Master Planner - Imported/Local Finished Goods

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Supply Chain/Procurement
  • Business Group:Humes Pipeline Systems
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:MASTER/HUM/1010
  • Closing Date:03 Nov 2019


About us
Fletcher Building is a leading building solutions organisation that employs over 16,000 people across New Zealand, Australia, and the South Pacific. We manufacture building products, operate retail businesses that distribute these products, and build homes, buildings, and infrastructure that create communities, improve productivity, and contribute to the quality of life for people living and working in cities and regions across our markets. 

Humes is the largest pipeline systems supplier in New Zealand and a very successful business unit within the wider Fletcher Building Group. We externally source and distribute a range of products of various materials and manufacture a range of concrete pipe and precast structures for the infrastructure, drain layer and rural markets. Humes operate 7 manufacturing operations and 23 sales centres throughout New Zealand.

The opportunity
In this role you will be based at Head Office in Penrose, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing supply planning across the various product categories. You’ll be supporting the National Sales and Distribution Manager, in coordinating S&OP processes, providing visibility and capacity planning to avoid potential shortfalls. 

You’ll be responsible for delivering continuity of supply as measured by DIFOT, stock consistency and meeting inventory targets across all distribution sites. You’ll play an active role within the Sales and Distribution team ensuring you are ahead of pipeline demand and ensuring inventory is in the right place at the right time.

About you
You will have a proven track record of 3+ years of experience in Supply & Demand Planning or a similar planning role. You’ll be comfortable understanding business forecast to ensure product pipeline is accurate, you’ll be accustomed to communicating with internal and external stakeholders, managing expectations and being proactive in scheduling movement of stock to meet stock demand.  You’ll have end to end experience in demand or supply planning, you’ll be confident in making recommendations based on product volume and be accustomed to providing solutions where appropriate. 

This role requires someone with a high level of drive, ambition and resilience as you will be working within a very competitive industry, product knowledge not essential, however if you have a high level of curiosity, attention to detail, a knack for problem solving and a real hunger to deliver your targets.

You’re respected in your industry and your credibility precedes you. If you have a successful track record in supply planning, demand planning or production scheduling coupled with a strong ability to develop long term relationships in a technical industry this could be the opportunity for you.

The offer
In return, this is your chance to join a leading NZ business with opportunities to develop your sales capabilities. We offer a competitive salary and promise a commitment to your ongoing learning and development and the career opportunities that come with joining one of New Zealand’s largest employers. Click on apply now!