MRP Analyst job at Zambia Breweries
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Vacancy title:
MRP Analyst

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: beverages , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Breweries

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, June 04 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job description
• Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?
• Zambian Breweries Distribution Company (ZBDC), is seeking a skilled and detail oriented MRP (Material Requirements Planning) Analyst to join our planning team. The MRP Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective planning and scheduling of materials required for production. This role involves analyzing demand, managing inventory levels, and coordinating with various departments to support the production process.

Key Responsibilities
• Material Planning: Develop and maintain material requirements planning (MRP) processes to ensure timely availability of materials for production.
• Demand Forecasting: Analyze sales forecasts and historical data to predict future material needs and adjust plans accordingly.
• Inventory Management: Monitor inventory levels to prevent shortages or excess stock, ensuring optimal inventory turnover.
• Order Management: Generate and manage purchase orders for materials, coordinating with suppliers to ensure timely delivery.
• Scheduling: Collaborate with production planning and operations teams to align material availability with production schedules.
• Data Analysis: Collect, analyze, and interpret data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for process improvements.
• Reporting: Generate regular reports on material availability, inventory levels, and supplier performance, and present findings to management
• Supplier Coordination: Work closely with suppliers to resolve issues, manage lead times, and improve material quality.
• Continuous Improvement: Identify and implement improvements to MRP processes to enhance efficiency and reduce costs.
• Compliance: Ensure all MRP activities comply with company policies and industry regulations.

• Education: bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, Business Administration, Logistics, or a related field.
• Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in material planning, inventory management, or supply chain analysis.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Proficiency in MRP software and tools (e.g., SAP, Oracle).
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Strong organizational and time-management skills.
• Knowledge of supply chain and inventory management principles.
• Certifications: CILT, APICS CPIM or CSCP certification is a plus.

• Attention to Detail: Ability to handle complex data and ensure accuracy in planning and reporting.
• Analytical Thinking: Strong ability to analyze data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
• Collaboration: Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and build strong working relationships.
• Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing business needs and priorities.
• Efficiency: Proactive in identifying and implementing process improvements to enhance efficiency.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, June 04 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 22-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-05-2066
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