Supply Planning Manager, South East Asia & Far East Asia

Supply Planning Manager, South East Asia & Far East Asia

Location - Bangkok, Thailand

Job Purpose

We’re now looking for a Supply Planning Manager. The role consists in managing and developing the supply planning process, ensuring that finished goods, raw- and pack materials are planned to avoid out of stocks while minimizing production cost, inventory and obsoletes. As a member of the Management Team, the Supply Planning Manager has a role in the site change agenda, annual Business Plan process and master plan. Finally, as a member of the Supply Planning teams, you will interact with all other SC departments and may lead SEA/FEA projects.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • Apply the standardized supply planning processes and continuously improve them
  • Manage the best possible use of state-of-the-art planning systems
  • Optimize raw & pack material stock value while ensuring a seamless production program
  • Minimize production cost
  • Work closely together with other key departments as Logistics, Customer Service, Marketing, Regulatory, QA, Operations, Finance- and Technical Implementation and Engineering
  • Support and contribute to the site agenda
  • Project Management for Supply Chain SEA FEA and site projects


  • Master’s degree level or equivalent, e.g. in Industrial Engineering or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience in Supply Chain and 3 years in Supply planning
  • Strong knowledge in Supply/Production Planning, Materials and Inventory Management and Business Case Management
  • Proven record of successful Project Management is mandatory
  • Experience in initiating of Business Improvement Management is an advantage
  • Proven ability in developing relationships with internal/external customers and suppliers.
  • Result-oriented, dynamic, independent, and good teamwork player
  • Experience with working as a part of a management team within a business
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Thais
  • Knowledge of Logistics and/or Distribution Management


You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.