Planning Manager

Orient - Maadi, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
7 to 10 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Responsible for all raw material planning and procurement activities supporting manufacturing
  • Ensures materials are available to meet production schedules.
  • Maintains adequate levels of material in support of the manufacturing organization while adhering to inventory objectives.
  • Ensure Materials Requirements Planning system (MRP) is maintained commensurate with the Master Production Schedule.
  • Insures compliance with all applicable requirements and procedures.
  • Develop strategies for maintaining supply of raw materials at lowest cost with least business risk (safety stock, consignment, VMI, lead times, order qty’s, etc.).
  • Establish, build, and maintain relationships with all key suppliers.
  • Analyze and recommend solutions for all issues relating to supplier’s performance based on quality, delivery, price, and overall effectiveness to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Review and resolve any discrepancies with supplier invoices, grievances, claims, conflicts, product non-conformance or quality issues.
  • Create and implement tools such as KPI’s, scorecards and road-maps to achieve targets.
  • Provide raw material projections to key suppliers/sources to ensure product availability on a timely basis.
  • Provide the Numbers Team with periodic raw material costs to assist in maintaining product costing, and projected raw material and finished goods costs.
  • In conjunction with sourcing, arrange supplier meetings to review business needs and resolve any problems or issues as needed.
  • Communicate all pertinent issues and concerns regarding suppliers, raw materials, and finished goods to all appropriate staff.
  • Assist in creating and maintain accountability for department budget.
  • Develop and maintain supply chain partnerships with key suppliers
  • Manage process for understanding business risk related to purchased parts and implement plans to mitigate high risk areas.
  • Manage the resources of the procurement department and all personnel related issues.
  • Create purchase orders for raw materials in support of ongoing operations and projects. Coordinate order confirmations, monitor deliveries delivery dates. Expedite POs when necessary.
  • Manage administrative, order related tasks, e.g. order process for return shipments, reconciliations for mismatching quantities on invoices, missing shipping documents.
Job Requirements
  • Strong Communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills with the ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Strong experience in using ERP system.
About this Company

Orient was founded in 1946 to become one of the entrepreneur companies in the field of paints industry of all kinds.
Orient is proud that’s its productions are of Egyptian manufacturing with high technology. The company holds a quality certificate. The greatness of... (More)

Industry: Chemicals
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