Specialist: Demand Planning (Hyundai Parts Distribution Centre)



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Specialist: Demand Planning (Hyundai Parts Distribution Centre)
Hyundai PDC
Hyundai Automotive South Africa
Job Type Classification
Location – Town / City
Location – Province/Area
Location – Country
South Africa
Job Description
Main purpose of the role: 1. Stock demand planning, forecasting and scenario planning. 2. Detailed stock movement analysis by category inline with parameters set to ensure stock replenshiment strategies are met. 3. Ensure optimal stock levels are maintained at all times including stock in transit. 4. Provide support to the procurement buying and administrative team in actively driving HASA PDC’s standards of service level delivery in line with procurement, master data and planning functions. 5. Contribute and support best practice within the procurement vision through driving internal policies, processes and procedures, aiding in driving performance of the procurement team holistically.
Specific Role Responsibilities
This includes the following key performance areas (KPA’s): 1. Contribute to achieve a 93% first pick ratio at all times. 2. Ensure procurement of sea freight and airfreight are carried out within Procurement SOP’s daily and weekly or as the business requires based of all dealer demand requirements. 3. Maintain master data accuracy through master files analytics supplied by stakeholders for importer stock line. 4. Drive order and post order management through analytics to inform new replinishment strategies. 5. Provide supply chain visibility at all times for inbound importer lines and shipments ensuring the required flow of stock replenishment is managed in conjunction with inbound supply chain planning. 6. Manage HASA stock levels and supply to minimise over stocks and shortfalls effectively within PDC and the dealer network. 7. Identify, implement and maintain the most appropriate statistical forecasting model/s for each derivative or product group in order to generate accurate base forecast/s. 8. Events/Promotions Forecasting. 9. Manage Liquid Capital cost matrix’s master data, ensuring accuracy at all times. 10. Support procurement team members around operational functions and requirements. 11. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or on request. Relationship Management 1. Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal operating performance of the business 2. Work collaboratively, negotiate and engage with key stakeholders to facilitate delivery and compliance with the purchasing strategy 3. Communicate with stakeholders the impact of market change and potential effects on supply. Recommend solutions without compromising quality or service while optimising cost. 4. Stay current and up to date on any internal or external factors changes that may affect the stock supply and demand and advise all relevant stakeholders of any impact timely Reporting: NB: All reporting to management and information provided to internal and external customers must be of a high standard at all times.
Qualifications and Experience
• Matric • Relevant Postgraduate degree • CIMA/CA(SA) an added advantage • At least 2+ years Experience in an import/export operational role • 2-5 years in the same or similar role
Skills and Personal Attributes
• Analytical, numerate, able to solve problems. • Ability to prioritize and multitask • Microsoft office Skills (advanced excel a must) • Possess excellent negotiating skills and experience. • Demonstrates good communication, good facilitation and ownership. • Maintain an outstanding moral and ethical approach to Hyundai
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