The Production Planner’s primary role is to manage the end-to-end supply chain network, including third parties and production lines, to meet consumer and customer service objectives, whilst maintaining optimal distribution and production efficiencies. This includes the long-term horizon production planning (frozen period to planning horizon),

Perform medium to long term capacity planning and recommend solutions to possible imbalances.


Drive the Production Planning process

  • Responsible for weekly and monthly supply and product availability reporting including KPIs, monthly calls, weekly health tracker and/or risk assessments, sku exceptions.
  • Understand the overall markets Demand and transform these requirements into a feasible Production Plan that satisfies customer needs.
  • Manage the supply network plan (frozen period to planning horizon) of the assigned business area to deliver target OTIFNE service and inventory levels.
  • Work collaboratively with Production Site Management and production schedulers to deliver market requirements.
  • Address any supply disruption or conflict situation through consensus solution or recommendation for escalation.
  • Link with Innovation to strengthen speed and support of new product launch.
  • Responsible to identify risks and/or opportunities to the overall supply plan and execute necessary changes & communicate effectively to key stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with Sites’ leadership, Demand Planning Manager and S&OP Business Partners to deliver market requirements.
  • Liaise with Production and Materials Scheduling to ensure supply plans are effective, and to drive further manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Conduct root cause analysis of multiple information streams as part of codification.

Creating and Maintaining Static and Dynamic Data

  • Understand operational capacity, resources and constraints and make sure that they are reflected in the planning system (SAP APO).
  • Maintain planning parameters to deliver a robust and achievable supply network plan.
  • Continuously review and understand demand signal in the planning horizon and respond appropriately to changes in Demand.
  • Assess and evaluate impact of production batch sizes, cycle frequency, shipment MOQ and plant finished goods inventory levels, to drive optimum in market stock availability


  • Represent Supply Planning in the S&OP process, balancing demand and supply signals whilst ensuring strategy and annual targets can be delivered.
  • Lead the Market Supply Review for the assigned Market (key part of the S&OP process).

Capacity Planning

  • Actively revaluate production site capacity plan and highlight any areas that are capacity constrained to Supply Planning Manager and assigned market stakeholders.


  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in appropriate supply chain, mathematical, engineering, or business degree.
  2. APICS CPIM / CSCP or equivalent desirable.
  3. +3 years Supply Network Planning (Production and Distribution) experience in Consumer Packaged Goods Industry preferred
  4. Experience with advanced planning software with Supply Planning (SAP APO preferred)
  5. Experience working in centralized planning function preferred
  6. Baseline understanding of the end-to-end Supply Chain Planning processes; Supply Planning, Distribution Requirements Planning, Inventory Planning, Conversion, Logistics, Procurement and Customer Service
  7. Demonstrated proficiency in statistics and/or forecasting methodologies with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
  8. Strong analytical, organizational and decision making skills
  9. Good communication skills – verbal, written and presentation.
  10. Proficient in MS applications e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications through the email below.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Q-Sourcing Servtec is an equal opportunity employer.

Any solicitation will lead to disqualification

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