Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Position Purpose and Summary
The Supply Planning Manager is responsible for overseeinga team of Supply Planners in ensuring that optimum / required inventory level ofboth Raw Materials (RM) and Finished Goods (FG) in each plant and toll millingfacilities are maintained in order to meet or exceed customer order fill rates.
The said activities are supported through collaboration with RMS, Logistics,and Demand Planners, as wells as applying proven supply chain managementpractices (e.g. S&OP, FIFO, etc.)
The position will bea vital member of the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) together withother representatives from Supply Chain, RMS, Finance, Plant Operations,Commercial (Sales) and SMT.
TheSupply Planning Manager position is responsible for the inventory controlactivities associated with RM and FG.
Ensure that optimum inventory level ofraw materials (RM) and Finished Goods (FG) in each plant are maintained to meetor exceed customer order fill rates.
Identify and resolve supply exceptionsby expediting purchase orders, re-allocating existing inventory andestablishing safety stock parameters.
Liaise with RMS / Merchant and Logisticsfor any supply-related issues (e.g. quantity delivered, reformulation, pricing,delivery schedule, etc.)
Ensure andimplement control in managing raw materials and finished goods inventory toprevent losses and / or shrinkages.
Conduct regular security checks to ensureinventory completeness.
Sales andOperations Planning
Activelyparticipate in the coordination of cross-functional activities to ensure thatsupply of raw materials and finished goods (FG) in each location are sufficientbasis the demand forecast.
Utilization of a collaborative and consensus approach by working withManufacturing, Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure thatcurrent and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
Administrative functions and any otherduties as assigned by the Supply Chain Manager
Timely andaccurate submission of required reports
Effectivemanagement of subordinates which includes coaching and mentoring
Education, Experience and Skills
Industrialengineering graduate or its equivalent
5 to 7 of overall experiencein Supply Chain
At least 2 years ofexperience in Supply Chain Management specifically in terms of raw material andfinished goods.
Demonstrateproficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with anunderstanding of their financial and operational impacts.
Stronginterpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams,areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process.
Good facilitationskills are required.
Requires stronganalytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills.
Work experience indata analysis is preferred.
Knowledge of anyDemand Planning and / or WMS software is an advantage.
Experienced withother software packages including Windows, and Microsoft Office.