Función del empleo: Operations

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Gauteng

País: South Africa




  • Perform forecast date cleansing in the demand planning tool
  • Assist in optimizing the product catalogue
  • Create monthly statistical forecast using the demand planning tool
  •  Review and amend the forecast against the latest promo/launch plans, the trend estimate and pertinent demand drivers
  •  Achieve consensus for forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and business control personnel through the monthly forecast and validation meetings
  •  Build a plan based on validated forecasts, co-packing plan and stock and supply parameters
  •  Manage replenishment and determine priority actions with MSL
  • Monitor and define action plans to reduce Slow Movers and Obsoletes
  •  Prepare and maintain relevant local and international monthly reports
 Monitor and reduce Out of Stocks  Determine stock and supply parameters in line with stock and service level policy


  •  Knowledge of supply chain management concepts, i.e. Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Return
  •  Proactive and a team player (non-negotiable)
  •  Continuously look for service level and forecast accuracy improvement opportunities
  •  Critical thinking skills to identify where analysis is required & then do it
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, pressured environment


  •  SAP/ERP knowledge & experience
  •  Demand / Supply Planning systems knowledge
  •  Excellent communication skills - both formal and informal
  •  Proven track records as a collaborator
  •  Is highly collaborative and fosters a culture of collaboration within the overall division

 Strong analytical and problem solving abilities (non-negotiable)  Strong negotiating skills  Strong meeting facilitation skills  3 to 5 years planning experience  APICS or other forecasting certification preferred  Achieves results, with integrity  Manages complexity  Interacts effectively at all levels within the organisation  Bachelor’s Degree in related field