Specialist Materials- Production Planning & Deployment @ Nestlé

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Job Description:


  • Purchases all finished good components
  • Supports planning site annual goals including CSL and inventory KPIs
  • Tracks orders and conduct vendor communication to ensure timely delivery
  • Coordinates daily production schedules for factory
  • Maintains inventory levels based on provided targets
  • Analyzes factory planning master schedule to integrate into the plant’s capabilities and constraints
  • Collaborate with internal customers and suppliers to prioritize and deliver materials on time and in full
  • Monitors and analyzes information to ensure adequate inventory of components and bulk and initiate transfers or additional supply as needed
  • Resolves issues and problems, escalating complex situations to Manager
  • Collaborates with internal teams to ensure product availability and consumer satisfaction
  • Responsible for identification of counter measures for issues, with escalation to Central Planning Manager
  • Makes experience based and data driven decisions that aim to minimize service risk in scenarios with imperfect solutions
  • Provides forward-looking production requirements to Procurement/Suppliers
  • Works closely with Factory and Transportation teams to ensure production deployment is completed timely and reduces need for future re-deployment
  • Utilizes SAP, BI, and Excel-based reports to analyze products and provide recommendations
  • Identifies the need to expedite inventory movement and facilitate process with cross functional partners
  • Builds Stock Transfer Orders (STOs) according to aligned cut-off times
  • Creates ad hoc excel reports to problem-solve and communicate up


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Highly desired: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or comparable
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience , preferably with Supply Chain expertise in the Consumer Packaged Goods ( CPG) industry
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP planning tools, specifically SAP preferred
  • Experience in coordinating supply planning activities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel


  • Strong multi-tasking, follow-up, and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to identify and assess problems and help develop solutions
  • Proactive and results oriented within a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work both collaboratively within teams and independently to achieve goals

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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