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716308 Supply Planner (Exp in Master Scheduling, SAP APO, SNP)

Pros2Plan has been retained by a large food processing and distribution industry company to search for a Supply Planner (Exp in Master Scheduling, SAP APO, SNP)


Location: Minnetonka, MN


Duration: Full-Time


Salary: Based on experience.

Travel Required:No
Location:Minnetonka, MN
Position Type:Full Time
Desired Education Level:High School

Position Summary:


  • This Supply Planner is responsible for managing the master production schedule for the client. in a manner that optimizes cost, quality, and service.  This process at client's includes managing plant production capacities and executing DC/SKU inventory strategies. 
  • The Supply Planner is also responsible for planning the deployment and distribution of finished goods inventories at multiple distribution centers within client's distribution network. 
  • This position involves significant interaction with many different functional departments across client companies, including plant operations, customer service, procurement, and distribution.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop the supply plans for both production plants and distribution centers to hit target inventory levels, customer service levels, while minimizing obsolescence.
  • Leverage systemic tools including SAP, APO, PP/DS, BW, and MRP in driving high-quality supply plans in both the near and long-term planning window.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of master data in order to drive intended planning results
  • Monitor and facilitate resolutions on product availability issues for customer orders.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of plant capabilities and the corresponding impact to the master production schedule.
  • Coordinate phase-in of new products and phase-out of discontinued products.
  • Determine root causes and solutions for inventory imbalances.
  • Maintain and present KPI’s reflecting master schedule and inventory performance, understanding the factors that drive the results.
  • Support the monthly supply review portion of the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process with plant operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, math, or industrial engineering preferred and one to three years’ experience or a minimum of three to five years manufacturing, distribution, or inventory planning experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP SNP and ERP systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft products suite with advanced capabilities in Excel are required


Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:


  • APICS Certification—completed certification or in process.
  • Detail-oriented; self-motivated; a strategic, logical and analytical thinker.
  • Ability to focus on business process and project goals. Able to prioritize to achieve business objectives.
  • Ability to analyze information and provide fact-based recommendations.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and the ability and desire to interact with all functions of the company required.