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Job Title:  Material Supply Planner

Job Number:  35427

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BAT KOREA IS LOOKING FOR Material Supply Planner


FUNCTION: Operations

             SALARY: Annual Salary + Employee Benefit + Incentive
             LOCATION: Sacheon



Responsible for ensuring whole leaf supply process in place and sustaining the optimum Leaf stock level in accordance to BAT Korea’s stock policy, and the main contact to the regional and global GLP team. More specifically regarding to the whole leaf supply process, this role is in charge of leaf demand data management and upload to the global system, verifying leaf deployment plan received from GLP, ensuring customs clearance and quarantine for imported leaf, scheduling in-land leaf transportation from port to the warehouse, leaf warehouse management and leaf supply to production floor.

Responsible for ensuring casing & flavours purchasing and delivery to happen on time, managing the stock to be sustained at the target stock duration and supplying casing & flavour to PMD production.

Responsible for capturing Fibex demand for both local consumption and sales to other BAT OpCo and ensuring Fibex production to happen on time to supply Fibex to local production while sustaining the target stock level and meet the customer demand and purchase order. Ensuring to supply the relevant raw materials to Fibex production and arrange the shipment and the required documents for Fibex export.

Reports to:  NGP Executive

Reporting Level: Manage self

Geographic Scope: Local 



Perform the preparation and verification of 24 months leaf demand by blend and upload the data into GLOSS system

Analyze leaf deployment plan which is delivered from GLP and highlight leaf supply issues to meet the target stock level and prevent OOS issue

Analyze casing & flavour purchasing plan which is delivered from the regional material planner and highlight the supply issue to meet the target stock level and prevent OOS issue

Provide the pragmatic solution of leaf supply and quality issues through proper engagement coordination of stakeholder such as GLP and cross-department team in the factory (Product & Quality, PMD) and follow up the issues with stakeholder.

Manage in-land leaf transportation from port to warehouse to happen on time

Plan daily leaf supply to PMD production and ensure the stock movement for the required leaf and casing & flavours to be done on time by Leaf warehouse operator and fork lift drivers

Ensure 3 leaf warehouses and 1 casing & flavors warehouse in the factory to be in the sound conditions with following the relevant EHS standard

Analyze QPR and Co-Plan leaf price information to forecast the future impact to the product cost

Capturing Fibex demand for both local consumption and export to other BAT OpCo and calculating the production volume for Fibex export.


Good English Skill in written & Speaking

Knowledge on import, export business procedure and quarantine procedure

Knowledge and experience in material planning

Experience in tobacco infestation

Basic understanding of tobacco leaf

Able to manage own budget

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Good relationship skill to deal with internal and external stakeholders









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