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Senior Planner

Marquee Staffing - OS Akron, OH

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


· The Senior Sales & Operations (S&OP) Planner is responsible for managing the S&OP processes, assisting in the development of key planning performance indicators for forecasting/purchasing/distribution of finished goods inventory and component materials in accordance with company strategy and market requirements. The S&OP Senior Planner is a key member of the Global Supply Chain

· Team with the overall goal of being a value-added business unit within Trelleborg Wheel Systems.


· Advanced duties of the S&OP Planner (refer to S&OP job description), managing inventory in line with Fiscal Budget and Latest Estimate Forecasts

· Own and Manage the S&OP process within a specific country entity and/or Interfit Service location(s), including Country Manager, Operations, Sales & Customer Service teams. Leads the S&OP Process with the local Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Operations & R&D teams on business trends & change in demand process. Work cross-functionally to understand market demands, customer requirements and production constraints

· Manage inventory levels at the item level across the distribution centers within the United States, Canada and Mexico while maintaining effective communication with internal and external suppliers in multiple countries/regions

· Assist in 1:1 meeting(s) with key customers, OEM & OEA market

· Proactively work cross-functionally with S&OP Director, the Central Planning, Marketing, Sales & Customer Service Business Units on forecasting market trends, customer requirements, and phase-in/phase-out projects

· Co-lead/Assist the S&OP Inventory Analyst on changes/recommendations on demand planning or other company initiatives based on of business trends, new or change in customer-level demand, and market/product segment targets.

· Analyze the monthly analysis of Sales Forecast vs. Actual results at the segment/item level to the US S&OP Analyst, Central Planning Department Demand Planner & US S&OP Director, with proposals for target adjustments

· Lead/Manage updates of Planning Parameters in ERP system, including safety stock levels, forecasts and supply lead-time

· Co-lead the annual Pricing Parameter updates in ERP system, including: Price Agreements, working with Finance on the rolling of annual standard costs and analysis of PPV issues.

· Analyze and communicate with Warehouses, Finance & Suppliers of inventory or invoice discrepancies in a timely manner, development of warehouse container delivery reports & maintain updates of pipeline within the ERP System.

· Working in conjunction with Transportation Department, obtain expedited freight quotes/following air freight policy

· approval process. Follow & distribute Shipping Instructions to meet Freight model targets.

· Communicate with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, delivery schedule and programs

· Analyze market requirements, production forecasts and delivery constraints to determine present and future material availability

· Analyze financial impact of forecasts and material plans and advise/communicate of threats to overall company targets or budgets

· Alert organization to supply issues such as constraints, excess inventory, shortages, or quality concerns

· Identify strategies and present proposals aimed at reducing excess inventories, increasing product quality, and decreasing costs

· Understand the cost structure of Trelleborg’s extensive product lines, and analyze current costs with the goal of identifying cost saving opportunities

· Superuser of Tableau reporting software

· Other duties as assigned


No supervisory responsibilities for this position


· Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Business Management or Supply Chain Management and 5+ years of Supply Chain

· Planning experience; or 7+ years of experience in an operational role with responsibilities in planning, budgeting, or forecasting. Candidate must be willing to seek additional training as needed.


· Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

· Proficient in Microsoft Power Point and Word

· Strong analytical skills & reporting

· Experience in MRP and or DRP required

· Seeking future supervisor/management, project planning or key initiative roles

· Effective verbal and written communication skills

· Excellent attention to detail

· Ability to multi-task - required

· Team player with problem solving skills

· Excellent negotiation skills

· Secondary Language – Spanish - preferred

· Planning experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred

· Experience using Infor M3 – preferred

· Experience with Tableau Reporting – or other reporting software

Company Description
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