Senior Supply Chain Planner
Job no: 495721
Work type: Full time
- Dynamic and fast paced food manufacturer
- Leadership role for Supply Chain planning
- Based in the SE Suburbs at our Head Office in Mentone
Simplot Australia is a vibrant, sustainable provider of great food in Australasia. Home to Australia's favourite food brands, Simplot manufactures a diverse range of products that includes everything from delicious and balanced meals, convenient frozen potato and vegetables, tasty pasta sauces and nutritious seafood to fun snack foods. Our portfolio of brands consist of Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Top Cut, Seakist, Harvest, Chiko, I&J, Ally, Lean Cuisine, Five Tastes, Chicken Tonight, Raguletto and Five Brothers. Simplot is owned by the JR. Simplot Company and has grown to become a multinational agriculture and food business with annual sales of more than $US5 billion.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Supply Chain Planner to join our Supply Chain planning team at our Head Office in Mentone. Reporting to the Supply Chain Planning Manager, you will be responsible for managing your direct report and working with Demand Planning to ensure accurate forecasting and safety stock levels are maintained. This role will focus on managing the insource planning function for our manufacturing plants nationally.
This is a hands on role for a leader who can manage upwards, identify process improvements and make recommendations (e.g. lead time reduction, improvement of case fill etc.,) for future efficiencies. A tactical problem solver, you can demonstrate excellence in managing and improving inventory levels through the end-to-end supply chain, whilst ensuring your portfolio is well positioned to meet the company's service level and working capital objectives.
- Demonstrate leadership in continuous improvement to supply chain processes and systems.
- Build and manage internal partnerships to facilitate end-to-end alignment.
- Ensure the master planning process and output is valid.
- Coordinate a credible supply response within the monthly S&OP process.
- Be a primary source of knowledge and provide leadership on supply chain processes.
- Ensure Supply Chain Planners and Plant Schedulers have necessary process support and training.
You hold strong interpersonal and time management skills, with an emphasis on decision making and a disciplined approach to managing projects to an outcome. You can demonstrate team leadership in a supply planning environment and hold supply chain planning experience ideally in a FMCG or Food manufacturing industry with an appreciation of retail and wholesale/foodservice commercial environments.
Ideally tertiary qualified (Manufacturing, Engineering, Logistics or a Finance related discipline) and experienced with supply chain methodologies, you enjoy diving into the detail of the planning systems through your continuous improvement focus.
If this sounds like you, please Apply online today.
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