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Network Planning Analyst

Tampa, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


The role of the Network Planning Analyst is to plan, execute, and finalize fulfilment of RPC orders based on availability of the national pool, by effectively communicating with customer service, sales, service centers, production facilities and third-party logistics provider. This position is responsible for managing orders for retailers, regrind orders, and consignment warehouses, as well as balancing inventory position at all service centers with inbound and outbound scheduling.


  • Plan the sourcing of RPC inventory by using discretion when coordinating daily shipments volumes based upon service center wash output, production of new RPC’s, open sales orders, tier rankings, and seasonal activity.
  • Analyze trends and market conditions for current and future customer ordering, noting seasonal demand, customer’s growing seasons and buying patterns. Provide recommendations for business outlook and strategies to senior management as well as financial estimates.
  • Make independent decisions on daily transport shipment activity to minimize costs and maximize service. Work closely with service center operations team to effectively turn RPC’s, utilizing cost efficient sourcing solutions.
  • Serve as consignment warehouse coordinator, reviewing orders and inventory levels daily compared to established targets and creating replenishment orders as needed.
  • Utilizing customer’s growing season forecast, projected volumes, and buying patterns, this individual will create strategies to best meet inventory targets.
  • Effective use of systems and processes to measure and monitor the impact of their decisions on company performance. This includes the preparation and execution of reports as needed to support business decisions above their area of influence.


  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills- primarily in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook, MRP/ERP systems and manipulating data to perform analysis
  • 4+ years of inventory/materials planning experience
  • In-depth knowledge of logistics, supply chain planning, inventory, customer service, and transportation
  • Process development experience


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Domestic geographical knowledge
  • Inventory management knowledge and understanding
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly interpret, analyze, and report data
  • Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills are a requirement
  • SAP R3 proficiency
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proven planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated successes in handling multiple high priority projects, in addition to normal responsibilities
  • Self-motivated to achieve goals

LANGUAGES: English required. Spanish preferred

IFCO offers a competitive benefits package with new hire benefits starting on the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment, 5% 401 (k) match, annual bonus potential and merit increases, fun team environment, and appreciation for work/life balance



Tampa, FL
33607 USA