Supply Planner - Upfield

Supply Planner

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A Supply Planner will be responsible for analyzing the supply and demand of products (Finished Goods) to ensure that inventory levels are optimized, and customer needs are met. Develop and maintains a robust supply plan utilizing data from multiple sources. Work cross-functionally with Demand Planning, Purchasing & Production teams to ensure one plan aligned by all parties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the monthly S&OP process, inform team about latest supply picture, highlight major risks.
  • Analyze inventory levels: Monitor inventory levels and adjust ordering plans as needed to ensure that stock levels are maintained at appropriate levels to meet demad forecast.
  • Coordination with internal teams: Work closely with production, logistics, and demand planning teams to ensure supply plan.
  • Plan and prioritize productions to ensure maximum performance and optimum stock level
  • Determine the raw & pack materials required for production process and to ensure everything is in place for production
  • Set target safety stock levels, track total inventory to make sure stock levels are in line with the target
  • Proactively identify potential slow moving inventory, provide visibility in excess inventory by root cause analysis and follow up necessary actions to deplete the excess inventory
  • Track write off data and make sure all actions are in place for depletion
  • Supplier management: Work with suppliers to ensure that they are meeting delivery timelines.
  • Performance analysis: Analyze supply performance metrics, identify areas for improvement, and develop strategies for optimization.
  • Risk management: Identify and mitigate risks in the supply chain, such as shortages or delays in product delivery.
  • Reporting: Prepare regular reports on supply and demand trends, inventory levels, and other key metrics to inform decision-making.
  • Close cooperation with production team, sales team, and other supply chain functions (purchasing, planning, logistics, customer service & master-data)
  • Work on supply chain projects and deliver end-to-end supply chain improvements for the customer supply chain

So what does it take to be successful in this role?

  • 2+ years of Supply Chain experience in FMCG companies
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent communication and collaboration skills. 
  • Be familiar with supply chain management software (SAP, MS Office Programs) and be comfortable working with large amounts of data.
  • Fluent in English both writen and spoken.
  • A bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration, engineering or a related field is typically required, and relevant certifications such as APICS can be beneficial.

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.

What’s next 

If this position sounds interesting, please hit the apply button now!  The deadline to apply is the 24/05/23 and the first interview will take place on 25-26/05/23. 

We understand your resume might not be up to date and recommend that you apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not meet all the requirements stated in the description, but we encourage you to apply anyway. You might be the right candidate for this role or other roles.  

Upfield is an employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and equal opportunities for all. We recruit based only on values, qualifications, performance, skills, behaviours, experience, and knowledge. We ensure job advertisements are free from unintentional bias.  

No personal characteristics should be a barrier to joining Upfield. We prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other personal characteristics. 


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