Procter & Gamble Demand & Supply Planner in Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia

Demand Planning * Collaborates with cross-functional stakeholders to deliver an accurate, robust and timely 18-months rolling sales forecast taking into consideration new launches, product promotions, marketing, sales and phase-in/out plans * Ensures the demand planning software tool is correctly configured, updated, maintained, accurate and available for use by key users and top management for decision making * Prepares the consensual demand plan in accordance with the CH Asia DP calendar and activities * Drives the Demand Review and Financial Gap-Fill review * Ensures that significant within-the-month forecast changes are communicated * Conducts Root Cause Analysis for forecast failure and identify corrective actions * Implements Best Practises as part of continuous improvement Supply Planning * Produces robust business replenishment supply plans to support sales forecasts which satisfy customer service objectives whilst minimising inventory carrying costs * Ensures the replenishment planning software is maintained regularly as to plan accurately and available for use * Optimises stock holding levels within the total supply chain through a detailed understanding of the key planning parameters and end-to-end process (lead times, MOQ/EOQ, supply reliability, demand variability, service objectives etc.) and in line with Working Capital targets * Works closely with suppliers, freight forwarders, 3PL vendors and regulatory function to ensure timely shipment and delivery of supplies for sales and exceeds customer service level target * Responsible for the issuance and transmittal of Approved Purchase Order and coordination with suppliers for timely supply replenishment Inventory Management * Set the market’s planning parameters based on inventory management tools * Non-working inventory management in collaboration with Commercial * Determine inventory strategies to drive down inventories Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) * Drives the local Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process by working across internal and external functional areas to assure that demand, supply and financial plans are aligned and that proper communication regarding significant current/potential supply performance problems are communicated to the appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner for mitigation consensus * Implements Best Practises as part of continuous improvement New Product Introduction * Ensures new products are in the demand plan with the appropriate lead-time * Works with the production suppliers or customer service to ensure that the optimal acceptable MOQ, shipment mode, lead time, correct unit costs are in place * Manages stock level for new products launch and discontinuations – phase ins/phase outs * Conducts post-mortem for every NPI and documents lessons learned to avoid recurrences Master Data Maintenance * Creates, maintains and deletes material master data in local ERP and Master Data Governance-Materials (MDG-M) systems as needed Export Management * Manages the entire export activities from the contract manufacturer to the international customers from planning, supply adherence, shipment and export coordination *Performance Responsibility * * To provide shipment visibility to Commercial well in advance for any known incoming shipments * Manage phase in/phase out in collaboration with Commercial * To liaise with the relevant freight forwarders to ensure shipment optimization * Accountability includes overall Stock availability, overall Inventory performance (incl. SLOBS), Supply Plan Adherence, forecast performance, inventory provisions and writeoffs

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in any discipline, preferably Supply Chain & Logistics Management
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of inventory planning and management experience
  • Consumer Goods or Pharmaceutical industry desired
  • APICS / CPIM or equivalent supply chain professional certification
  • Lean six sigma experience/ knowledge
  • Self-starter with highly effective interpersonal and influencing skills required to build and maintain working relationships at all levels
  • Positive attitude, result oriented, competent and a good team-player with a customer focus mindset
  • Independent, high integrity, lots of personal initiatives and demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • Strong numerate analytics, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written English
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own workload and effectively make decisions
  • Possesses costs management and reduction culture mentality
  • Computer literate. Good knowledge of MS-Excel and MS-PowerPoint

Job: Logistics/Supply Network Operations

Title: Demand & Supply Planner

Location: MY-Wilayah Persekutuan-Kuala Lumpur

Requisition ID: PUR00001153