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Supply Planner, IKEA Supply AG Rep. Office

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people


Job description

We are looking for you with strong desire to find logistic improvement opportunities, high interest in understanding the reality at factory floor, and willingness to join our “start-up team”!

About the Job:

The “New Business” team Identifies market and business opportunities and acts on new business assignments in existing and new sourcing markets.

The Supply Planner, within the “new business” team, enables high and stable availability of goods for our customers at lowest possible landed cost, ready in time and in the agreed quantity.

Purpose of the job:

In the role of the supply planner, you will navigate and steer the business by:

·          Leading logistics development, contributing to value chain development with a total cost approach;

·          Securing planning and delivery processes to achieve excellence in running operations:

·          Defining and securing implementation of ways of working, systems and tools to support business decisions and suppliers to achieve logistics performance.

Your tasks will include:

  • Continuously follow-up, analyse and take action to improve supplier delivery performance and ensure goods are shipped in time for suppliers;
  • Develop and maintain suppliers’ logistic competence through: working closely with suppliers, running supplier development projects and providing them  relevant trainings and working methods;
  • Take the lead in operational capacity planning at supplier level and contributing to tactical capacity planning;
  • Secure correct availability information from supplier to IKEA Retail in such quality that it can be for the benefit of customers.

Qualification

Your knowledge, skills and experience include:

  • Experience in Supply Chain
  • Knowledge in Capacity Planning
  • Fluent in Amharic and English
  • Capable to run data analyses
  • Very good knowledge of Excel
  • Team player and strong communication skills
  • Detailed and solutions oriented