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Title:  Supply Planning Lead

Team Lead

  • Mentor, coach and develop Supply and Material Planners
  • Set performance KPls and measure individual performance accordingly; conduct mid-year and year-end appraisal of all direct reports
  • Develop service procedures, policies and standards
  • Ensure continuous learning and improvements of the Supply Planning Team
  • Own and facilitate the execution of the end-to-end Supply Plan – to create an optimal inventory and production plan to achieve required customer service level, taking into account production constraints and available resources.


Scenario Analysis & Project Management

  • Champion and manage all supply-related projects and business cases including NPIs, capex plans, new production and packaging capabilities, etc
  • Lead S&OP Supply Review meetings, HAP Bev S&OP, Weekly Alignment Reviews (WARM) and relevant supply topics including but not limited to shortage of supply, out of stock, case full rate, MOQ, production lead times, etc


Packaging Material Planning

  • Work closely with stakeholders (Planners, Packaging, Warehouse, Suppliers, etc.) on planning for packaging materials for production
  • To maintain and allocate (packaging material) volumes to suppliers based on HGP contracted quantities and balance/ diversify source of supplies
  • Follow up timely delivery of all materials from suppliers planned for production - includes overseas suppliers,  liaising with shipping lines or freight forwarders to ensure availability of materials for production
  • Liaise with 3rd party logistics service provider (e.g. CWT or YCH) to truck in containers from port to our warehouse or desired loading location
  • Maintain MRP data in Planning System – FuturMaster, where applicable
  • Expedite urgent deliveries from suppliers to meet urgent production where necessary
  • Work with regional OpCos to source supplies urgently or assist with OpCos’ request for materials
  • Coordinate returns and replacement of defective materials to suppliers
  • Maintain safety stocks and targeted stock level at all times and minimize write-offs, taking into consideration working capital requirements and warehouse capacity
  • Participate in yearly Standard Material Pricing (SMP) reviews and Requirements & Conditions (R&C)/ Anaplan reporting for packaging materials
  • Participate in and provide feedback for packaging material supplier evaluation with users
  • Provide input in developing strategies for inventory control, new product introduction and delistment of products where necessary
  • Maintain SOP/ ISO documentation for supply/material planning process
  • Perform related tasks as assigned


Continuous Improvement

  • Participate in and champion TPM Plan Pillar and RPM Pillar
  • Analyze material and RPM planning, performance data (weekly, monthly, yearly), process, timelines and stakeholders management and propose to management on opportunities for further improvements, aiming to reduce/ optimize costs and labour and to improve process and performance
  • Lead Plan Pillar and RPM Pillar TPM Projects; guide and work with team members to execute improvement plans
  • Contribute to achievement of performance indicators (such as Case Fill Rate, NPI OTIF and Supplier, where relevant), and advice and / or initiate action towards improvement




  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Finance or Business Administration
  • Competent computer proficiency (Microsoft Office)
  • Experience in statistical forecasting and understanding of financial and operational impacts of forecasting





  • 4 - 5 years of relevant experience in supply planning, preferably in FMCG industry
  • MRP experience preferred
  • Prior experience within procurement function advantageous
  • Competent computer proficiency (Microsoft Office)
  • Experience in statistical forecasting and understanding of financial and operational impacts of forecasting

Job Segment: Supply, Supply Chain, Supply Planner, Engineer, Warehouse, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing

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