Mondelez International ( Thailand ) Co., Ltd.

Production Planning & Inventory Control Lead (Base at Khon Kaen)

Mondelez International ( Thailand ) Co., Ltd.
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Posted on 02 Mar 2021

Production Planning & Inventory Control Lead (Base at Khon Kaen)

Mondelez International ( Thailand ) Co., Ltd.

Job Highlights

  • Work location at Khon Kaen plant.
  • Plant Manager experience required
  • min. 5 years exp. in MNCs same industry type

Job Description

Position Purpose Statement :
This position is accountable to manage the production planning and inventory control of products and activities in plant which involves production planning, inventory management, warehouse, and import of finished goods for local sales, and export of product from Khon Kaen plant.

Operating Environment :
Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is one of the world’s largest snacks companies, with global net revenues of $35 billion in 2013. Our dream is to create delicious moments of joy in everything we do. Over 100,000 employees support this dream by manufacturing and marketing delicious food and beverage products for consumers in approximately 165 countries around the world. We are the world’s pre-eminent maker of snacks, with leading market shares in every category in which we compete.

Mondelēz International holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy and Powdered Beverages as well as the No. 2 position in Gum and Coffee. (Source: Euromonitor market share). About three-quarters of our annual revenue is generated in the fast-growing Biscuits, Chocolate and Gum & Candy categories, and nearly 40 percent of our sales come from high-growth emerging markets.

Principal Accountabilities:
Production Planning and Inventory Control
a) Production Planning
  • Work closely with sales and marketing to generate the most reliable forecast possible
  • Ensure that production meets the volume requirement of both local and export
  • Ensure that the plan generate the highest output at the most optimum cost considering overtime and machine downtime
b) Material Planning
  • Ensure the optimum level of inventories is maintained for all materials to meet production requirement and are in accordance with KFI inventory policy.
  • Ensure timely preparation of material requirement planning with consideration of lead time, forecast accuracy, inventory policy and other logistic factors.
People Management
  • Coach and lead the Logistic team by setting directions, developing potentials and optimizing performance.
  • Drives excellence by providing leadership in the attainment of goals. Ensures communication of plans and information to personnel as well as follow through on all commitments.
  • Manages performance through the development and implementation of targeted personnel performance management measures including constant and efficient performance reviews, giving feedback, coaching, and counselling.
  • In cooperation with Human Resources, initiates and supports training and development of each individual personnel.
  • Identifies high potential individuals within the team and develop them to be possible successors to his post.
  • Ensures discipline in the workplace
  • Ensure that materials and finished goods are warehoused in accordance with KFI guidelines/practices
  • Work closely with CS&L (Product supply manager)
  • Work closely with distributor to ensure compliance to KFI warehousing guidelines
Finished goods import
  • Work closely with marketing and sales to ensure timely import of finished goods and optimum inventory are available at distributor warehouse to meet sales forecast. The finish goods import includes Biscuits, Tang and other finish goods from USA, Europe and Australia.
Export order Servicing
  • Service the local and export order of biscuit from Cikarang Plant and sugar confectionery through licensee
  • Ensure accurate and timely delivery of local and export order at the lowest possible cost
  • Ensure complete, accurate and timely preparation of export documents
  • Generate cost saving through alternative supplier and material
  • Review and rationalized slow moving products
  • Explore possibility to reduce inventory level and number of item
Governance and Compliance
  • Ensure ethical standards maintained
  • Kraft policies and values maintained
  • Trade Practices Act and other relevant legislative
Safety and Environment
  • The following improvement need to be executed such as HACCP implementation, maintain ISO 9001, improve safety record, reduce quality complain and implement 5S.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
a) Functional/Technical

  • 5 years of experience in multinational fast moving consumer goods company
  • Advanced knowledge in planning and replenishment
  • Good knowledge in financial management
  • Advanced skills in change management
  • Consumer and customer understanding
  • Process knowledge
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience in marketing and Knowledge in employee and labour relation is preferable
b) Leadership Competencies
  • Dealing with Ambiguity,Building Effective Teams ,Conflict Management
  • Motivating Others,Strategic Agility ,Managing Vision & Purpose
  • Innovation Management ,Developing Direct Reports and Others
c) Education, qualifications and training
  • University Undergraduate qualifications in Business Administration, a Master degree would be a plus.
  • Good negotiation skill.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Mondelez International (Thailand) Co., Ltd. is part of Mondelēz International, Inc. We are a leading snacking powerhouse offering consumer’s favorite brands such as Halls candy, Dentyne gum, Clorets gum and mints, Oreo cookies, Chips Ahoy cookies, Ritz crackers, Cadbury chocolate, Toblerone chocolate and cheese. Every day, our 1,300 employees in Thailand proudly create more moments of joy as we make the products that make people smile.

We’re a big company. But we believe, above all, in one thing – something that’s unique to us – and that’s the power of big and small. Yes, we have the scale and resources of a global powerhouse. But also the speed, creativity and agility of a fresh new start-up.


Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Housing allowance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus