Mondelez International Supply Planner in WARSAW, Poland

What makes working at Mondelēz International so special? Many things. The iconic brands and global nature of our business. The continuous innovation and endless opportunities to grow. The chance, each and every day, to put a smile on people’s faces. We’re the world’s leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum with billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo and we now have an exciting opportunity to join our team.

Supply Planner

Planning and monitoring partial elements of the Category Supply Planning technology platform, i.e. a number of production lines in Mdlz plants, medium size Mdlz plants in whole and/or medium size external suppliers, with all activities related to

  • Short/ Mid / Long term Finished Goods production requirement planning and Materials planning across the MEU category technology platform network – with strong linkage into Plants to ensure conformance to schedule and drive labour / capacity plans and into Areas to secure customer service delivery .

  • Manage Inventory levels to target expectations and customer service availability agreements

  • Manage Category Planning Process performance and efficiency in the MEU platform network.

  • Management of significant capacity challenges across all country markets in MEU and lead communication to business contacts across impacted countries.

  • Assessment of Short term feasibility requests from all countries (where necessary)

  • Contribute relevant input for the monthly creation of Executive Supply Reviews

The job role requires extensive communication with many functions and countries across the wider MEU business. Typically the main contacts for this role related to Fgoods will be the Factory based production schedulers and the Area based Demand Planners, and related to Material activities will be the Factory based Material Schedulers, Procurement and Suppliers.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the weekly creation and execution monitoring of production capacity plans for Finished Goods across the MEU technology platform – excluding daily scheduling activities in the factories.

  • Highlight production planning issues / bottlenecks / propose-initiate immediate action to secure business continuity

  • Monitor logistics supply flows to the destination warehouses and resolve planning issues / bottlenecks / propose-initiate immediate action to secure customer service availability

  • Also responsible for weekly monitoring and tracking of capacity plans for FG at non-Mondelez plants and third party suppliers for the MEU technology platform

  • Run monthly the plant specific Supply Reviews and contribute to the consolidated Hub input to IBP reviews to agree upon effective capacity plans that balance customer service, supply cost, and inventory targets as well as to ensure that all derailing issues are effectively framed and escalated to the relevant forum for resolution.

  • Develop strong linkage with manufacturing sites and ensure the plants are following latest supply plans with appropriate labour and technical resource through regular working sessions.

  • Provide the hub related inputs to Category NPD from a capacity/material planning perspective and also ensure an efficient execution of in/out-phasing processes within a short/midterm production horizon.

  • Manage processes to deliver the defined working capital targets for finished goods, WIP, R&P with minimising stock obsolescence.

  • Implement the required MEU R&P Replenishment strategies with suppliers, ensuring optimal MRP set up/forecast provision/contract coverage and expected upstream communications are harmonised with liabilities transparent.

  • University Degree

  • Comprehensive Supply Chain, Economical, Financial or Logistics education or experience

  • Fully Operational knowledge of SAP ECC/APO/BI in Supply Chain through formal training and experience

  • APICS CPIM certified or similar accreditation - preferred. Motivation and capability to acquire accreditation - mandatory preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of operational management experience with supply planning or related processes

  • Work experiences in an international environment is a plus

  • Experience with IBP preferred

  • Supply Chain Management: knowledgeable of modern demand and supply planning concepts

  • Priority Setting: understanding and managing the key issues and success criteria

  • Learning on the fly: the ability to analyse complex issues and make appropriate decision

  • Self Development: demonstrating personal learning flexibility

  • Communication and Presentation skills is a plus

  • Perspective : Ability to see the bigger picture

  • Conflict management: personal maturity and tact to deal with issues and conflicting insights preferred

  • Mature English skills

  • Any other European language is a plus

We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills. In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer top attractive social benefits

Title: Supply Planner

Location: EU-PL-Mazowieckie-Warsaw

Requisition ID: 1708811