Supply Chain Planner

Dynamic & Meaningful Career Opportunity

Established in 2003, Vitality Brands is a privately-owned, Australian company which has demonstrated strong domestic and international growth due to sustained investment in brand, product, and sales channel development. (See www.vitalitybrands.com)

Vitalitys portfolio of brands compete successfully in the sun care and personal care categories, and are sold domestically in supermarkets, pharmacies, department stores and convenience stores, as well as internationally in 15 countries through Greater China, South East Asia and the Middle East.

We are seeking a dynamic, self-starter, with a can-do attitude, and heres what youll be responsible for:

  • Lead production planning and supply planning operations and determine and manage the best balance between supply and demand and finding an optimal level of inventory to carry for the business
  • Create, manage, and execute supply purchasing plans across all third party manufacturers within required monthly S&OP timelines
  • Generate and raise in a timely manner purchase orders for raw materials in line with supplier lead times and finished goods production schedules
  • Review and Approve packaging requirements from Contracted Manufacturers
  • Keep track of monthly inventory accruals and present monthly inventory projections to Operations Team and highlight any potential risks.  Monitor the trend and compare it month-on-month to ensure its aligned with the current budget
  • Cross-communicate with other departments to ensure that any new NPD or EPD projects are factored and included in the supply plan
  • Active participation in S&OP processes via the monthly supply review meeting and ensuring all presentation material is prepared and communicated
  • Take ownership of the supply planning process and inform and communicate to the wider business of operational activities and the supply plan

You will report directly into Vitalitys Supply Chain Lead and will be based at our National HQ in Hawthorn East (steps from Camberwell junction!)

To be successful in this role you will have the following experience and competencies:

  • Highly analytical aptitude with strong planning skills
  • High attention to quality and detail with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong collaborative communication skills as a lot of information and work will require input from other members in other departments
  • Demonstrates a can-do attitude and willingness to take initiative
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Experience in data management and system maintenance for inventory and purchasing modules
  • Experience in FMCG and have a strong understanding of the major retail players and how they operate
  • Well organised and strong ability to prioritise and structure workload
  • Remaining calm and focused under pressure
  • Committed to personal wellness and life balance
  • A positive, adaptable, and independent person that can perform autonomously in the role
  • Qualifications in Logistics and Supply Chain will be highly regarded
  • Experience and exposure in using Microsoft Dynamics will be highly regarded

Importantly, there is a high expectation that the successful candidate will identify with the Vitality Values and have a personal commitment to demonstrate behaviours consistent with these Values.

What We Offer You

  • Broad career opportunity spanning many aspects of Supply Chain Planning
  • Caring, collaborative, learning focused, company culture
  • An organisation that gives back to the community (Vitality has recently been awarded a Top 30 Best Workplaces to Give Back 2020) and has sustainable work practices concerned about the future of our planet (our business is certified 100% Low CO2 by the Carbon Reduction Institute
  • A meaningful opportunity to make a positive difference to yourself and to a business as well as a valuable contribution to the community

 

22/03/2021 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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