Senior Planner

Job Criteria
Highest Qualification: Polytechnic Diploma
Relevant Experience: 10 year(s)
Availability:
Nature of Position: Permanent
Responsibilities
• Review MRP shortage and replenishment reports. Raise Purchase Requisition to Purchasing to ensure availability of raw materials to support customer orders and forecast.
• Balance proactively on raw materials demand and supply by rescheduling open Purchase Orders and acting on MRP messages. Manage short-term raw materials usage abnormality, identifying root causes and proposing solutions for improvement.
• Provide tactical support on raw materials management for day-to-day business activities – new win shortages, address immediate shortage not covered by routine replenishments, highlight potential raw materials shortfalls to Production Planner & Customer Service and work out contingency plan to meet all production schedules.
• Review raw materials safety stock setting to maintain at an optimum inventory level to achieve DOH, avoid stock out and minimize slow moving and obsolescence. 
• Coordinate and manage materials replacements due to formula changes with Demand Planner, Production Planners, and Purchasing team. Manage product discontinuation to reduce raw materials losses.
• Coordinate with the purchasing department on the purchase criteria of selected raw materials based on the sales forecast to optimize the inventory level of raw materials to achieve the working capital target set by the company.
• Manage unplanned trading order confirmation, replenishment and stock control
• Conduct effective back-up for Demand Manager and work on other assignment and project as and when required.
Requirements
• Candidate must possess at least a Diploma in Logistic/Transportation, Business Studies/Administration/Management, Supply Chain, Commerce or equivalent.
• Strong knowledge and experience of ERP systems and SAP a plus
• Excellent MS Office skills with strong analytical abilities
• Good communication & negotiation skills, multi-tasker and a good team player.
• At least 10 years of working experience in the related field with at least 3 years' supervisory experience
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Senior Planner