PZ Cussons Nigeria: Supply Chain Manager Job

Supply Chain Manager
All Business Units – Lagos

The Role:   Supply Manager

The Successful Candidate Will Be Required To:
Create an optimized rolling 24 month supply plan (in conjunction with materials and factory teams) that takes into account the demands and constraints of domestics and export forecasts, materials supply, stock targets and production efficiencies and capacities.
Supply scenarios planning
Give monthly update of TM1 system (actual supply, opening stocks, CIRL’s supply planning, 13 week plans).
Create an optimized rolling 13 weeks production plan (MPS) ( in conjunction with materials and factory teams) that takes into account the demands and constraints of domestics and export forecasts, materials supply, stock targets and production efficiencies and capacity.
Set and quarterly review CIRL’s/DIRL’s in conjunction with customer services champion and demand manager.
Confirm work orders or schedules, progress chase/pursue and ensure that stock is maintained at agreed levels required to buffer against demand variability.
Monitor finished goods stocks level against current and future requirement taking action on any foreseen shortage and excesses.
Communicate with local purchasing and imported materials supply teams to expedite /de-expedite materials as indicated by the MPS.
Conduct regular production capacity assessments to ensure RCCP is always based on latest data.
Liaise closely with factory staff to ensure that any short term changes made ao accommodate actual production or materials constraints do not adversely affect the overall plan.
Monitor Production to plan performance and coordinate action for improvement with supply chain colleagues and factory management.

The Person:

The Right Candidate Must:
Possess B.SC in sciences/engineering; an MBA will be an added advantage
Possess minimum of 3-5 years work experience in planning and logistics
Have a detailed knowledge of the production planning and purchasing process together with the understanding of company portfolio of materials and suppliers
Have a good knowledge of the rules, regulations and practices pertaining to sourcing/importing/purchasing from sources will be advantageous
Be familiar with stock control techniques and issues.
Have a deep experience of MRP II techniques and systems
Have a detailed knowledge of vendor management principles and practices
Have a high negotiating power.
Have a CANDO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE, ONENESS
Please note that only shortlisted candidates would be contacted

Closing Date: 30 Jul 2012

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