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Title:  Supply Planning Supervisor

Job ID:  39744
Country:  Vietnam
City:  Ho Chi Minh City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Ho Chi Minh City, 65, VN, 700000

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 130 countries. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 45,000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the third consecutive year and number one Top Employer certification in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development. We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies.

For more information, please visit us at www.jti.com.



1.Raw Materials Supply Planning, Placement & Inbound Logistics

Responsible for monthly planning cycles to ensure placements of raw materials are calculated & executed in a timely, sufficient and accurate manner to accommodate market demands & business sensitivities, yet at optimal lot size & costs.

Main scope include:

- Obtain from Sales thorough understanding of market's demands including business scenarios and sensitivities, from Marketing timely updates of product portfolio requirements, from Factories updates of inventories across locations.

- Analyze the gaps between demands vs supply capacities and facilitate solutions/ action plans throughout the supply chain processes.

- Support and supervise the placement of raw materials (executed by regional designated functions) as per market's instructions.

- Continuously liaise with Logistics & related functions to ensure on-time arrival of raw material s for production (e.g. re-prioritize shipments or cancellation of orders if required by unexpected market needs).

- Ensure business opportunities and/or potential issues are identified and appropriately escalated to stakeholders, preferably with recommended solutions.


2.Primary and Finished Goods (FG) Production Planning & Outbound Logistics

Responsible for the monthly production planning of Semi-FG and FG across 2 factories, to ensure safety inventory levels are maintained at factory & distributor warehouses yet in balance with stock freshness and minimized write-offs.

Main scope include:

- Given the inputs of market demands (product variants, quantities, timing), calculate and communicate monthly Semi-FG & FG production plans to factories, liaise with internal & external stakeholders to ensure sufficient materials are in place for required production.

- Continuously monitor production status, making adjustments or cancellation if critically required by business (e.g. sales execution exceeding plan, ad-hoc machine break-down, etc.).


3.Inventory Management

- Weekly reviews of safety stocks across factory and distributor warehouses, monthly assessment of FG freshness and propose actions where necessary.

- Monthly/ regular reviews of raw materials inventory safety level and expiry dates, timely identify potentially issues preferably with a recommended solution to reflecting into upcoming supply & production plans.


4.Other tasks:

- Lead and/or support re- occurring related tasks such as: monthly system loading of sale volumes, annual order lot-size & implications, (bi-)annual importation quota forecast, etc.

- Support ad-hoc tasks as assigned by Supply Chain & Logistic Manager, including but not limited to: depletion scenarios/ write-off estimates for product discontinuity, optimizing Non-Tobacco Materials (NTMs) capacity for new launches yet in balance with write-off exposure, VMC optimization, etc.

- Support Supply Chain related projects initiated by Region and HQ.



- Bachelor degree, preferably with Logistics focus.

- Minimum of 3 years experience in Supply Chain Finance/ Logistics, ideally within the FMCG industry.

- A strong numerical aptitude, scenario modelling.

- Business acumen & commercial mindset.

- English fluency. MS Office (excel advancement is a must).


Note:  Please be informed that we will contact only shortlisted candidates within 3 weeks as of the application date. Thank you for your understanding.

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