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Logistics and Planning Manager - FMCG

Description : As Planning Manager based at site, you will have the following responsibilities:

Role Requirements:
  • Achieve a product availability target of 99.5% over the year
  • Responsible for setting and maintaining stock targets that consider demand variability, seasonality, minimum order quantities and lead times
  • As required, support the Head of Planning with total business review of networking capital forecasting and proactively capturing and resolving unfit, slow moving and redundant stock
  • Highlight and communicate where stock falls below minimum stock targets, where there is potential interruption to supply, and support commercial team to identify possible solutions / alternatives
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal customers to ensure alignment and full product category knowledge
  • Continually look to improve our planning processes which can directly improve the stock holding position and working capital. Work to develop, simplify and standardise processes across the function
  • As part of the supplier relationship team, maximise supplier performance, understand constraints, deliver optimum supply process for the business and drive continuous improvement
  • To ensure that the S&OP process is completed on time, has a high degree of accuracy and is efficient in its execution, providing relevant information inc. KPIs and possible opportunities/ risks and offering solutions
  • Supply planning representative within cross functional projects, driving continuous improvement through proactive involvement, strong communication flow and efficient delivery
  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Arrange warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process shipments
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints
  • Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements

Onsite Benefits:
  • Good Compensation
  • End of Year Bonus
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Annual Increment as per stipulated by The Ministry of Labour of Mauritius
  • 24 Hour Insurance Coverage including Medical
  • Full Paid Accommodation
  • Company Car
  • Return Air Tickets in Economy Class

Qualification:
University Degree with Skills as per requirement listed above

Language Proficiency:
English (French - Optional)

Employment Agreement:
- Minimum 3 year contract (renewable)
- Client will provide Work Permit and Residence Permit