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Senior Analyst Supply Planning

Rosslyn, South Africa Job ID 11279

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SC Johnson has opportunity for a Senior Analyst Supply Planning – Rosslyn, South Africa

Our internal job title at SC Johnson is Senior Analyst Supply Planning (Rosslyn, South Africa)


SC Johnson (SCJ) is one of the world’s leading makers of household brands. The company has operations in more than 70 countries and sells products in virtually every country around the world. Its product portfolio includes global brands such as Pledge®, Duck®, Mr. Muscle®, Windex®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Glade®, Raid®, OFF!®, Baygon® and Ziploc®.

The company has been making great products for more than 125 years and the same family that started the company still owns and runs it today. For over a century, spanning five generations, the Johnson family has demanded the best for families everywhere. We currently employ approximately 13,000 people globally and generate $10 billion in sales. At the same time, we’ve established a generations-long legacy of environmental responsibility, community leadership and providing great places to work. We do this because we want to do what’s right for our business today, and also what’s right for people and the planet tomorrow.

Based in Rosslyn, South Africa and reporting to Director, Manufacturing Operations you will be responsible for executing the short term Master Production Schedules that have been developed by the MPS/MRP Lead for the manufacturing plant in Rosslyn.

You will also ensure that resources, labor, capacity and materials are optimized in order to achieve the Company’s Customer Service and Inventory Targets Objective. In addition to timeously purchase Raw materials and components required for the execution of the Production Schedule


- Manages Finish Goods Inventory in terms of stock availability based on the POV report

- Implements and coordinates the agreed strategies, including new production plans

- Maintain Material Master Data in ERP system

- Confirm with Material planners that all materials are available for the production plant as per the production plan

- Weekly Control Tower facilitator

- Owner of schedule adherence reporting monthly

- Weekly planning and overtime requirement management

- Compile Materials shortage report weekly

- Ensure the production plan reflects the current pacing based on the previous days output

- Create the weekly production plan based on PMS supply plan and manufacturing constraints

- Manage available capacity in SAP – (Overtime or shift cuts)

- Align with manufacturing and planning on an optimal schedule/planning wheel

- Update master data – SAP & APO

- Monthly revision of OOE with BU’s to understand line performance and determine planning number adjustments – up or down to optimize line capacity

- Engage with safety, maintenance, engineering and RD&E on a weekly basis to establish down time and align with Finish goods planners for feasibility based on stock availability

- Convert bulk orders in line with all finish goods orders give through by finish goods planners daily

- Ensure back orders is pulled forward daily (no orders allowed in the past)

- Annual Coreplan agreed with Finance & management sent to finish goods planner and production scheduler and routings being maintained in line with Coreplan strategy i.e. SKU level, line speed is updated (bottoms up)

- Involvement in exit strategies and SKU rationalization by adapting the production orders in order to clear components and not normal MOQ

- Responsible for line and SKU production analysis and reporting as and when requested by internal stakeholders


- A three year degree (B Com Supply Chain) or equivalent, CPIM 
- Minimum 4 years of proven working experience in supply or production planning in an FMCG environment (preferably with a Multi-national company)
- Knowledge of the SAP R/3 System (MM) and Maintenance of master data is critical. SAP APO an advantage

- Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) 
- Experience with new products management or project management

- Experience with purchasing and planning including imported components for production lines

- Excellent communication, organizational and operational kills 

- Teamwork player

- Ability to work under pressure

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