Title : Planning Analyst
Division / Business Unit : Supply Chain
Reports to : Regional Franchise Planner
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.
Operational Support to create 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.
Preparation of ordering sheets, DRP sheets, Inventory, Sales reports on regular basis and analyse the reports and arrange them in the useful manner.
Entering Purchase Order in the system
Proper PO creation in the ERP (JDE / 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
Promise Dates maintenance in ERP (JDE / SAP) and communication to customers.
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
Reports / Analysis support for Process compliance, data integrity and Metrics
Reports / Analysis support for Supply chain Projects
Process improvements and Man-hour reduction projects for various activities / Processes.
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
Basic appreciation of Demand and Supply Planning.
Basic knowledge of ERP ( JDE / SAP will be Preferred)
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS :
Regional Franchise Planner
Sourcing Company Supply and Customer Service Representatives
Local Country Supply Chain Management
Key External Service Suppliers