Market Planner - Upfield

Market Planner

Market Planner

Cali, Colombia

¡This is a great opportunity to join our Supply Chain team in Cali, Colombia!

This job is a key role in the Supply Chain team of Latin America as we continue to grow in Cali, Colombia. You will be responsible to create the conditions to achieve and achieve our planning goals (i.e., customer service, stock level, material and finished products waste and forecast accuracy).  

In this role you will be at a pivot position working both with Commercial and marketing stakeholders through the S&OP process, 3PMs  and logistics teams ensuring that the end to end operation is cost effective while ensuring the service required

So what do you do?

    1. Demand planning – You will gather all assumptions necessary to establishing a sound forecast in the short and the mid and long term.  
    2. Supply planning – You will determine the supply plan from the weekly scale to the yearly plan, including production requirements, logistics deployment, and components requirements. Also, you will need to respond quickly to changing demand, while ensuring service and minimizing obsoletes.
      • On the mid and long term, the team established the capacity plan for manufacturing, which includes identifying needs for capacity expansion or for capacity resets.
      • It also works directly with Third party repackers that are consistently or sporadically engaged to support specific SKUs/ activities
      • The team also provides the necessary data for the logistics team to assess logistics network sufficiency and enable its optimization

As a Market Planner, you will lead the phase-in and phase-out planning for all product innovation and timely launches in the markets, achieving target service and minimizing obsoletes.

  • You will be the first point of contact to our business partners:
    1. Link with Marketing Sales Organizations on forecast accuracy and bias, service achievement and country inventory levels

If you have at least 5 years of  supply planning experience in FMCG as well as experience leading S&OP process, this role would be interesting for you.

For this role it´s important that you are a self-driven person with strong communication skills as well. You will also use your influence skills as you will work with our distributor in Brazil and you will manage the relationship with them. 

You might want to know we are highly entrepreneurial and agile so that you will be able to create different processes from scratch and reshape the existing ones.

If you want to make a difference where it matters, hit the apply button.