Global Leader Demand and Supply Planning Excellence

Supply Chain Nonthaburi, Thailand

Description

The Global Leader D&SP Excellence owns process and performance improvement for Group and Country D&SP teams globally. Provides functional expertise in how to drive improvements and technical expertise in where to look and how to implement. Delivers strategic and tactical direction to all Countries and partnership with other functions.
Responsible for D&SP performance improvement projects, process improvement projects and the systems / tools roadmap for D&SP.


Tasks and responsibilities include :

D&SP Excellence Framework & Roll Out

  • Create and implement a framework to deliver Excellence within all D&SP processes in every Country and Group team
  • Act as a Change Agent, promoting the vision and the path to D&SP Excellence.
  • Act as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) in D&SP topics and facilitate step change and continuous improvement in D&SP processes and performance
  • Identify the business needs and translate this into the appropriate D&SP ways of working, then ensure all teams are moving in this direction
  • Develop a future roadmap of best practices, innovations, systems and processes to support and ensure this roadmap is aligned with key stakeholders and partners
  • Responsible for D&SP improvement projects and the delivery of expected business benefits
  • Identify the appropriate performance metrics and support Countries to improve their performance and connect the dots between their work and business performance
  • Drives and monitors performance in the Countries. Intervenes and provides support where needed. Shares good practices between Countries and runs performance improvement projects to close gaps
  • Leads the global expert networks of Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Factory Scheduling
  • Ensures data-driven and customer centric performance measurement through robust KPIs and benchmarking to identify where performance improvement is needed and then supports this (either directly or by finding an expert resource)

Country D&SP Team Support

  • Directly leads improvement projects with country & group teams, or oversees projects being run directly by Countries
  • Supports Country teams in their day to day work to identify training / coaching needs and helping each team to improve
  • Delivers formal training / informal coaching and identifies any training requiring outside support
  • Builds a network of experts in the Countries which can help to drive performance improvement

Systems & Process Improvement / Standardisation

  • Drives process improvement and focussed on creating standard processes across all Countries
  • Owns the systems / tools roadmap for D&SP and aligns this with Supply Chain Excellence
  • Partners with SC Excellence and ICT to plan and execute systems / tools implementation
  • Builds and rolls out simple improvement tools / reports

Are we looking for you?

  • Experienced (average of 6-8 years) in D&SP roles in agri input industry, pharma or
    consumer goods industries
  • Higher education or qualifications in agriculture, engineering, business administration
    or related field
  • Previous experience in driving improvement projects / implementing new systems /
    tools
  • Expert in D&SP best practices / processes and preferably a solid knowledge of process
    improvement methodology and problem-solving tools
  • Expert in Demand Planning & Supply Planning related systems and experience in their
    implementation, roll out and training
  • Business insight: strong understanding of the wider business, industry and market
    dynamics. Is able to apply this knowledge into strategy development and spot potential
    opportunities/risks

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