Senior Supply Chain Planner

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Employer - Simplot Australia
Job Description

Job no: 497386
Work type: Full time
Location: Mentone
Categories: Logistics, Planning

Do you have a strong technical and problem solving background and a flair for leadership?
Can you enhance S&OP effectiveness and manage stakeholders?
Senior level opportunity, based at our corporate head office in the SE suburbs of Melbourne
The role
We are a dynamic food manufacturer with 6 manufacturing plants in Australia. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Supply Chain Planner to join the team, based at our corporate head office in Moorabbin - in the leafy SE suburbs of Melbourne.
What you will do
Reporting to the Supply Chain Planning Manager, you will provide specialist planning leadership to the team. You will identify improvements in planning and supply chain processes that enhance key performance results such as service levels, inventory performance and cost. This will be achieved through your strong analytical and reporting skills, and effective decision making.
Key to your role is your ability to work with our network of manufacturing sites and your understanding of processes, key material supplies, crewing structures and seasonal supply factors. You will also link through to the needs of our Agricultural Services team and other key suppliers.
You will lead cross-functional working teams to reconcile Commercial and Supply Chain priorities for the best outcome. Your collaboration skills and cross-functional relationships are built upon a strong end-to-end business knowledge and experience. Your technical planning skills and experience with advanced planning systems will ensure your strong technical and problem solving abilities. This is a senior position that requires a candidate possessing a flair for leadership and implementing change, coupled with strong presentation skills and comfort around higher management.
What you will bring
Tertiary qualified (Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance or Logistics).
Substantial supply chain planning experience in Food or related FMCG industry.
Demonstrated ability to develop cross-functional relationships.
Experience with Advanced Planning Systems.
Strong understanding of Master Planning concepts and execution processes (logistics, customer service, and deployment).
Analytical and modelling skills enabling sound financial decision making.
The ability to work across a diverse team to lead workshops and working groups.
Ability to build credibility and influence within the site and broader organisation at all levels.
Work with a highly motivated and committed team
Work for a successful Australian food manufacturer
Large family owned international business with many development opportunities
About Us
Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia and New Zealand and chosen Asia Pacific growth markets. Simplot is family owned by the JR. Simplot Company and has grown to become a multinational agriculture and food business with annual sales of more than $US6 billion.
Our purpose is to “contribute to feeding our world”, by “bringing earth’s resources to life” and we pride ourselves on our Passion for People, our Spirit of Innovation and our Respect for Resources. We have built long term partnerships with Australian farmers and our unique and diverse product portfolio includes vegetable, meals and seafood manufacturi

Location - Australia
Date Posted - 19 Jul 2019
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