Supply Planning Officer at Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited (1 post)

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Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited is a plantation company operating under Unilever Tea, East Africa (UTEA). UTTL employs over 5,500 employees whose safety and security are very important to the business.
We are currently looking to hire Supply Planning Officer, for our Tanzania business. This role will be both office and field based and requires candidates with knowledge for the job. If you are looking for a career in Unilever then you are the person we are looking for.
DEPARTMENT: Manufacturing Department

JOB TITLE: Supply Planning Officer (1 post)

REPORTS TO: Supply Planning & Customer Service Manager, UTEA
Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job
To conduct supply planning for made tea within Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited and deliver products on time in full to support customer service.
Main Accountabilities
Supply Planning
 Interprets customer demands and requirements to produce feasible
operational plans
 Carrying out Rough Cut Capacity Planning (RCCP) for made teas in UTT whose
output feeds into the company RCCP
 Liaising with the estates on the production and forecasting of green leaf for the
made teas
 Carrying out production planning for made teas in UTT
 Generates and communicates master production plans and factory schedules in
order to support supply planning and factory output reliability
 Drives the monthly demand and supply reconciliation meetings on made tea
Materials requirements planning
 Creates and communicate the Materials Requirement Plan based on inputs for
example and paper sacks
Inventory management
 Manages inventory for example contingency, safety, and process stocks for made teas.
 Optimizes outbound logistics for delivery of made tea transport
Supply network planning
 Determines gross requirements and replenishment volumes at appropriate
aggregation of item levels.
 Plans production and crop distribution according to the market requirements for
made teas
 Checks and validates supply capability against demand plan, constraints, range
forecasting and scenario planning.
 Monitors the performance of supply plans
 Confirms forecasted feasible orders
Data analysis
 Supports the Supply Planning and Customer Service Manager in carrying out data
analysis in the supply planning organisation for UTEA
 Will support the Supply Planning and Customer Service Manager in coming up with
and rolling out any new projects that will be necessary
Support to the Supply Planning Organization
 Supports all other positions within the Supply Planning organisation by learning
their roles and being a back up for each role
 Supply Planning and CS Manager
 Factory and Estate Managers
 Operations Manager Field and Factory
 UTT Managing Director
 Assistant Customer Service Manager, UTEA and UTT
 UKL – Tea Division Team
 Desirable: Supply planning, data analysis
 Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or any other related subject
 Analytical skills

All applications should be sent to the address or email below on or before 10th March 2016. Eligible candidates are required to submit detailed CV with names of three referees and an application letter.
P.O.BOX 4955,
Dar es Salaam


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