Unilever Export Planner in Alexandria, Egypt

Export Planner



To plan Export Volumes and execute Shipments to different Unilever Customers.


  • Weekly meetings with planners to discuss plans and risks

  • Providing customers with plans phasing and estimated dispatch date

  • Confirming with planning team & customers 3 months frozen period plans

  • Checking customers loading in weekly MPS and sharing output with customers

  • Comparing MPS to agreed plans to customers

  • Highlighting deviations to customers and following up on actions

  • Working on customers to achieve better accuracy for APO

  • Creating Tlanes for Customers

  • Creating the Means of Transport for customers

  • Maintaining Tlanes for customers

  • Getting customers approvals for provisions on any dropped amounts

  • Communicating provisions confirmations with planning & Finance team

  • Providing customers with quarterly TPs

  • Providing finance team with updated Sourcing portfolio and forecasts

  • Creating Shipments for customers

  • Communicating shipments with logistics team and following up on shipping

  • Supporting customer in case of any issue related to ships and following up with logistics team

  • Providing customers with tracker for the weekly ships

  • Sending weekly updates for planning team

  • Following up on production plans

  • Following up on stocks transfer from Factories to warehouses

  • Sourcing update to include any risk or issue happening with a certain Customer during the previous week.

  • Capacity checking exercise input file (CPT)

  • Providing WOM File update with updated 3 months sales plan

  • Sourcing Deck Including Sourcing Volumes per Category, New Customers, New Products, Achievements, KPIs…etc.

  • Working with Cross Border Sourcing Team on special projects to enhance the Sourcing operation (e.g. APO Master Data Improvement, Safety Stocks, SU / MSO relationship,…etc).

  • Provisions / Stocks Report at end of the Month.

  • ICCFOT Report (3 Months Back at point of Shipping)

  • Shipment Tracker

  • Customer Survey Report through CBS team.


  • Production or Industrial Engineering educational background

  • Basic Knowledge of Planning Skills and Tools.

  • Customer Service Mindset.

  • Basic Knowledge of Logistics terms, rules,…etc.

  • High Analytical Skills

  • Strong & accurate follow up

  • Bias for Action and holding teams accountable

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills

  • Basic SAP Knowledge is an asset

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: Egypt-Egypt (State Level)-Alexandria

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Aug-16-2017

Req ID: 17000A2A