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
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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.                                                                                   


  • 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)