Supply Planning Specialist at Cargill
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Supply Planning Specialist

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Job ID 125343 Date posted 11/09/2021 Location : Malaysia

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Supply Planning Specialist will contribute to coordinating long-term supply chain strategies across networks to address capacity issues and production locations decisions in support of business goals. In this role, you will monitor key integrated business planning performance indicators, cost-to-serve performance data, and help coordinate cross-functional work teams to meet high customer-service standards. This role will support 4 plant locations which include Westport, Melaka, Penang and Kota Kinabalu.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain data relevant to network distribution planning activities including capacity, constraint, logistics, supplier, master and location data.
  • Generate and execute cycle and safety stock plans for the assigned product or location, using the approved supply plan inputs.
  • Review result on daily plan vs actual on daily basis for an assigned products at each location and develop plans to service customers through any shortages
  • Create requirements plan and long-term supply plan together with Inventory plan for assigned product(s) and location(s) as input for the integrated business planning cycle and according to the latest demand situation.
  • To conduct and facilitate Integration Business Planning (IBP) process review meeting and develop feasible supply plan through collaboration with other functions to optimize operational efficiency and action plans to address the gaps
  • Provide input in setting up Supply Planning metrics targets and Supply Planning process improvement
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3- 5 years of experience with at least one in supply and inventory planning
  • Supply planning experience in a volatile environment 
  • Good knowledge in supply chain,  capacity planning, order processing and master production planning
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, attention to details
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills with continuous improvement mindset
  • Experience in working with people from all level
  • Proficiency with MS office and presentation skill
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