Nestle Nigeria Recruitment for Factory Planner

Nestle Nigeria Plc is recruiting to fill the position of: Factory Planner. The position is located in Sagamu, Ogun State. Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in an Engineering or Mathematical / Statistically related course with 2 – 3 years experience.

Nestle Nigeria Plc – As the Leading Nutrition Health and Wellness Company, we are committed to enhancing People’s lives, everywhere, every day. Infact enhancing lives will influence everything we do together.

A presence in more than 130 countries and factories in more than 80 research centres brings many global benefits. We believe in long term career development and appreciate how challenges and motivation will help you reach your potential. Nestle Nigeria Plc upholds the principle of Non- Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunities in its recruitment processes.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Factory Planner

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Position Type: Full-Time

Job Description

  • Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking for a Factory Planner to consistently provide short-term/finite capacity-constrained production plans with feasible and realistic sequenced materials in accordance with the availability of resources (production lines/labor) and materials.

A day in the life of…

  • Creating feasible production plans within the Detailed Production Scheduling (DPS) period that meet the market demand, taking into consideration available capacity, labor, materials, inventory policy and product family sequencing; thereby optimizing the factory’s ability to produce the SKUs within the families.
  • Identification of possible opportunities and practical issues (plant shutdowns, timing of promotion activity, etcetera) within the DPS period.
  • Providing advance information on labor and resource requirements within the DPS period.
  • Providing daily production and material status updates for management decision.

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Job Requirements

What will make you successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in an Engineering or Mathematical / Statistically related course.
  • 2 – 3 years relevant hands-on experience in at least one of the following Supply Chain functions – Demand and Supply Planning, Detailed Production Scheduling system, Distribution Requirement Planning, Raw & Packaging Material Requirement Planning, etcetera.
  • Excellent proficiency level in the use of Microsoft Office tools. Working knowledge of Power BI and SAP is added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical aptitude.
  • Basic understanding of LEAN principles, Just-In-Time manufacturing, Kaizen and Supply Chain KPIs.
  • Adaptability, Quick learner and Innovation.
  • Eye for Detail, Multi-tasking ability and Service Orientation.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2021.

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How to Apply Nestle Nigeria Recruitment for Factory Planner

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • We would be considering applicants as they apply, so please do not delay in submitting your application.
  • Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.

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