Factory Planner

Job Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage company in the world. At our very core, we are a human company driven by our purpose to improve the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future. Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking for a Factory Planner to consistently provide short-term/finite capacity-constrained production plans with feasible and realistic sequenced materials in accordance with the availability of resources (production lines/labor) and materials.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Creating feasible production plans within the Detailed Production Scheduling (DPS) period that meet the market demand, taking into consideration available capacity, labor, materials, inventory policy, and product family sequencing; thereby optimizing the factory's ability to produce the SKUs within the families.
  • Identification of possible opportunities and practical issues (plant shutdowns, timing of promotion activity, etcetera) within the DPS period.
  • Providing advance information on labor and resource requirements within the DPS period.
  • Providing daily production and material status updates for management decisions.

What will make you successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in an Engineering or Mathematical/Statistically related course.
  • 2 - 3 years relevant hands-on experience in at least one of the following Supply Chain functions - Demand and Supply Planning, Detailed Production Scheduling system, Distribution Requirement Planning, Raw & Packaging Material Requirement Planning, etcetera.
  • Excellent proficiency level in the use of Microsoft Office tools. Working knowledge of Power BI and SAP is added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical aptitude.
  • Basic understanding of LEAN principles, Just-In-Time manufacturing, Kaizen, and Supply Chain KPIs.
  • Adaptability, quick learner, and Innovation.
  • Eye for Detail, Multi-tasking ability, and Service Orientation.

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