Cargill Demand and Supply Planner in Malolos, Philippines

Demand and Supply Planner

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.

Description

Position Purpose

a. Creation of sales forecast which will be used as basis in the Demand and Operations Planning (D&OP)

b. Manage supply and inventory of Raw Materials (RM), Packaging Materials (PM) and Finished Goods (FGs), ensures that these are systematically allocated and delivered to toll manufacturers, plant, and facilities complete in quantity, in good quality condition, on the most economical and timely basis.

c. Continuous improvement of sales forecasting processes and systems

Responsibilities

1. Sales Forecast

  • Prepare background information to support sales forecasting

  • Develop statistical forecasts

  • Prioritize the forecasts (Develop the rules and methods for prioritizing forecasts – based on business priority and forecasters’ ability to improve forecast accuracy)

  • Work with the Sales and Marketing teams to integrate market intelligence into the forecasts

  • Prepare and support the Forecast Review process

  • Measure and report forecast accuracy

  • Lead root-cause analysis into major forecast variances

  • Lead initiatives to improve forecast accuracy

  • Develop and monitor the rules for “consuming the forecasts” and accepting orders

  • Work with the New Product Development team to forecast sales of new products

  • Monitor and report on significant variances between sales forecasts, budgets and business plans

  • Coordinate with production planners in handling exceptions

  • Ensure that the sales forecasting systems are used effectively

  • Provide input to the development of inventory policies and parameters

  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures for the sales forecasting processes

2. Demand and Supply Inventory Management

Works closely with Strategic Pricing as to ingredient plan and Operation as to product availability. Executes demand plan as to supply side. Schedules delivery of ingredients. Communicates requirements and delivery schedules to suppliers. Coordinates inter-warehouse transfer to fleet and warehouse operations. Ensures that slow and non-moving inventory will be communicated to all concerns for immediate actions. Make and communicates game plan to lower down DSI. Maximize use of LRT for effective stock transfers and scheduling of deliveries.

3. Production Planning

Communicate to production the requirements. Review production scheduling. Give information to production as to customer segmentation. Check and challenge MS/MO Made-to-Stock/Made-to-Order.

4. Administration and Reporting

Ensures all documents pertaining to demand and supply planning are accurate, legit and well kept. Strict compliance to all regulatory requirements in importation. Evaluates supplier’s performance. Accurate forecasting and reporting of required data as to supply/inventory management.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Education

Graduate of any 4 or 5 years business course, preferably Industrial Engineering (IE) graduate

Experience

At least 5 years of related work experience in supply chain/demand and supply planning/inventory management

Skills

  • Demonstrate competence in analytics (numeric/data processing and interpretations) inventory management.

  • Knowledge on forecasting system/software is an advantage.

  • Good planning and execution skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with both internal and external customers.

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Requires analytical, decision making and presentation skills.

  • Computer literate and proficient in using Microsoft Office especially excel.

Job Supply Chain Management

Primary Location Philippines-03-Malolos

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: MAL00251