Planning Analyst
1d ago

Title : Planning Analyst

Division / Business Unit : Supply Chain

Reports to : Regional Franchise Planner / Manager

Purpose : Operational support of Demand Planning and Supply Planning processes for one or more franchises for a group of countries, ensuring the timely arrival of products so that they are able to meet their Customer Service Levels, in line with agreed Supply Chain metrics.

Demand Planning

  • Operational Support to maintain demand forecasts by country for a given business line by using appropriate tools.
  • Support in forecast analysis- forecast consumption, accuracy, MI analysis etc.
  • Upload of forecasts in appropriate tool within deadlines.
  • Uploading the various planning parameter data into the system at agreed frequencies and deadlines.
  • Supply Planning

  • Run DRP / MRP in system (SAP / other planning systems)
  • Preparation of ordering sheets, DRP sheets, Inventory, Sales reports on regular basis and analyse the reports and arrange them in the useful manner.
  • Proper PO creation in the ERP (SAP)
  • Review and maintaining Planning Master data in SAP.
  • Timely and Error free communication of POs to Vendor
  • Preparation of POs in the agreed excels formats & communicates it to the Vendor and country contacts in time.
  • Follow up with the supplier for the proper order quantity and backorder Quantities.
  • Follow up for the urgent orders and execution of alternate plan such as Measurement of Vendor Performance
  • Transactional reconciliations of system to ensure data integrity in ERP / planning systems
  • Follow up for the Past Due orders & Open Pos and PO Correction
  • Reconciliation of In-transits, Open Orders, aged orders.
  • Creation of backorder, open order reports and circulation to all stakeholders on a timely basis
  • Reports / Analysis

  • Help preparing reports for tracking and analysing KPI Metrics / Operational Performance Tracking.
  • Reports / Analysis support for Process compliance, data integrity and Metrics
  • Reports / Analysis support for Supply chain Projects
  • Process improvements

  • Process improvements and Man-hour reduction projects for various activities / Processes.
  • Essential :

    Basic appreciation of Supply chain

    Working Knowledge and application of Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project and / or other database tools.

    Clear Written and Oral communication

    Desirable :

    Basic appreciation of Demand and Supply Planning.

    Basic knowledge of ERP ( SAP will be Preferred)


    Internal :

    AP Regional Planning Team

    Sourcing Company Supply and Customer Service Representatives

    Local Country Supply Chain Management

    External :

    Key External Service Suppliers

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