Job Opening at Guinness Nigeria Plc


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Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.

Job Title: Materials Planner, Raw Material
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 3 years
Location: Lagos

AutoReqId: 55977BR
Function: Supply Operations
Type of Job: Employee
Reports To: Supply Chain Planning Manager
Level: Junior Management Level


  • This role is within the planning team of Guinness Nigeria PLC and is responsible for driving the tactical and operational activities of Materials Requirement Planning, and interfacing with procurement.

Purpose of the Role

  • Develop and execute the Materials Requirement plan
  • Regular replenishment plan and consistent follow-up
  • Delivery focused – demonstrated ability to take decisions and take responsibility for actions.
  • Obtaining required information and document on time from Breweries to ensure report produced are timely, promptly and accurate.
  • Prompt processing of vendors’ invoices
  • Full collaboration with the Warehouse Manager (Grains) on the management of grains (Sorghum, wheat, and Maize)

Market Complexity:

  • Central Management of production materials (imported and local) with additional materials added through innovation.
  • Central planning and replenishment of all breweries.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Great listening skill with attention to details
  • Strong focus on implementation and achievement of goals from team building and integrity.
  • Ability to proactively respond to the changing dynamics of supply chain
  • Energy, commitment and focus on delivery of high quality results
  • Strong value and behavior ethos. Strong Integrity to win the trust and confidence of others

Top Accountabilities:

  • Generate Materials Requirements Plan
  • Ensure inventory is maintained at target levels and in line with projections.
  • Liaise with procurement to purchase required items
  • To ensure that GRN (Goods Receipt Note) are process within 48hours for onward payment
  • Track production performance on daily basis
  • Escalation/Exception management: Amend materials plan at short notice to support change production/packaging plan within frozen period.
  • Create visibility on material status and follow up plan to avoid SLOB (Slow Moving and Obsolete Materials)
  • KPIs reporting and safety stock management.
  • Prompt processing of vendors’ invoices
  • Collaboration with the Warehouse Manager (Grains) on grains subcontract management, call off and reconciliation
  • Manage the grain transit loss process

Qualifications and Experience

  • HND/BSc with 3 years’ experience in planning
  • Excellent analytical I.T. and numerical skills, to exploit benefits of SAP/APO
  • Relevant professional qualification like APICS will be an added advantage.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should apply HERE



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