP functionality 
Microsoft Excel 
Degree in business/supply chain 
3 years planning experience in a manufacturing company 
Computer Literate with specific knowledge of SAP, Excel and APO/MRP systems


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