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    On Friday 15th December, it was announced that Unilever was to sell the Spreads business to KKR and the transfer of ownership is expected to take place in July 2018. KKR are committed to supporting the business’ growth ambition, whilst continuing to follow Unilever’s responsible sourcing policies, including working towards the goal of sourcing 100 per cent sustainable palm oil by 2019.

    Material Requirements Planner


    To ensure that the supply of materials meets the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity. Able to deliver efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet production requirements. Maintains strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets requirements.


    • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels
    • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit
    • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
    • Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries
    • Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule
    • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production
    • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
    • Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or IT system that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required
    • Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy
    • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels
    • Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update others in the organization
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production
    • Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands


    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Previous experience of materials planning ideally in the FMCG or manufacturing environment
    • Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills
    • Knowledge and experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems.
    • Knowledge on importation process within the country
    • Knowledge and experience in inventory management
    • Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Unilever career website on unilever.taleo.net to apply

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