Mobisol, a leading player in decentralized solar electrification, offers a clean and affordable alternative to fossil fuels for lower-income households and small businesses in rural SubSaharan Africa.
Combining solar energy with mobile payment technology, Mobisol designs, procures, distributes and services large solar home systems. This way, the Germany-based company enables rural families and business owners to power a range of complementary appliances, such as TVs, stereos, fridges, and thereby improve their standard of living and earn incremental income by establishing solar-powered businesses.
Mobisol provides a credible alternative to a grid connection that millions have been waiting for in vain, and ensures affordability through flexible payment plans
Mobisol is seeking to a self-motivated, highly accountable, result-oriented person, strong interpersonal skills, and proactive, flexible, creative, excellent team player to fill the position of “Production &Planning Manager”.
Disciplinary: COO, HQ
Functional: COO, HQ
• Procurement Department , CN , HQ
• Logistics Manager , TZ ,RW, KE , NG , CN
• Head of Sales , TZ, RW , KE , NG
• TechOps , TZ, RW, KE, NG
• Service Network TZ, RW, KE
• Wholesales ,HQ
• Finance , TZ, RW, KE, NG, HQ
Reporting to Mobisol Group COO, The Production & Planning Manger Responsibilities include delivering inventory performance with direct accountability for Demand and Supply, Planning activities and production flows across values streams from suppliers to delivery, distribution and /or consumption of product by end customers.
Act as a strong liaison between CO’S and HQ addressing major risks related to
Create tools to track major metrics related to Global Supply Chain Performance
• Demand planning
Review sales historic and forecast with local teams
Lead Inventory Plan& Strategies (optimize inventory turnover )
Review and incorporate Service Network needs
Review New Product Introduction (NPI) to include into Demand Planning
Review B2B Sales to include into Demand Planning
Release monthly Demand Planning
• Supply planning :
Assess Production and Logistics capability
Provide monthly Material Requirement Planning (MRP) to HQ Supply team
Review and support shipments planning and routing with HQ Logistics team in order to reduce lead-time
Review available inventories in china (or other production zones)
Roll-out of inventory management tool (Information accuracy and ordering process )
Credit back inventory from TechOps refurbishment items
Taking into account corporate strategy, improve any core processes related or impacted to the above, or aiming at improving customer services.
Preform actions aiming a reducing working capital and dead stock.
Master’s degree in Supply Chain or Operation Management
Minimum 8+ years’ experience in supply chain / Industrial project
Skills in data analytics , forecasting , production planning , inventory management
Proven team player
Self-starter with a passion for Mobisol and its mission to plug in the world
Quality value Engineering with local teams to improve efficiency
Skills in manufacturing costs Analysis
Multicultural team player , committed to deliver on time,
Willingness to travel domestically/ internationally
Fluency in English
Candidates matching the requirements are invited to apply by sending their CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, only selected candidates will be invited for interviews. Closing date 23/11 /2018 at 05:00 pm