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735222 Sr Supply Planner (Exp in Food Industry)


Pros2Plan, a Spinnaker Company, is now hiring for a Sr. Supply Planner (Exp in Food Industry)

Location: Parsippany/ Cherry Hill, NJ

Duration: 6-9 months contract

Bill Rate: Open

 

Travel Required:No
Location:Parsippany/ Cherry Hill, NJ
Position Type:Contract
Desired Education Level:BS
Description:

SCOPE OF POSITION:

 

The Senior Supply Planner is responsible for the production planning strategy for their category, and a key member of the weekly Integrated Business Planning (IBP) teams.  The Senior Supply Planner has a key focus on optimizing inventory, resource and production plans, while achieving goals of lowering SC cost, improving customer service, and increasing network optimization.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Leads team meetings, both regularly scheduled and ad-hoc with counterparts in Logistics, Deployment, Sales, Marketing, Demand Planning, Deployment, Customer Service, R&D, Engineering and Commercialization teams based out of Northern NJ; as well as plants production and procurement personnel located throughout manufacturing network.
  • Prepares a 13-week rolling master plan for a selected set of manufacturing plants and a monthly view for months 4 –24.
  • Creates a constrained rough cut capacity plan over the 24 month S&OP planning horizon.
  • Makes recommendations via IBP process to determine long term requirements for production and inventory.
  • Develops multiple scenarios, articulates key decisions and recommendations to Supply Chain Leadership team highlighting service, inventory and cost tradeoffs using planning toolkit.
  • Manages assigned SKU’s throughout the entire supply chain and communicates disruptions to Supply Chain leadership team.
  • Manages inventory for a portfolio of resource lines to achieve established targets.
  • Defines and sets safety stock targets and manage portfolio with SKU velocity conditions in mind.
  • Monitors Days Forward Cover and Weeks of Supply levels working together with Deployment Director to ensure that inventory is available by location to support projected demand.
  • Works with R&D, coordinate the New Product Launch process from initiation to customer delivery.
  • Play a key role in SLOB management throughout the overall Frozen network

 

Requirements:

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • System skills to manage supply planning tasks using software applications, ERP, and data warehousing/ancillary systems
  • Strong project management and communication skills concentrated on data gathering and dissemination
  • APICS Certification; CPIM/CSCP
  • Detailed and result orientated project management on several projects at the same time.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload
  • 5-8 years of experience in Supply Planning —preferably in food manufacturing
  • Business or Operations experience, with solid quantitative skills
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively and creatively in a resource lean environment
  • Detail orientated, organized, reliable, resourceful with a relentless focus on outcomes
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize under pressure
  • Excellent consultative skills and the ability to work cross-functionally and with all levels of the organization
  • Solid leadership and communication skills concentrated on data gathering, meeting facilitation and data dissemination

 

EDUCATION:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management or Business required

 

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