Supply Planner - GBfoods Africa



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At GBfoods we offer culinary solutions in several countries of Europe and Africa with prestigious leading local brands, including Jumbo, Gallina Blanca, Erasco, Gino, Liebig, Star, Bama, D&L, Grand’Italia, and Blå Band, among others.

Our Purpose “Celebrating local flavors” is to empower and take care of each of the local communities we belong to and to bring out their authentic flavors.

Some of our local brands have been in consumers’ kitchens for over a century and have positioned themselves as authentically loved brands, as well as deeply rooted parts of the local culture.

Today, with a turnover of around 1,2 billion euros and a team of around 3,000 people, we are the preferred choice of millions of consumers.

Role & Responsibilities:

We are in search of a Supply Planner who will be part of the Regional Planning Hub and in charge of Supply Planning and Sales & Operations Planning for Ghana. The incumbent will be responsible for the materials requirements planning and production planning for the Tema factory and the scheduling of orders for purchases from various international vendors.

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The main responsibilities will be:

  • Work closely with the Factory Managers to carry out the Production Plans to cover the demand forecast and to ensure the availability of products in the different markets.
  • Provide the right visibility to the Company to detect any risk in the short and long term so that mitigation plans are put in place.
  • Account for the Stock Policy implementation-defined by the Company to optimize the service level following the service requirement.
  • Account also for the value of the stocks and ensure that these values are in line with the delivery of the working capital target of the company.
  • Coordinate the import replenishment plan (Finished Goods, Raw Material & Packaging Material) from the different international Vendors across the world with support from purchasing and Logistics functions.
  • Provide visibility of the Supply Chain to the BU’s Management in terms of service, coverage, timings, and obsolescence risk.
  • Track and control the daily production plan and sales vs forecast trend to detect and balance any deviation.
  • Control and challenge the sales forecast from the Business Units to ensure the right performance of the Planning Cycles In coordination with the Demand Planners, you will.
  • Ensure lean coordination within Supply and Business Unit’s to support the growth of the business, give visibility of any risk of the supply chain in the short and long term
  • As Key User for the APO SAP system in the company, you will support the team for the correct establishment of the system.

What can you expect from us?

Being part of a multinational company where you will be able to contribute to the growth and development of a business while being developed and equipped for success.

What can you expect from us?

We are looking for someone who is committed, has professional supply planning experience, and is ready to explore the opportunities and challenges that the role brings.

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Requirements

  • 5 Years’ Experience in a similar role in a reputable FMCG company
  • Relevant Degree, e.g. Master’s or Bachelors Degree in Operations (Engineering, Supply Chain, etc.) or Professional certification.
  • Be able to challenge and participate in the creation of the AFME Planning Hub in Accra
  • Strong commitment and proactivity
  • Have the capacity for adaptation under continuous changes
  • Good at meeting deadlines, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Open mindset, proactiveness, teamwork
  • Strong SAP APO knowledge and Planning experience
  • Experience in international logistics import and export will be a plus
  • English Proficiency, French will be a plus.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should:

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