• Kathmandu
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  • Deadline: 1st May 2024 ( 8 days left (s) )

Manager- Production Planning and Operations (MPPO)

Job Description

MPPO will play a crucial role in production planning, manufacturing management, and technology. Selection, Maintenance, Procurement, RM/PM/FG Inventory Management and Transportation/Logistics.

Roles and responsibilities: 

  • Finalizing the monthly production plan in line with market requirements.
  • Monitor and report process waste in WMS.
  • Monitor and report tobacco utilization.
  • Participate in projects impacting supply chain optimizations.
  • Improve flexibility, reactivity, and reliability in the respective work streams.
  • Ensure product quality as per the defined specifications.
  • Implement a product quality rating system and monitor quality trends.
  • Speedily and proactively deal with market complaints.
  • Ensure machine utilization of 95+ weekly.
  • Planning procurement, logistics, and scheduling brand manufacturing schedules to meet shipment plans, ensuring “on time in full" servicing of the market.
  • Ongoing monitoring of inventory levels in stores is necessary to ensure sales targets and inventory targets can be met; this includes replenishment, rebalancing, and returns.
  • Manage store replenishment for locally and overseas-sourced products, which involves:
  • Validating store replenishment calendars with suppliers
  • Managing settings within the automatic replenishment software for local orders
  • Managing order entry, tracking order progress and delivery, and managing claims.
  • Build a strong relationship with the sales and marketing teams to manage the inventory impact of brand marketing campaigns and new brand or product launches.
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with suppliers to ensure high order fill rates and quick replenishment times, adherence to material specifications (WMS and tobacco), and error-free operations.
  • Communicate ideas for slow-moving products or brands to the brand team to ensure minimal aging stock.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the processes and information systems related to his or her activity.
  • Structure processes and ensure adherence to drive improvements across the supply chain. metrics.
  • Prepare, monitor, and report the key metrics around the planning process—including service rate, inventory, etc.—and be accountable for driving structural improvements around these metrics.
  • Manage, develop, and coach the technical team for effective performance and a succession plan.
  • Responsible for managing the communication between key stakeholders in assessing the supply risks, gaps, and opportunities as a part of the pre-S&OP process.


  • Communication
  • Engineering Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Leadership
  • Administration
  • Analytical
  • Brand Communication
  • Strategic Planning
  • Problem-solving
  • Logistics
  • Flexibility
  • FMCG
  • Quality Consultant
  • Organizational
  • Team work
  • Relationship Building
  • Financial Reporting
  • Business Advisory Services
  • Coordination

Job Specification


  • An engineering degree or diploma holder from a reputed engineering college or polytechnic 
  • Data analysis, orientation, and a process-driven approach will be the key success factors for the role.
  • At least 10 years of experience in managing shop floors, people systems, and planning processes in a CPG organization.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and influence decision-making across functions and with management teams.
  • Understanding of different forecasting techniques and good analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of different planning systems and experience in planning processes.
  • Ability to understand complex problems and use structured problem-solving techniques to solve them.


    Are you willing to travel outside your residing location during the job?

    Are you willing to temporarily relocate outside of your residing location during the job period?

    Do you have two-wheeler riding license?

    Do you own two-wheeler vehicle?

    Do you have four-wheeler riding license?

    Do you own four-wheeler vehicle?

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Job Overview

Offered Salary

Not Disclosed


Male / Female

Career Level


Consumer Products / FMCG


Equal to 10 Year



Number of vacancy