Demand & Supply Planner

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As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and we employ more than 4,500 team members across our operations. We manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.  

We stand for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join us as we build our own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.   


Discover the Opportunity  

An opportunity has now arisen for a Demand and Supply Planner within our Opal Packaging Plus Division based at our Oakleigh branch.  This division of Opal is the leading industrial packaging consumables solutions provider in the Australian packaging and distribution market.

You will contribute to the success of Opal by:

  • Data maintenance of products, suppliers, purchase orders and all relevant purchasing info in ERP system.
  • Communicating with suppliers (overseas and local) and freight and logistics companies.
  • Assist in gathering, collating and analysing spend data, customer requirements, market and supplier performance information to support procurement decisions, initiatives and projects.
  • Plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the inventory management activities and WRSO operating business
  • Manage and lead S&OP for all branches.
  • Monitor compliance with preferred supplier’s contract and support compliance with standards and procedures by responding to queries from management, customers and suppliers.
  • Forecast and demand reviews based on sales history and forecast from sales team.
  • Develop and sustain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and external suppliers to understand and plan for needs and anticipate future requirements.


Discover Yourself

We are able to offer a varied career journey with experiential learning gained from cross-functional and lateral moves. We embrace diversity in all its forms and we look for curious individuals who thrive in an environment of change. Specifically for this role, we expect you will have;

  • Previous experience in manufacturing and production scheduling & planning, preferably in the packaging or FMCG industry.
  • Strong Demand and Supply Planning knowledge and experience.
  • A strong customer focus and the drive for outperformance.
  • Relevant business or engineering qualifications.
  • Strong experience using ERP systems and planning tools.


Discover moreby visiting our website at www.opalanz.com

For more information please contact Dean Jones on +614 91158351 or jump right in by sending us your CV.

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