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Plant Planner

Job Id:  1991

Dahej, Gujarat, India

Department:  Production
Function:  SCM
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Executive

About UPL

UPL is a leader in global food systems and with the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, is now one of the top 5 agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of US$5 billion, UPL has presence in 130 countries. With market access to 90 percent of world’s food basket and focused on high-growth regions, UPL represents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market. UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, ncluding biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.

Job title :   Planner

Purpose  : This position is accountable for –

  • To support the growth of UPL in Production Planning Role.
  • Supply chain management for Unit-12



  • Delivering full quantity at the right time from the unit and 100% commitment adherence.
  • Micro planning based for each product at day level based on production plans
  • Tracking new order and giving commitment within timelines.
  • Ensuring updation of the master data related to capacity, campaign, BOM in SAP
  • Use APO reports for enriching analysis and provide key inputs to stakeholders
  • Track NCM for the unit and coordinate for action plan execution.
  • Giving visibility to sales on status of order execution. Ensuring RM/PM requirements.
  • Giving container schedule to logistics.
  • Optimizing man & machine utilization to achieve pre-set production targets.
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Vendor Management


Behavioural Skills



• Hands on experience of using SAP, preferably knowledge of APO
• Should have handled complex manufacturing operations of large number of SKUs
• Should be independently handling planning function of a business unit
• Should have Excellent analytical, troubleshooting skills

• Should have strong communication & interpersonal skills
• Should be a team player




The above list is not exhaustive and could evolve with changing needs & priorities of the company.


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