Planning and Logistics Manager

Job type:Permanent
Industry:Logistics, 3PL, Freight Forwarding & Supply Chain, Logistics & Supply Chain
Expertise:Supply Chain & Logistics, Operations
Job published:6/9/2023
Job ID:V-39314-1
Our Client is a leading multinational Cookware Manufacturer with its Headquarters in Europe and a growing presence in Thailand and throughout Asia.
This is an excellent opportunity to become a key player in the Team and become part of an exciting journey in a truly International environment.
They are seeking a Logistics and Planning Manager to take care of their expanding Asian Hub.

•    Manage the Planning and Logistic team for the Asian Hub 
•    Accountable for target stock management, according to Group rules and guidance 
•    Measure performances and report inventory KPIs.
•    Collect forecasts and drive S&OP meetings.
•    Follow inventory level and improvement plans.
•    Report divergences versus the Business Plan with possible actionable information
•    Maintain a constant relationship with the sales, marketing, finance, sourcing and manufacturing teams to understand the demand forecasting drivers.
•    Enforce facts and figures driven discussions with the Markets about forecasts using historical data, seasonality, market trends, special offers, budgets….
•    Help to improve the forecasts accuracy (statistical models, measurements) 
•    Manage Inventory: ensure products availability and high rotation 
•    Communicate the product inventory strategies (high runners, new products, substitutions, end life…) to the Supply Planning team.
•    Tune the forecasts and inventory rules according to the demand and market trends.

•    Experience in international and complex planning and inventory management 
•    Experience of working in a similar role in retail, manufacturing, or similar industry
•    Excellent Communication skills in both Thai and English, good numeracy, and literacy
•    A bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an MBA.
•    Use and knowledge of Microsoft applications including MS Dynamics D365/AX, Work, Excel, Outlook and other IT software such as MRPs, Forecasting systems

This is a great opportunity to develop your career with an established yet growing Global Brand.