Supply Planner - Supply Chain & Warehousing jobs in Malta - April 2023
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Supply Planner

Foster Clark Products Ltd , Central Malta

Expires in 14 days (15 Apr 2023)

Foster Clark Products Ltd in Malta is looking to recruit a Supply Planner to join their team on a full-time basis.

Job Role:
Reporting to the Sales and Operations Planning Manager, your main responsibilities will include building production plans respecting the agreed level of available capacity, to ensure that finished and semi-finished goods are available with high freshness, at the right stock location to meet customer demand whilst minimizing cost.

Key Accountabilities:
8 Weeks Plan;

  • Create an 8-week production plan for the factories within your responsibility, within the defined capacity and SKU constraints
  • Evaluate the production plan on a weekly basis, to ensure that the volumes planned are produced on time.
  • Validate material availability and follow up with Purchasing on delivery dates
  • Identify possible opportunities and improvements in collaboration with the factory within the 8-week horizon.
  • Allocate of Finished Goods.

Customer Service;

  • Review the Pending sales order list and ensure that supply meets demand on time.
  • Guarantee product freshness by carrying out systematic weekly reviews. Push the clearance of aging goods.
  • Evaluate and review stock cover policy to achieve business objectives on service level and working capital.
  • Prepare supply outlook; review & propose adjustments to the production plan, both time and quantity.

Interdepartmental Role;

  • Contribute to cross-functional planning activities such as MPR according to Best Practices.
  • Data Management: maintain appropriate Master Data in the system; Min/Max covers, Shift patterns, and maintenance downtimes and ensure regular housekeeping of data.
  • Prepare manufacturing performance and stock holding reports.

Ideal candidate profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the supply chain, operations management, business, or a related field. Additional qualifications in a relevant field will be preferred.


  • Two or more years of relevant operational experience at the market/business level is useful, in at least one of the following areas:
    • Factory Planning;
    • Supply Network Planning;
    • Purchasing;
    • Factory Production Team Lead; and
    • Demand Planning.


  • Solid working experience in demand planning & supply chain management in the FMCG industry, food industry experience preferred.
  • Experience in the following processes would be highly beneficial:
    • Product Life Cycle process;
    • Factory Master Data Management;
  • Advanced mathematical and analytical skills.
  • MS software skills – Power BI, advanced Excel, PowerPoint & Word.
  • Exposure to working with ERP systems – Microsoft AX experience will be preferred.
  • Experience with delivering credible analytics with complex data.


  • Teamwork
  • Influencing and Impact, including conflict management
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Attention to details
  • Program and project management
  • Rule Oriented
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving.

Foster Clark Products Ltd:
With a strong tradition and a history dating back to 1889, Foster Clark is dedicated to developing and supplying quality beverage preparations and food products in the desert, baking products, and sauces and dressings sectors. As a forward-looking company with a strong history of success, Foster Clark is committed to researching, producing, and bringing to the market high-quality products that meet customer expectations in different regions, while continuing with our expansion through the globe. We are committed to our own people as we are to our customers, acknowledging that our success is a direct result of their qualities. We continue to strengthen our team in all areas of the business and offer excellent long-term prospects. Manufacturing and marketing high-quality food and beverage products in over 80 different countries, is the cornerstone of our success and the benchmark for all our operations and processes.

Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years), Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
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