Customer Service & Logistics

Inventory Optimization & Supply Capability Lead

R-77909 | Habourfront, Singapore

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Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Possible.

You will be a Supply Planning Business Process Expert focusing on inventory management, planning transformation and operation excellence programs into AMEA region and driving continuous improvement activities across BUs.
The role will provide the key supply planning interface to the business to drive and deliver best for business decisions across the supply chain, and to deliver high levels of product availability at lowest effective cost.

Key activities of this role include: 

  • Manage Inventory levels to DIOH/IWO targets expectations and customer service availability agreements cross BU

  • Lead the loss eliminate jouney from E2E Supply Chain including both FG and RPM cross BU to drive the excellence roadmap to 2030 vision

  • Drive Material Supply Management process robustness to ensure supply reliability and business continity, as well as productivity opportinity identification via VSM jouney

  • Enhance and enable Working Process Improvement across AMEA region to further drive supply chain resillience and productivity

Inventory Governance:

  • Engage the value ecosystem & drive actions to deliver healthy end-to-end inventory metrics for AMEA

  • Drive Closed Loop Planning in partnership with Business Units (BUs) & other cross-functional teams to drive end to end inventory optimization in both FG and RPM

  • Improve inventory forecasting or projection capability across markets

  • Govern both finished goods and raw/pack material boundary recommendation and related adherence

  • Managed non-productive inventory for the region, ensure plans/actions are in place, track progression of the actions

  • Develop pipeline initiatives to ensure continuous reduction of inventory level year on year, and support Inventory health review process to identify risks & opportunities and driving actions 

  • Drive capability development matrix and planner qualification process.

MSM Project/WPI Rollout:

  • Drive material supply management process robustness to ensure supply reliability and business continuity 

  • Support in developing Supply Chain Planning Transformations projects and implement to the region by driving process changes.

  • Support and implement improvements in the Supply Planning area to improve customer fill rate, inventory targets and waste reduction to meet company KPIs.

  • Train Supply Planners on new Planning tools/technologies and new Processes

Integrated Business Planning

  • Lead the supply review process within the IBP cycle and participate in BU supply review

  • Ensure that issues and actions arising within the monthly business planning cycle are managed to completion

  • Develop effective communication and relationship with supplying sites and ensure integration between pre supply and the consolidated Hub supply review process

Weekly Drumbeat Process

  • Provide leadership to Supply Planners to drive the weekly drumbeat process

  • Partner with site supply planning and demand teams to coordinate, consolidate, resolve and communicate short term (within 0-13 weeks) supply constraints which may require Multi- site optimization through Weekly Service  Meeting and Weekly DSP Meeting

More about this role

  • 'Comprehensive supply chain and planning experience with strong business acumen ideally within an FMCG/CPG environment 

  • 8+years’ experience in E2E planning, supply chain, or buying and planning experience

  • •Strong fundamentals in inventory management in both FG and RPM, with problem-solving capability 

  • Understanding IL6S WOW and can leverage VSM knowledge to identify and eliminate losses 

  • Good understanding of retail & commercial aspects of business

  • Proven aptitude to sift through data, identify critical information, analyze, develop hypothesis and make recommendations

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions, levels and stakeholders

  • For action, drive for results while demonstrating positive attitude and enthusiasm

No Relocation support available, however for candidates voluntarily moving internationally some minimal support is offered through our Volunteer International Transfer Policy

Business Unit Summary

Headquartered in Singapore, Mondelēz International’s Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region is comprised of six business units, has more than 21,000 employees and operates in more than 27 countries including Australia, China, Indonesia, Ghana, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. Seventy-six nationalities work across a network of more than 35 manufacturing plants, three global research and development technical centers and in offices stretching from Auckland, New Zealand to Casablanca, Morocco. Mondelēz International in the AMEA region is the proud maker of global and local iconic brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Kinh Do mooncakes, Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate, Halls candy, Stride gum, Tang powdered beverage and Philadelphia cheese. We are also proud to be named a Top Employer in many of our markets.

Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type


Supply Planning (MPS - scheduling - MRP)

Customer Service & Logistics


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