Material Planner

Job ID
Full-Time Temporary
Functional Group
Logistics/Supply Chain
Business Segment
Asia-Pacific (APAC)


Principle Accountabilities:


  • Maintain the safety goals around Planning, no injure and recordable incident as first priority.
  • Create, validate and maintain a valid materials plan based upon the Master Production Schedule.
  • Ensure the right materials are procured at the right time, quality and quantity to minimize production and storage costs, based on the material plan.
  • Schedule and manage the execution of material deliveries against existing contracts or purchase orders.
  • Assess and respond to expected raw material storage and distribution capacity requirements based upon supplier lead times.
  • Lead resolution of short-term supply/demand imbalances for ingredients and packaging materials.
  • Identify and initiate response to raw material service/quality complaints from manufacturing. Initiate return material process involving QA and Sourcing.
  • Participate in and provide data for evaluation of supplier service performance and work with sourcing and suppliers to improve performance.
  • Execute the plans for slow-moving/obsolete raw materials for disposition. Manage health of raw materials, semi-finished and packaging materials.
  • Communicates with manufacturing, plant technical, purchasing, and master scheduling personnel regarding supply problems and their resolutions.
  • Leads the continuous improvement of the material planning process
  • Maintain accurate raw material and supplier master data including planning parameters such as order quantities or lot sizes, lead times and safety stocks.
  • Identify inaccurate raw material inventory records and initiate actions to address.




Skill and Knowledge Required:


  • With college degree or above
  • At least 2 years' relevant working experience
  • Good knowledge of Import and export transaction
  • Supply Chain knowledge is a plus
  • Excellent computer skills, to include MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel are also required
  • Strong communication capability in both English and Mandarin
  • Proactive, a good team player, and willing to learn and take extra responsibility
  • SAP experiences a plus.



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