Central material planner is accountable for specific commodity over the Egypt factories.
Central material planner is responsible for preparing MRP & issue PO’s to optimize inventory availability and Optimize the stock level ensuring sustainable operation process.
Planner will support Egypt Inbound Supply Chain Head and Supply Chain Managers with history analysis and operation’s updates which will form the basis of discussions and decision making with Supply Planning and Purchasing teams.
An enthusiastic self-starter with a strong drive to improve existing processes and systems is highly desired.
Excellent organizational skills, ability to balance immediate/long term priorities and exceptional multitasking skills are a necessity.
A Typical Day
Materials Requirement Planning
Receives the master production plan from the production planning section
Coordinates with the Technical department to periodically revise the Bill of materials consumption rates
Follows up the deviations of materials consumption rate and take corrective action where necessary
Follows up the monthly requisition for local materials and foreign materials on daily basis
Issues requisition and maintain inventories of imported materials and supplies necessary to meet the production plans
Manages the materials requirements with the Purchasing and Warehouse departments
Monitors the flow of scrap materials and slow-moving items
Coordinates with the Service centre to deliver required spare parts as per a periodic FCST.
Coordinates with relevant departments to introduce new models on the production lines to ensure smooth running
Evaluates the Performance of his owned Commodity by calculating the turnover ratio and availability of materials and days of supplies and Coverage.
Access the Global system to Check the stocks with Europe Factories to share the surplus or ask for support in case of shortage.
Weekly Progress report about the Stock update 12 Week ahead.
Monthly Component stock 3D Analysis (ABC – XYZ – RRS)in order to Control the NOWC
Communicate Receiving team Leader by the Boxes delivery Plan on weekly / daily basis.
Monthly Safety stock reanalysis to define the best safety stock for Owned ANCs
Upload & Manage items attributes on system to control MRP process
Manage the Phase in/out plans for Components &RM in order to ensure 100% depletion for Components and zero obsolesce stocks
Materials and Components Call-off:
Together with Purchasing fix budget, periodically review (EA1, EA2, …) and monthly check component requirement
Manage and issue Production/Delivery orders also through daily check of production plan and delivery status
Manage non-compliant deliveries: in agreement with Quality- Manufacturing- Supplier, report non conformity material with all needed information to manage failure and arrange for replacement of the defective material/ component to maintain healthy feeding to the plant operations
Management of obsolete components: in collaboration with affected areas, develop proper actions to make internal usage of obsolete components (parts, kits,) or to ask supplier to re-work. In case of no further usage/renewal, act with Controlling for proper accounting
Manage the use of components not included in the bill of materials, such as: lack of material, power consumption, low inventory in the warehouse, quality issues
Inventory maintenance: continuously monitoring status of own assigned component stock
Call off consolidation: Consolidates the Requirements from each factory for the same commodity and same Supplier
Supplier adherence assessment comparing plan vs estimate vs actual dates & quantities
Monitor Control Cash Flow by control flow of inbound cash flow with current liabilities
Close the cycle with receiving WH team to ensure good receiving and report the rejected shipments.
Monitor the Custody Shipment in receiving area in order to release it finally from customs.
Frequently Suppliers Visit for more alignments and Develop performance (Local / Foreign)
Control and Manage the Documents circulation related to Shipments and ensure its validating compared to government Banking and ports requirements
Monthly review the Actual Suppliers Lead-time compared by theoretical in order to reduce Suppliers lead time as much as it can to develop components stocks
Manage the Process with Customs & TF and control the Cost of Demurrage
Sourcing boards process Participates and give a clear and well define rating to suppliers from Supply Chain Point of view.
Review and confirm the Purchasing contracts on system to ensure its validate and completion.
Who You Are
University degree in business, logistics, engineering or Relevant Academic Background
Broad and solid experience (2~3 years) in material management functions as: MRP, logistics, purchasing, and Planning.
Experience in ERP systems (Oracle Preferred)
Fluent Arabic & English skills.
Team work skills.
Excellent Computer skills.
Problem solving& Decision Making You see challenge as opportunity.
Creative Thinking You look at everything from every angle, distilling the core message and putting it together in a way that excites and delights.
Learning & Awareness Energetic – Your enthusiasm is infectious and inspires and engages your colleagues and collaborators to achieve, deliver, be accountable and own their work. You’ll also have the stamina essential to delivering results in both the short and long term.
Analytical thinking - With an eye for detail and the ability to interpret complex data, you can also translate this into meaningful, useful information that informs decision-making.
Collaborative – You build networks and trust, good working relationships and apply your influence to shaping change.
Communication - You can make yourself understood and are a good listener.
flexibility and adaptability - You work with urgency, analyzing and adapting to different situations, quickly understanding changes and reacting confidently and decisively
Results-driven - Maximizing efficiencies and hitting KPIs are just the beginning: your real passion is delivering products that change and enhance lives. The rest is a bonus.