Regional Deployment Planner


Taicang, JS, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

•    Planning Team, Logistics Team, Inventory Advisor,  Sourcing Team
•    Customer Service,  Customer Care Team, P&T Advisors

Job Role Responsibilities

•    Manage the deployment network lanes to meet the product availability expectations (customer service levels) and the desired inventory levels
o    Review / resolve distribution / deployment planning expectations
o    Timely enter updated information on Back-orders and Future shortages in ProActive3 for CS to be able to communicate reliable feedback to customers
o    Review, modify and approve  inter / intra-plant shipments generated by ALB (EMAPSS Auto Load Builder)
o    Build, modify and approve inter / intra-plant shipments on lanes not handled by ALB
o    Manage load leveling for inter / intra-plant shipments
•    Expedite orders as necessary to meet network requirements
•    Manage network build / draw plans as laid out by the supply / planning manager
•    Create manual Purchase Requisitions and Orders for Global Export/or if requested from network
•    Work with Production Planners and Transportation group to optimize the execution and costs of interplant replenishment operation
•    Work with the export centers for optimal import planning
•    Work with the 3rd Party Advisor and with the suppliers for optimal 3rd Party planning
•    Manage DRP plan performance
•    Analyze stock-out performance per assigned location, and take appropriate actions to avoid 
•    Analyze Deployment trends and impact on planning parameters (safety stock, lot size), initiate any parameter changes based on analysis to improve deployment performance
•    Ensure import duties are handled by freight forwarder with accuracy
•    Work with Network Planning Managers, Plant Production Planners, Team Leads and local Distribution Team to optimize and continuously improve the execution of inter / intra-plant deployment operations
•    Shared responsibility for Inventory Availability, Perfect Order Metrics and the target FR
•    Ensure all activities conform to the expectations set forth in the BPIMS Framework

Expected Level of Proficiency

•    Basic Supply Chain knowledge
•    Good English Language skills
•    Basic EMAPSS and SAP knowledge (desired)
•    Basic Lubricants background (desired)

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