Supply Planner

Last updated 1 hours ago
Job Type:Full Time

  • Work between our Nth Ryde and Southern Highlands sites

  • Think with the bigger picture in mind, share and educate the business

  • Construction industry leader

Boral Cement is looking to appoint a results focused Supply Planner to manage the Supply Planning process for all markets for the Cement business unit nationally. This is an exciting new role which will act as the conduit between our commercial and operational teams to plan for and resolve supply issues impacting our network.

You will be inquisitive, analytical, data driven and partnering focused. You will be driven by extracting, gathering, manipulating and managing data and building your own tools of the trade to share with and educate the business on equipment effectiveness, maintenance plans, supply channels, raw material planning and inventory management.

Always working with the bigger picture in mind, this position will see you developing strategies, plans and running projects; interacting with stakeholders and managing priorities plus:

  • Provide thought leadership on supply planning activities across the organisation

  • Leadership and optimisation of the production, capacity, inventory and logistics plans

  • Implement and maintain inventory and raw material management strategies for all finished goods by regular review and optimisation of inventory parameters and levels

  • Ongoing review of the end to end supply chain to understand material flow and production, manufacturing and logistical constraints.

  • Consultation with Mine and Plant Managers regarding availability of production capacity and negotiation of downtime when required.

  • Plan replenishment across the network (DRP) by maintaining the accuracy of plans to reflect feasible replenish plans to depots

  • Review out of stock situations or shortage of supply issues and recommend mitigating actions, conduct root-cause analysis for supply chain issues/variances and define corrective action plans to avoid reoccurrence

  • Conduct regular business and performance reviews with Demand Planners, Project Managers and operations

  • Accountable for master data for material planning, production and source lists for DRP

  • Assist with development and ongoing facilitation of the supply review.

  • Carry out scenario plans for the supply chain based on commercial opportunities and projects

As a natural problem solver who is customer and team oriented, you will showcase the following skills and experience:

  • Degree or post Graduate in Supply Chain/Logistics, Engineering, Business and or Commercial.

  • Minimum 3 Years’ experience as a Supply Planner in a complex planning environment such as Transport, Engineering, Agricultural or perishable goods

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (VBA desirable), Power BI and/or Google Analytics, SAP, Oracle

  • Ability to analyse large amounts of data, reach clear conclusions, and translate those conclusions into actionable results

  • Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills

On offer will be a challenging and exciting career with a construction industry leader that provides genuine career growth opportunities. This is an opportunity to work in a team environment within an organisation dedicated to the safety of our employees.

At Boral Cement, we are proud of our diverse identity and inclusive culture. We encourage female participation and generational equality in our teams.

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Boral is an international building products and construction materials group with three strong divisions: the high-performing, well-positioned materials business of Boral Australia; the fast-growing, 50%-owned USG Boral interior linings joint venture in Asia, Australia and the Middle East; and Boral North America, a scaled and growing building products and fly ash business. With its headquarters in Sydney, Australia, Boral had approximately 16,500 full-time equivalent employees (including in JVs) working across over 700 operating sites in 17 countries.