Position Description

Section Head, Production Planning & Inventory Management (Scientific Instrument, High mix/low volume production, Up to $7.8K)
Job Code 19510
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • Our Client is a well-established High-precision industry, dealing with Scientific Instruments.
  • Must have both inventory turn-over and Production planning (High mix/low volume) experience, with Production & Assembly operations background.
  • Manage a team of 2. 
  • SAP R/3 (MM, SD and PP modules).


  • Orders Scheduling - Develop and drive Operation & Purchasing team to ensure the availability of goods and schedule for integration planning to meet Customer Orders CRD.
  • Analysis Planning - Analyze historical sales trend vs PSI forecast from selling units and develop build plans for capacity utilization, resource planning and material readiness.
  • Database Management - Maintain and update SAP database for new projects.
  • KPI management - Manage customer request dates to prevent past due and to meet on-time delivery.
  • Inventory management - Plan and drive inventory & turns to meet Plant Targets.
  • Develop, implement, and refine processes for ensuring control of all inventory at the facility.
  • Perform weekly cycle counts/plant wide annual Physical Inventory Count and reconciliation. Lead investigations to determine root cause and action items associated with variances.
  • Work with stakeholders and finance to ensure the organization has an effective process to manage inventory and reduce variances.
  • Develop and report on Key Performance Indicators to drive continuous improvement of inventory controls.
  • Manage product life cycle, Phase in Phase out.
  • Manage write-off, excess and obsolescence (E&O).
  • Manage the build plan for rework of goodwill from Global sales unit that will be subsequently re-sell to the markets.
  • 5S, daily management at Gemba, Kaizen events, Transactional Process Improvement (TPI), Problem solving Process (PSP).
  • Manage Production work order release.


  • Minimum Degree in Supply Chain Management or Engineering related discipline.
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in Planning and Inventory Management from Manufacturing industry, with Production & Assembly operations background.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications; including MS Excel, PowerPoint and Power BI.
  • Must have working knowledge of SAP R/3; preferably MM, SD and PP modules.
  • Knowledge of WIP inventory and planning processes, inventory control, analysis and forecasting is essential.
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all level of staffs, both locally and overseas.
  • Possess multi-tasking and strong ownership, Systematic in problem solving approach.
  • Knowledge in Business Intelligence and Predictive Analytics.
  • Experience in successful implementation of Supply Chain process improvement. 

Other Information:

  • Reports to Manager, Planning.
  • Working Location: West (Shuttle bus are provided from/to Jurong East MRT station).
  • Working Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8.30am to 5.30pm.
  • Critical: Due to the organization's affirmed support and commitment to developing a Singaporean core, this role is only available to Singaporeans.

To apply, please visit www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 19510.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Novita Tan at novita.tan@gmprecruit.com
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
GMP Recruitment Services (S) Pte Ltd | EA License: 09C3051 | EA Personnel: Novita Tan | Registration No: R1220374

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