J&J Family of Companies Associate Manager, Demand & Supply Planning in Malaysia
The Associates Planning Manager will be responsible for overall planning processes for Consumer business, depends on the franchise he/she is responsible for in J&J Malaysia. The position is designed to deploy the overall strategy for demand and supply management in order to support the regional Supply Chain Strategy and meet the Company’s business needs; in particular, with regards to Demand Fulfillment, Customer Service and Cost. This is done via identifying drivers for demand and supply to effectively manage the forecasting process and provide input into S&OP process for sound business decisions. He/She will interface with the Sales and Marketing teams in consumer business in Malaysia and with Regional Planning Team for the respective business.
This position is responsible for:
Ensure timely availability of product for J&J Malaysia to meet the customer demand.
Manage the business forecasts over 12 - 24-month horizon.
Drive the S&OP process and business forecasts for the franchise he/she is responsible for and ensuring the planning processes remains integrated with business processes.
Own & manage overall inventory and inventory health (slow and obsolete inventory).
Develop processes and plans to ensure efficient introduction of new products, sku phase in/out and product discontinuation as well as Slob review and deployment.
Coordination of banded packs to ensure products meet specifications and are available n time for selling.
Ensure the business continuity by managing the supply disruptions and demand surges
Analyses & initiates suitable actions based on planning key performance indicators and participates in regular reviews of policies, processes and procedures to achieve continual improvements.
Collaborate with respective sector supply Chain teams by providing key demand signals upstream to the sector supply chains.
In collaboration with commercial implement the customer collaboration initiatives which enhance business success/growth and reduce cost and complexity within the supply chain.
Keep up to date on relevant Supply Chain technology and process trends within industry.
Actively support corporate policy and ethics leading by example
5 to 10 years of supply chain experience in Consumer-FMCG / Medical Devices & Diagnostics / Orthopedics or multiple functions exposure. Experience working in a highly matrixed, global organization is critical for success.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Highly analytical and process oriented with an interest/aptitude in demand/supply management and customer service
Strategic thinking ability; always seeking areas for improvement to create growth, improve financial performance.
Enhances team’s effectiveness by taking ownership of team issues and goals, actively builds trust and rapport within the team.
Produces reports & actions that encapsulate pertinent issues, assists team in problem solving, makes an effective contribution to discussions on other functional processes.
Communicates effectively with sector based supply chain teams and with Commercial teams. Takes the emotion out of discussions by focusing on results and gets things done.
Strong business acumen and understanding of the end to end supply chain and customer-centric mindset
Results oriented and able to independently create and deliver
Strong computer literacy (particularly in Microsoft Excel, with competency in pivot tables and macro functionality)
SAP & Business Warehouse and APO or other forecasting software
English speaking required, multi-language skills are preferred
Johnson & Johnson Sdn. Bhd. (8275)