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Raw Material Planning Manager

Job description

  • Opportunity for growth in a dynamic MNC environment working with international stakeholders
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Based in Petaling Jaya

About our client:

Our client is a Multinational Company specialized in the manufacturing sector, they are in process of expanding their planning team and are currently seeking supply chain professionals to join them as a Raw material Planning Manager.


  • Review & update material planning and manage material availability: planning of raw & packaging materials, ensuring that the production plan can be executed.
  • Creation of purchase orders and inform production planning on timelines. Review the 12wk outlook for the material plan, taking into account capacity agreements and storage capacity on the site.
  • Support the material controllers and the site with analyses when needed to create visibility
  • Manage MRP exception messages.
  • Drive gate keeping meetings with the other departments and support with providing relevant KPI's to measure performance.
  • Provide impact analysis when needed to show the impact of decisions or scenarios to the plan. Support on reporting where necessary.
  • Reviewing with Supplier flexibility to support Material Planning with respect to supplier capacity and supplier's 2nd tier material availability
  • Link to Procurement and Inbound Supply Chain Manager to improve Supplier Performance and escalate in case of structural material availability issues (& inform stakeholders).
  • Balance service level (OTIF) and inventory targets (OWC) of raw and pack materials, whilst understanding cost impacts on manufacturing.
  • Manage reduction and prevention of slow and obsolete stock (raw & packaging). Ensure rework and scrapping at the site/primary DC.
  • Inputs to inventory strategy including safety stock settings on raw & packaging materials for existing, new and phase-out products.
  • Inputs and maintains inventory stocking policies and safety stock levels in ERP system.
  • Ensure master data correctness & proper housekeeping of transactional data.
  • Support projects and process improvement to enhance performance and efficiency of the required material planning activities.


  • Bachelor degree supply chain management or related disciplines
  • At least 7 years of experience in Raw material planning/supply planning in manufacturing industry, preferably in paint/coatings or high volume sectors
  • Mandatory: Good knowledge in SAP, ERP, MRPII, good at Excel, PowerPoint etc;
  • Fluent speaking and writing English.
  • Project and Change Management skills
  • Experience on coordinating teams and managing stakeholders

How To Apply:
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Due to the volume of applications received, we regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

JTK Number: JTKSM 995 | Company Registration Number: 201301019088 (1048918-T)

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