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Manager - Material Planning

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Inviting applications for the role of Manager, Materials Planning

Material Planner is responsible for scheduling a portfolio of raw and packaging materials, in accordance with production plans and ensuring deliveries meet packing deadlines. Contribute to business performance by balancing customer service, inventory levels and supplier costs and delivering innovation within the portfolio of responsibility.


  • Follow company policies, processes and standard operating procedures so work is carried out responsibly, safely and ethically manner.
  • Control materials plan for a portfolio raw and packaging materials. Scheduling of a portfolio of materials in accordance with production plans, ensuring deliveries meet packing deadlines.
  • Deliver the requirements of customer service, inventory and supplier costs to delivery agreed targets.
  • React quickly to changes in actual sales, sales forecast and supplier delivery dates.
  • Highlight risks and develop contingencies to ensure production plan and customer service levels are maintained.
  • Coordinate supply chain activities related to new products launch and deletion; identify constraints and highlighting potential risks.
  • Control of material stock levels to within budget targets, ensuring minimal write-offs are run with minimal waste.
  • Review and challenge, through analysis, ordering assumptions (MOQ, lead-times, inventory levels).
  • Build positive relationships with Factory, Production Planners, Procurement, Warehouse personnel, suppliers and customers. Demonstrate these relationships to improve the quality and robustness of supply plans and assist in business decisions.
  • Work with factories and key suppliers to resolve operational supply chain issues.
  • Continually search for opportunities to improve reliability and responsiveness of your section of the supply chain.
  • Maintain the data integrity of the material planning systems.
  • Regularly review and maintain stock targets.

Qualifications we seek in you

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in all disciplines is an advantage (Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science or Commerce preferred)
  • Experience in Supply Chain Planning is an advantage
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems is also an advantage
  • SAP Experience (BW, ECC)

Preferred qualifications

  • Ability to make fact based decisions.
  • Commitment to follow through with a high level of accountability.
  • Willing to work in a high-performance group and ability to adjust to a constant changing environment.
  • communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • confirmed ability to establish relationships
  • Good in Problem Solving and Analysis
  • Analytical and detail oriented

Key relationships

  • Ability to build relationships with Factory, Warehouse personnel, Production Planners other parts of the Supply Chain.
  • Develop working relationship with the Factory and key suppliers to resolve operational supply chain issues.
  • Monitor inventories and identify inconsistencies in usage or recorded information. Organise cycle count as required.
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly planning meeting and bi-weekly innovations meetings. Provide Supply Chain documentation for IPM.

Genpact is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. Genpact is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Job: Manager

Job ID: CPG023414

Primary Location: India - Bangalore

Education Level: Bachelor's / Graduation / Equivalent

Job Posting: Jun 2, 2021

Master Skills List: Operations

Job Category: Full Time