To develop, lead and execute the Business & Operational Planning strategy, yielding improved value/experience for customers and enhanced revenue/margin growth for the business.
To manage the production planning, procurement planning and project planning functions to maintain effective procurement, production and projects schedules that will ensure the optimum utilization of materials, manpower, machines and storage resources.
Ensuring effective plans and schedules are in place for procurement, manufacturing, production and projects
Reviewing processes and operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
Analyzing plant capacity and production requisition data to determine manufacturing processes and required resources.
Coordinating internal resources and vendors for the flawless execution of projects
Ensuring that all projects are supported by project charter, business cases and aligned with overall company strategy, objectives and budgets.
Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
Ensuring effective utilization of warehouse and storage facilities with the help of supply chain.
Define, develop and implement business planning processes.
Coordinate and manage cross-functional teams to improve business planning methods.
Determine and execute key business initiatives that will drive business operations.
Recommend improvements to procedures, contracts and agreements.
Develop and implement best practices and learning plans to meet business objectives.
Assist management in operations, resource management, budget, revenue accounting, etc.
Develop standard procedures to manage and maintain business operational and financial objectives.
Assist in preparing strategic plan by analysing trends and forecast.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of market dynamics such as competitor analysis, market share, demographic trends, and growth projections.
Understand business direction and needs and develop solutions, roadmaps and assessment of potential business impacts.
Lead the establishment and execution of the Business & Operational Planning processes for the entire company.
Execute all facets of the Business & Operational Planning process to provide an optimum customer service level and working capital performance as defined by the organization’s business operating plans and strategic objectives.
Partner with the Business Development and Sales, to ensure the demand consensus process delivers an agreed upon, workable volume forecast (mid and long term); ensure gaps and overlaps are addressed, scenarios are completed and issues appropriately escalated to meet business objectives.
Collaborate with Production, Business Development & Sales, Engineering, Supply Chain and Finance to ensure that the appropriate data is available to be reviewed at the Business & Operations Planning process meetings.
Create the Sales & Operations Planning minutes, communicate key conclusion to stakeholders and perform follow up of the actions.
Recommend and maintain optimal inventory levels at various stages in the supply chain in order to achieve customer satisfaction levels as well as mitigate inventory exposure.
Analyse supply and demand issues and facilitate resolution throughout the supply chain.
Assist in quantifying and defining scope for capacity, resource, logistics, and supply chain planning.
Provide demand planning input and forecast to company’s business partners.
Evaluate supplier delivery performance and capability, building into the Business & Operations Planning process risk mitigating approaches to manage supplier performance variation.
Maintain forecasts and manage links between systems for forecasting, master production scheduling, inventory management and product development utilizing various systems.
As integral part of company’s key business process systems’ selection, implementation, and execution, document and share “best practice” methods, processes and ideas across the business’s supply chain operations to drive continuous improvements in all aspects of business operations.
Lead corporate initiatives aimed at improving current business processes.
Work to reduce the cost of Business and operations planning, recommending improvements to procedures, contracts and agreements.
Supervise all PFU projects to ensure its completion within the target schedule, budget and scope.
Develop a monitoring and reporting system for all PFU projects to ensure visibility, responsibility and accountability
Experience and Education:
A University degree in Business or Engineering
Uses Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Access, etc.)
7 – 10 years of practical experience in the business planning.
At LAHAB, we go beyond transforming the entire munitions value chain. We leverage ground-breaking technology and our deep-domain knowledge to create ammunition designs built for continually evolving mission requirements. Through our innovation, sophisticated facilities and advanced processes, we consistently produce high-performing products that meet US-MIL SPEC, NATO and CIP specifications.