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Global Planning Manager

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We are recruiting for a Global Planning Manager to step change our supply planning process for our global markets, factories, and external manufacturers here at Reckitt Global Business Solutions (GBS). The job holder will own the full process for GBS and will play a critical role managing factory supply planning process, cooperating with supply services teams in the countries, to provide targeted service levels to markets with minimum inventory.

What you will be doing:

  • Create the next generation of supply planning with automated tools and systems (ex: Artificial Intelligence, Power Business Intelligence, cloud-based solutions, etc)
  • Implement new systems, structure or process for teams in different functions
  • Capture the learnings and gaps from pilot and support the roll-out for countries and factories for Area
  • Working closely with Manufacturing, Demand Planning and Procurement teams to optimize the end-to[1]end supply chain in terms of cost, efficiency, go-to-market lead time reduction
  • Work closely with Logistics and Manufacturing teams to develop tools to capture and improve “Truck Utilization” and “Shipment on Time” KPIs
  • Review and coordinate with factories and external manufacturers to minimize production MOQs, RMPM inventory and lead times to be more flexible for the forecast changes.
  • Deliver continuous process improvements and drive principles and initiatives within the factories
  • Define stock parameters and agree with different parties, Imex, Factory, external manufacturers, including target stocks, safety stocks and MOQs
  • Work in partnership with relevant teams to ensure stock control is effectively managed across our markets for GBS Monitor

What we are looking for:

  • Degree qualified preferably in Manufacturing, Engineering or Supply Chain related are
  • Extensive experience in manufacturing and planning, in FMCG industry
  • SAP/SNP experience is a must, APICS degree is preferable
  • Enthusiasm, motivation, tenacity and a commitment to timely delivery of results

You’ll love it because… 
…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to hear your ideas. The products you get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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