Sappi Careers In Johannesburg – Supply Planner

Website Sappi

Job Description:

Sappi Southern Africa requires a Supply Planner to manage the stock in the Supply Chain and extrapolating potential supply issues (over / under) by interacting with different department to ensure that stock capacities are managed within set tolerances as well as manage a Sales & Operation Planning process by ensuring that supply of a specific product balances the demand requirements from both the mills and external customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop 12 month rolling plan and future budget
  • Manage and execution of demand plan for relevant units (Budget, Forecast, Consensus and reality)
  • Update and maintain performance measures
  • Stock reporting
  • Participate in and contribute to monthly IBP (integrated business planning) process
  • Analyse demand forecast to determine long and short-term bottle necks
  • Provide relevant reports on areas of planning responsibilities
  • Pursue production efficiency in terms of schedule,grades,trim and WIP to achieve mill objectives in terms of profit
  • Interact with Mills on outstanding orders
  • Maintain planning master data (Material Master)
  • Balance Supply & Demand and highlight areas of concern to relevant parties (Procurement, Order Management, Logistics, Sales)
  • Manage sales and operations planning (S&OP) process (annually, quarterly, monthly and weekly)
  • Production planning and control of assigned units
  • Manage and update – Stock Overview by Portfolio(WIP & FG)
  • Interact with Logistics & Order Flow outstanding stock movements
  • Interact with sales and notify potential supply issues early

Job Requirements:

  • Shipping & Clearing / Forwarding experience advantages
  • Computer literate
  • SAP – APO Modules advantageous
  • Three (3) years relevant mill / procurement experience
  • Three (3) year degree in supply chain or sales and marketing

Job Details:

Company: Sappi

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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