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Opportunity Details

Material Requirement Planner

Posted: 2017-11-13
Czech Republic, Prague
About the role:
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That’s why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you’ll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we’ll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

  • Assure availability of packaging/raw materials for all plants in Western Europe
  • Continually work on improvements on MRP KPIs – Supplier safety stocks, Core Working Capital, Service Level
  • Minimize material obsoletes through correct changeover process management

  • Provide an accurate visibility of material needs to suppliers, taking into consideration possible changeovers (RFS inputs)
  • Communication with suppliers, procurement, zone technical department (ZTD) etc. to ensure materials availability
  • In case of material shortages escalate issues to Zone Material Planning managers and Procurement
  • Follow up and alignment on supplier stocks, upload and maintenance of data in SAP/APO on a weekly basis
  • Monitoring supplier delivery performance KPIs and work on their improvement in cooperation with supplier and procurement team
  • Tracking and controlling of packaging and raw materials change overs, communication to all involved departments. In case of obsoletes defining of responsible function and material scrapping organization.
  • Help to define and implement MRP strategy
  • Constant search for opportunities in the existing MRP process, their definition and implementation 
  • DP, SNP, Zone MRP and Scheduling teams
  • Procurement, RFS team, Innovations, Marketing
  • Suppliers

About the candidate:
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail / Reliability / Punctuality/ Good numeracy skills
  • Interpersonal skills / Assertiveness & Communication & Negotiation skills / General business sense YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Relevant experience in supply chain planning and MRP planning for 2-3 years

  • Fluency in English
  • French, Dutch or German is an advantage 

  • Education level: Graduate degree
  • Technical skills: Microsoft Office (Excel and Power Point) / SAP / System minded

About the Company
We are AB InBev. Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places. Through brands and experiences that bring people together. Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients. And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow. We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.

Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and  the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.