(H364) - Lead Material Planning & Inventory Control

(H364) - Lead Material Planning & Inventory Control

28 May

28 May



DSM Human Nutrition & Health is the world’s leading supplier of nutritional ingredients for the food and beverage, dietary supplement, early life nutrition, medical nutrition and nutrition improvement industries. From nutritional lipids, to core vitamins and carotenoids to nutraceuticals and custom nutrient premixes, we’re keeping the world’s growing population healthy through a depth and breadth of capabilities and expertise that are unrivalled in our industry

For our Premix production facility at Vadodara, we are looking for a Lead Material Planning and Inventory Control. It is a business critical role and your daily passion for numbers, details and people drive you to bring supply and demand as close as possible.

You like that fact that no day is the same and you see no problems but challenges. 

What can you expect in your work?

No day is the same and working in a dynamic work environment energizes you. You can expect the following tasks:


• Responsible for inventory Planning and replenishment of material and packing materials to support a smooth Production without disruption.

• Work closely with Premix Commercial Management and monitor the raw material and premix (interlink) forecast: Upload HNH Premix Sales Forecast for all markets within DNPAP in APO to facilitate in raw materials planning for India Premix Plant as well as to update vitamins requirement needed for premix plant in APO system to facilitate demand supply planning, monitor FC (premix) with market to deliver the best accuracy FC premix in order to maintain a health and reasonable CDI for premix operation.

• Review MRP for 3rd party ingredients raw materials. Run MRP in SAP system to determine the 3rd party raw materials needed (including some packaging materials from overseas)

• Inventory management material and finished products in India plant.

• Maintain optimum stock levels, minimizes inventory holding cost and maintain obsolescence cost at a minimum.

Related Tasks

• Work with QC & production on 3rd party raw materials with quality issues and/ shortages.

• Issue new batch of raw materials to premix plant for QC test (for all new incoming shipment & batch).

• Coordinate with logistic and purchase department/freight forwarder on all incoming shipment. 


• Provide management reports relating to slow moving items and blocked inventories (due to various reasons etc).

• Generate monthly aged stock and expired material, premixes and DSM Vitamins stored in MY Premix Plant for Finance Department to do write off provisions.

• Generate Wrtie-Off Reports for Management approval to write off slow moving inventories (3rd party ingredients & finished blends), blocked inventories and premixes with quality issues.

• Provide Monthly Forecast Accuracy Report (Production Output vs Forecast)

• Provide Mass Balancing Report (RM purchases vs Production Output vs Forecast)

• Preparing cost estimates and performance reports

• Managing inventory issues, schedule changes, and cancellations

• Administrating and maintaining Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) system database and other systems where raw materials procurement data resides. Execute set-up and ongoing updates of information required for the planning, procurement

• Maintain related SAP setup such as BOM Recipe

• Involve in DR meeting, weekly scheduling meeting, weekly operations meeting


• Act as role model to others for safety & security behavior.

• Perform task in line with safety practice and guideline. Ask if in doubt and do not perform any task if still in doubt.

• Bear full responsibilities of wearing PPE during work. There will be no compromise and nonsense.

• To report any potential risk in the plant in order to maintain a safety working environment.

• There will be no horse play, by passing SOP/Safety & Security procedures to compromise your safety and the safety of others.

• Follow DSM 12-Life Saving Rules.

• Adhere to the DSM SHE & Security Behaviors standard 

We bring

• A safe and inclusive workplace with a young and fun team.

• A possibility to learn and grow within the organization depending on your own ambitions.

You bring

• A degree or diploma preferably in supply chain, Inventory management or logistics

• 5+ years of work experience in material planning preferably in the industry of ingredient supplier, food or supplement manufacturer.

• Good knowledge and understanding of SAP

• You enjoy working in a high pace work environment.

• Great communication skills and a great eye for details and numbers. 

• Not afraid to work with IT systems and Excel files.

• You are a team player, but also able to work independently.


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