Education B.S. or B.A. degree preferably in supply chain, business or technical field Experience -- One to three years experience in supply chain management or technical discipline (engineering, QA or R&D). Special skills Excellent communication skills. Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization. Ability to work with and drive cross functional groups of people. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent organization skills. Strong prioritization skills, including ability to balance multiple high priority tasks and re-prioritize as needed. Computer proficiency in Office programs (emphasis on Excel and Access), SAP and data warehouse querying applications. Certifications and licenses CPIM or CSCP recommended.
Plan, schedule and manage finished goods inventory to meet customer demand requirements. Responsible for production plans, inventory results, and customer service for designated product group and/or production locations. This position steers inventory according to the essential Supply Chain Planning parameters like production frequency, lead times, capacity and related planning horizons. Supply planner will interface with Demand Planners, Purchasing, Contract Manufactures, Customer Service and Suppliers on a day to day basis. Plans and arranges own work to accomplish objectives; manages complex problems. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: " Develop weekly finished goods plans in APO / SAP per net demand requirements to support finished good production. " Mange Contract Manufacturers execution to Purchase Order requested delivery date / quantity. " Analyze mid to long term capacity constraints and provide recommendations to proactively resolve constraints. Quantify business unit decisions as it relates to inventory goals and budgets. " Proactively communicate with customer service when availability issues arise that will impact order fulfillment. " Maintain and ensure data accuracy of SAP. Determine optimized order quantities, safety stock parameters and production frequencies " Prepare and present obsolete material reports, inventory aging reports, and disposal requests on a monthly basis to appropriate site manager, brand manager/business unit, and financial analyst. " Collaborate with purchasing departments to ensure appropriate lead times, and minimum order quantities are in effect " Steer inventory to meet inventory and customer service goals. " Develop efficient communication processes with contract manufacturing sites through meetings, reporting schedules, SAP supplier portal functionality, etc. " Works with Marketing and Material Planning to manage packaging and unique component run-out, minimizing inventory write-offs.
Looking for technical candidates (engineering, business, math, economics)