Supply Chain Planner
Location: Round Lake
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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The Network Planner or Supply Planner is responsible for balancing
and optimizing third party supply planning to meet demand. The
Network Planner provides input to define and implement third party
supply planning process, determining priorities, including DRP,
MPS, supporting process improvements, and supply reviews.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Supports the generation of the replenishment requirements
utilizing the demand signal, on-hand inventory and inventory
targets that deliver a comprehensive network supply plan across the
supply chain organization, to meet all financial requirements,
operational capabilities, and wholesalers service objectives for
assigned Business Unit.
* Identifying process improvements using data analytics to manage a
defined product portfolio.
* Recommends changes to the network supply plan when deemed
necessary over the planning horizon. Changes are to be governed
through sales and operations execution (S&OE) and planning
* Communicates, collaborates, and interacts with demand planners,
customer management, network supply planning supervisor, sales, and
finance to provide replenishment plans and exception-based
reporting for assigned Business Unit. Makes recommendations on
actions needed to meet actual and forecasted demand.
* Supports the Supply Planning team with new product introductions
and product conversions.
* Reports Key Performance Indicators for their given Business Unit
complete with process improvement initiatives and prioritizes tasks
* Supports the Sr. Network Supply Planner to drive continuous
improvement efforts to improve performance on all key metrics,
including service targets and network inventory levels.
* B.A./B.S. Supply Chain, Operations or a business-related
* 3 years of experience in an end-to-end supply chain role and
experience in production planning, supply chain planning, or
* Strong critical thinking and analytical skills including
experience with statistical analysis and data
* Experience with Rapid Response (preferred) or similar planning
tools, business intelligence tools & business analytics.
* Advanced experience with Microsoft Office applications, Excel and
PowerPoint a must.
* Ability to work with all levels and functions within the Company,
and with external business partners.
* APICS certification a plus.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or
any other legally protected characteristic.
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