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  • Posted: Aug 7, 2017
    Deadline: Aug 12, 2017
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    Founded in 1987 by the Chedda family, Kenafric Industries Limited is one of the largest manufacturers of Confectionery, Food, Footwear, and Stationery products in Kenya. Kenafric employs over 1500 people directly and touches the lives of more than 7500 people indirectly. The vision of the founders and relentless hard work over 25 years has given Kenafric ...
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    Supply & Demand Planner

    Department & Section: Supply Chain

    Reports To: Head of Supply Chain

    Location: KIL / KML

    Main Purpose of this Position: 
    Leading the Implementing the departmental strategy while Managing the company’s Supply Chain Planning Processes by ensuring consumer demand is always

    met and by optimizing the company’s inventory through effective Demand & Supply Planning as well as ensuring timely delivery of material from the company’s suppliers to the company designated storage points in order to meet company requirements through efficient and effective metrics and monitoring tools.

    Key Deliverables for this Position

    1. Demand and Supply Planning to achieve Demand Plan Accuracy
    2. Order delivery   performance and process management
    3. Cost Reduction through inventory optimization

    Key Responsibilities

    • Implementing the departmental strategy through processes and procedures/standard achieve the institutions objectives
    • Generate monthly Supply Schedules for Finished Goods, Raw & Pack Materials
    • Generate Rough Cut Capacity Schedules with yearly horizons and requisite proposals for decision making
    • Communicate Supply Plans to all stakeholders internally and externally
    • Maintain complete and accurate Supplier Lead Time details for all raw & pack materials.
    • Synchronize Supplier promise dates to Supply Plans that meet the company’s strategic objectives
    • Manage plan achievement by ensuring adherence to set plans and producing monthly reports to highlight non-adherence and taking time-bound steps with relevant departments to reduce shortage of product or materials.
    • Benchmarking and implementing best practices in manufacturing & respective areas of work
    • Re-engineering of the existing and development of new processes to help the company maintain and improve service levels of Customer Service and stock delivery timeline requirements:
    • Deploy Demand & Supply Planning processes that meet company requirements
    • Evaluate ERP performance to support Supply Chain Planning processes and if necessary design changes to cater for changing business needs
    • Maintain Master Data elements for ERP for Inventory & Planning
    • Develop a high performing and motivated team and guide staff to achieve their career goals.
    • Supply Chain Reporting

    Direct Reports: Supply Chain Planning Executive
    Key Interfaces


    • All


    • Suppliers

    Academic Qualifications

    • Undergraduate Degree in Supply Chain Management or business related field.
    • MBA desirable

    Professional Qualifications

    • Diploma in Supply Chain Management.
    • CISP
    • CIPS

    Job / Functional Skills

    • SAP and IT skills
    • Leadership Skills
    • Reporting skills
    • Relationship* Management
    • Decision Making Skills
    • High integrity and ethical standards

    General Skills

    • Teamwork
    • Communication Skills
    • IT skills
    • Customer Service
    • Time Management


    • Customer Centric
    • Ownership
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Leadership

    Relevant Experience

    • At-least 5 year(s) relevant experience with 3 Yrs. in Supply Chain Planning

    Method of Application

    If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your application letter and cv quoting the job title on the email subject (Sales Analyst )to by 12th August 2017

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