Role details

Supply Chain Planner

Warren   •   USD65,000 - USD75,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading Privately Held Consumer Products Company
  • Excellent career opportunity with a rapidly growing company

About Our Client

Our client is a Leading Privately Held Consumer Products Company

Job Description

The Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for the following:

  • Establish purchase plan determining quantity, requested ship date and ship-to location. This includes product launches and transitions to minimize inventory and service exposure.
  • Review/analyze the Distribution Requirements Plan (DRP) on a weekly basis and create purchase orders as needed. Send PO's to domestic and import suppliers.
  • Expedite, defer, or cancel Purchase Orders based upon weekly forecast changes as well as monthly review.
  • Communicate priorities for our factory schedules to China Purchasing team.
  • Communicate daily with China office on PO and factory issues.
  • Work closely with Demand Planner(s) on forecasted sales to ensure accurate inventory plans.
  • Review forecast updates and question areas of concern.
  • Establish and maintain safety stock levels using ABC analysis criteria.
  • Create Work Orders for production and order additional materials as required.
  • Prepare customer Fill Rate Report on a weekly basis and lead team discussion on fill rates.
  • Request expedited freight to meet deadlines. Prepare margin analysis and obtain approvals from management.
  • Identify and track excess inventory to sell off slow moving inventory.
  • Prepare Inventory Management reports as requested (i.e., slow moving Inventory (ABC/DEF Lists) for the Sales team).
  • Communicate to Sales/Customer Service for their programs or individual item schedules.
  • Communicate with the Marketing team on any product updates/changes.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of Supply Planning experience, preferably in a Consumer Product Environment.
  • Planning and/or purchasing experience with Walmart.
  • Detailed working knowledge of MRP/DRP and inventory management systems.
  • Ability to use ERP systems as well as Microsoft Office applications.
  • Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of Apprise ERP system a plus.
  • Consumer goods products background a plus, as well as working with major US retailers.
  • Professional approach to problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • APICS member and/or CPIM Certification a plus.
  • Detailed working knowledge of Retail Link and GRS preferable.

What's on Offer

  • $65,000 - $75,000
  • Performance target bonus
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Etc.

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