Convert demand plans into supply and production plans
Maintain / utilize Bill of Material information in various systems for production planning and run the MRP
Manage and execute orders of ingredients and packaging materials for the third-party manufacturing plants so that an uninterrupted supply of materials is readily available for the manufacturing process
Ensure through proper inventory management, that all packaging and ingredients are available to avoid supply interruptions
Ensure a process and relationship with suppliers and third-party manufacturers where they proactively and urgently report any production or shipping / carrier issues well in advance of delivery to preempt any threat of material / ingredient and finished goods shortages.
Adjust ordering / supply based on the delivery schedule for ingredients / packaging materials and finished good to ensure production is never negatively impacted.
Maintain close relationship with Import department to pro-actively manage any issues
Work closely with Finance, Demand Planning and Commercial departments
Take active role in the S&OP and highlight risks & opportunities and issues
Prepare budget, forecasts and projections for ingredients / packaging materials and finished good inventory.
Provide information and analysis on inventory of materials to support the decision-making process related to the management of inventory levels.
Suggest the necessary actions to avoid using expired or obsolete materials. Ensure proper controls are in place to meet DOH / Cash Flow targets.
Calculate and track KPI’s such as OTIF and take necessary actions for improvement
University degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business or related disciplines
Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
2-5 years’ experience preferably in the pharmaceuticals or fast-moving consumer goods industries
Related experience in areas such as third-party manufacturing planning, inventory management, supply / operations planning or production scheduling
Must have proven experience working in a fast-paced environment with ability to manage multiple priorities
Strong computer skills, especially using Excel with ability to create spreadsheets and perform advanced formulas and functions
Pro-active & self-learner
Team player - involves working with different departments
Excellent communication and presentation skills