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Supply Planning Advisor

Supply Planning Advisor

  • Location Malaysia - Pelabuhan Klang
  • Travel required Some travel may be required with this role, this is negotiable
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ070862
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary


Customers & Products

Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Job Summary:

Responsible for supporting supply chain operations through coordinating supply optimization, using basic analytical capabilities to assist with planning and product availability, and development of continuous improvement opportunities to assist efforts to ensure sufficient supply of goods and products.

Job Description:

Job Scope

  • To consolidate the monthly forecast and generate the forward monthly plan requirements for prompt preparations of purchase requisition for finish products and raw material to meet the dynamic demand without compromising the agreed service level.
  • In full on time (IFOT)
  • Stock days / Inventory Closing Volume / Days of Cover
  • Minimise Slow Moving & Obsolete Stocks (SLOB)
  • Act as response team member for crisis / continuity management, with accountabilities consistent with relevant response plans and as assigned by the response team leader.
  • Participate and provide inputs in the S&OP forums (e.g. Supply Review, Demand Control Meeting, Marketing Review/NPI meeting, Performance Review & etc). Contribute by providing updates on all forward demand trending and risk assessment in respect to supply and cash impact for mitigation action, anticipation of Opportunity and Vulnerability for forward projection, Demand Supply balancing to mitigate the service issue as tactical actions.
  • As GSC custodian of streamline process for GSC owned stages and coordination with relevant GSC stakeholders to ensure for all appropriate steps are taken for the implementation specific to the Streamline activity type. Including master data setup and maintenance for products, raw material and packaging in all relevant plant systems. Regular review and housekeeping of planning parameters and setup in JDE and planning tools to ensure data hygiene and data integrity between Fusion and JDE. 
  • Supports the compilation of supply schedules for a reliable, flexible and efficient delivery of raw materials, component parts and/or finished goods.
  • Provides close monitoring of general sales volumes, especially stock development at storage locations, and appropriate adjustment of the supply schedule under guidance.
  • Supports project work and initiatives through preparation of statistics, data and analysis, such as volumes, costs, margin and capacities, and assists in developing continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Supports the wider strategic goals of minimizing costs along supply chain and ensure compliance with relevant quality standards.
  • Provides analyst support for materials management activities in compliance with the policies and procedures as they relate to materials storage, handling and management.
  • Helps to be responsible for the monthly forecast process for materials, ensuring any changes in forecast are communicated to Procurement and shared with other planners and coordinators, thereby assisting in managing the availability and continuity of materials in the supply chain.
  • Supports the communication and coordination of change management events / NPI / Competitiveness Initiatives throughout supply chain that are related to related materials or Purchase Finished Goods.
  • Material replenishment decision thru Supply Planning processes (including MRP and MPS) within agreed Delegations of Authority.
  • Recommend sourcing option, sku transition approach and decision within agreed Delegations of Authority.

Experience & Expertise

  • Understanding of supply chain activities
  • Ability to engage, build relationships with and influence country/senior leadership and key business stakeholders.
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in managing conflicting priorities
  • Change management, risk & issue identification
  • Able to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Minimum 10 years working experience
  • Degree holder or any equivalent professional qualification

Required Competencies

  • Skilful in MS Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supervisory and influencing skills are essential to drive and lead projects.
  • Networking - ability to develop good relationship with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Personal effectiveness - demonstrate a strong bias for action pertaining to simple problem solving in relation.

Why join us?

  • At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life! These benefits can include flexible working options, paid parental leave policy among others!
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Travel Requirement

Some travel may be required with this role, this is negotiable

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agility core practices, Analytical Thinking, Business Acumen, Commercial acumen, Communication, Cost Management, Creativity and Innovation, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Inventory Management, Negotiation planning and preparation, Resilience, Risk Management, Sourcing strategy, Supplier Performance Management, Supply Chain Development, Supply chain management, Sustainability awareness and action

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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