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Kampala, Uganda



January 19, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

Welcome to Swift Minds! We are a fully registered organization that provides, Human Resource solutions, Training, Capacity building and Management consultancy solutions.

Swift Minds embarks on implementing holistic approach that develops Organizations and individuals to attain their highest levels of professional achievement. We work with Government entities, NGOs, Development partners and the Private Sector. Welcome!

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Job Title

Supply Chain Planner job at Swift Minds

Job Description

Facilitate the planning, cost effecting sourcing of inputs, dispatch and delivery of finished products to different customer segments. Key outcome of the role is the effective and cost-efficient operations for the specified role in the value stream.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for end-to-end planning of inventory from purchase requisition to customer invoice

  • Develop production and inventory management plans to support sales and promotions

  • Facilitate meetings with sales teams to valid forecasts over and above core business sales

  • Conduct root cause analysis when necessary

  • Identify current and potential product shortages, develop and execute recovery, advise stakeholders of status and recovery plans

  • Constant interactions with sales and assessment demand requirements. Reflect changes in SKU level forecast

  • Achieve consensus on operating plans, inventory goals and dispatch plans

  • Develop system and procedure required to meet service and inventory turn objectives

  • Maintenance and daily management of the MRP-SAP B1

  • Develop master production schedule for specified products and production lines underlining all physical and crewing constraints on the lined planned

  • Monitor factory performance, challenging and understanding where performance is different from what was expected

  • Monitor stock cover daily, avoiding stock outs and over stocks where possible, raising these with the right stakeholders to address the same

  • Monitor the daily availability of materials (packing and raw), challenging as necessary when materials are not available required

  • Capacity balancing of products across lines if balance cannot be achieved with the constraints of production/crewing, raise this at the scale and operations planning meeting

  • Ensure run rates, inventory targets, batch quantities, changeover times and other data key to planning accuracy are regularly reviewed and maintained correctly in appropriate systems

  • Understand forecast for specified products, monitor accuracy and challenge where necessary

  • Ensure all plans are feasible in terms of material supply, notify all stakeholders of potential shortfalls

  • Liaise with the commercial term on day-to-day dispatch scheduling / stock issues

  • Coordinate product launches effectively to eliminate unnecessary downtime and packaging/material waste

  • Ensure complete and comprehensive master production scheduling is generated at the required intervals

  • Ensure required reports and KPIs are generated at the necessary frequency, monitored and utilized correctly to ensure improvement actions are generated and completed

  • Manage the monitoring of finished goods and highlight any potential write off in line with the department procedures for planning/commercial decision to be made to minimize impact

  • Take an active part in the continuous improvement of all operations

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years in Supply Chain role or similar environment.

  • Substantial previous experience in a complex environment, working with multiple stakeholders.

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • SAP Business 1 (ERP) and application packages.

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How to Apply

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Deadline: Rolling basis NB: Selection is on rolling basis, due high volumes of applications, only selected candidates shall be contacted, All applicants’ CVs are kept on file for future opportunities.

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