Anglophone Africa Supply Planner
Schneider Electric
Johannesburg Gauteng, ZA
5d ago

Job Purpose

Define and update the parameters ofsupply and stock management to achieve expected service level while optimizinginventory level and express cost.

  • Participate to the red alert processand run the distribution requirement planning for its perimeter of product x DC( South Africa, Nigeria &
  • Kenya )in collaboration with SIOP leaders & demand planners.


  • Inventoryparameters
  • Safety stockreview
  • K-factor(seasonality factor calculation)
  • Lot size review
  • Lead time review
  • MTO / MTS review
  • Service levelimpact from SS
  • Inventorymanagement

  • OneMM unhealthystock management
  • Updating OneMMroot causes for UHS
  • Monthly unhealthystock meetings with marketing
  • Managing Obsoletestock actions to deplete
  • OneMM updating ofactual provision from Finance
  • Scrapping ofobsolete stock
  • Rebalancingexcess / surplus stock
  • RequiredQualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Commerce,Logistics or Supply Chain management or related field
  • 5 years’ experience in supply plan would be ideal with excellentcommunication skills especially verbally.
  • Background in forecasting, procurement orplanning strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Inventory management concepts : stock, safety stocks, salesforecast, Dynamic reorder point
  • Good Knowledge of ERP Systems & Apps literacy;
  • o MM area : MRP execution, Material planning parameters, articles masterdata

    o SD area : Sales statistics, Sales orders principles (lead-times), MTO orMTS orders,

    o Purchase orders : creations and PO and follow up on confirmations (AB / LAmessages)

  • Strong communication skills, effective in a cross-cultural environment tofoster collaboration toward a common goal
  • Must have can-do attitude with the stamina to challenge the marketing andsales teams on excess stock and ongoing actions to sell / promote slow movingstock
  • Strong Computer skills
  • String reporting skills
  • LeadershipCompetencies

  • Influence & Convince
  • Achieve Results
  • Focus on customers
  • Self-starter and drive to succeed
  • Foster cooperation
  • Meticulous and attention to detail
  • FunctionalCompetencies

  • Material Management
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Collaborative Forecast
  • International
  • Customer Case Management
  • Qualifications

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