Job title: Head of Planning
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG Fast moving Consumer Goods
Expertise: Supply Chain Management
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Job published: 2022-11-08
Job ID: 32370
Contact name: Rushit Shah
Contact email: rushit@alcottglobal.co

Job Description

Alcott Global is partnering with a global packaged food company to identify its new Head of Planning (VP level) to be based in Bangkok, Thailand.

Role Overview

  • The primary responsibility of this role is to match the Supply and Demand planning for packaged business between production and shipments from our manufacturing facilities in Thailand, Philippines and Co-pack locations with demand from markets in Americas, Europe, and Asia.
  • This position also oversees supply chain function and runs the company wide S&OP process.
  • The role will supervise the Director of Central - Supply and operations planning team (C-SOP). Strong connection needed to market SC leads and Factory planning leads.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Excellent customer service by keeping make to stock markets at target stock levels and delivering make to order goods OTIF by
    • Running E-E S&OP process from supply to DSR and cash up process
    • Excellent collaboration with both production units and markets
    • Optimised allocation of production of the producing units
    • Supervising long term planning for raw (fruit) and pack material
    • Supervising shipping capacity planning
    • Loss tree analysis to define improvement plans.
    • Monitor Capacity Planning across factories in Thailand, Philippines
  • Constantly reducing inventory levels to competitive levels by
    • Stock analysis at source and in market
    • Target setting of inventory levels by unit and material.
    • Periodic monitoring of progress and action plans to stay on track.
    • Definition of structural improvement programs
  • Planning support for NPD launches and projects that require capital investment.
  • Implementation of structural improvements – e.g.
    • Resilience programs for finished goods and R/M material – SKU Rationalization, Formulation harmonization etc.
    • Sourcing network optimisation
  • The incumbent may be required to carry out any other duties as directed by the immediate superior. The responsibility level of any other duties should not exceed those outlined above.                                                                                   

Requirements:

  • Min 10 years solid planning experience in FMCG both demand and supply
  • S&OP experience (incl. systems)
  • Logistics experience
  • Basic understanding of GTM capabilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • University degree (technical or commercial preferred)