Jotun Paints Saudi Arabia has been established for more than 33 years and has two production facilities in Jeddah and Yanbu with 5 sales offices and warehouses around the Kingdom and more than 500 employees. Jotun Saudia has ambitious growth plans and to support this growth.
We are looking for a candidate to fill the position of Demand Planning Manager within Operations Department based in Jeddah.
Demand Planning Manager
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Duties and responsibilities
Ensure safety is the number one priority in Demand Planning, ensuring that all staff and visitors adhere strictly to Jotun and company safety procedures, 5S standards and guidelines, providing required HSEQ feedback on a monthly basis.
Lead the Demand Planning function by planning and coordinating the department’s daily and weekly activities to ensure an efficient operation within budget.
Manage the factory production planning processes, communicating daily/weekly plans with factory managers and supervisors
Liaise with the Supply/Inventory department and Production units to maximize stock availability and ensure orders are delivered On Time in Full to support the company OTIF performance.
Lead the weekly and monthly Demand planning meetings with Sales/Marketing/Purchasing/CSD
Support and motivate the DP team through clear direction, communication, training and development, assessment and regular feedback.
Ensure that all Company planning procedures are followed and we provide an outstanding service to our customers.
Support the DP’s to ensure that all production demand plans are processed in accordance to Local and Group standards and that all delivery documents are managed as per policy.
Academic degree (Bachelor and /or Master’s degree).
4-6 years of relevant experience
Good command of verbal and written English and Arabic languages
Lean manufacturing principles
Awareness of Demand Planning operations .
Initiative & Responsibility: acts on own initiative, makes things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
Execution: adheres to company rules and procedures; executes plans with commitment and determination; achieves high quality results
Systematic Approach: uses a methodical and systematic approach; plans ahead, defines clear priorities and allocates resources effectively
Analysis & Judgment: quickly understands and analyzes complex issues and problems; comes up with sound and rational judgments
Effective Communication: communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively
Constructive Teamwork: co-operates well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information; supports others in the pursuit of team goals
We can offer
Extensive opportunities for professional and personal development, both through on-the-job training and Jotun Academy.
A friendly and supportive working environment.
A continuous focus on reinventing and innovating high quality products.
An international Corporate Culture founded on our four values; Care, Respect, Loyalty and Boldness.
Exciting challenges in a growing company with excellent financial results.
Insurance and Pension schemes
Relocation and Global mobility support
Industrial Area, 34698 Jeddah
Mohammed Abdullah Al-Saiari
HR Operations Manager
Jotun is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The Group has 62 companies and 40 production facilities around the world, and more than 9 800 employees. Jotun is represented in more than 100 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. The Jotun Group’s sales in 2018 was NOK 17.7 billion. The Jotun Group is organised into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.