10 Best Supply Chain Planner Job Descriptions

Supply Chain Planner Job summary 1

Supply Chain Planner manages the company’s product distribution strategies through use of analytics. Whether looking at labor, transportation or selling costs, members of the supply chain team work closely in collaboration with other departments to manage quality, delivery, logistics to deliver on our customer promises. Supply planners use statistical analysis, root cause problem-solving techniques and KPIs to optimize our assets and monitor and create demand plans. Employees in these roles leverage SQL, advanced Excel, and additional tools for data collection and analysis and have the opportunity to manage demand planning for a portfolio of items and streamline Company supply chain processes.

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The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for ensuring reliable product availability and optimizing service levels, inventory, and supply chain. The Supply Chain Planner converts the aggregate family and monthly supply plans into SKU and weekly supply and distribution plans. The role is also responsible for continuously monitoring the flow, informing stakeholders and taking proactive measures to ensure that agreed targets are met. In doing so, this position helps Company commit to the highest standards of patient safety and quality in our products and services and to world-class integrity and ethical business practices.

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Supply Chain Planner Job summary 3

The Global Services Supply Chain Planning team is seeking an experienced Supply Chain Planner. The role is expected to contribute to process improvements. A successful candidate will have experience using data to make informed decisions on assets and communicating proposed solutions. They will have a solid understanding of demand forecasting and supply planning.

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Supply Chain Planner Job summary 4

The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for developing and managing production plans to support the corporate inventory strategy for both domestic and international customers to meet customer service and financial goals. The Supply Chain Planner ensures that their plan manages their inventory accordingly to mitigate back orders and obsolescence and manages purchase orders with contract manufacturers across the nutrition, personal care and/or household goods industry. The purchase orders and plans are managed through Company’s ERP system. The Supply Chain Planner manages the relationship with contract manufacturers to ensure delivery against the commitments.

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Supply Chain Planner Job summary 5

The Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the production master schedule for multiple production facilities that meets production and demand requirements, as well as meeting customer service levels. Conceptually understands deployment and purchasing practices.

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Supply Chain Planner Job summary 6

As a Supply Chain Planner, you will be responsible for orchestrating the supply chain to common objectives for the products assigned to you. Much of your time will be spent proactively managing supply fill rate (to demand and inventory) on your products through various analytics of our ERP tool and advanced planning systems. Based on your own findings or un-planned events, you will also be required to collaborate with internal and external partners across the globe and lead the value chain to the objectives required on your product line.

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Supply Chain Planner Job summary 7

We are looking for a Supply Chain Planner. In this exciting role you will support business execution of ongoing and new programs and initiatives that include promotional activities, forecast, and coordination for key events, new product launches, phase out, material constraints, last time buys/builds, and network redesigns. You will monitor key performance indicators and coordinate with cross-functional work teams to increase the effectiveness of supply chain initiatives. You will also work closely with external suppliers, internal plants, demand planners, regional planners, and distribution centers to ensure product availability.

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Supply Chain Planner Job summary 8

The Supply Chain Planner plays a critical role in delivering value by helping to reduce inventory while simultaneously improving service levels for our Customers. The planning position provides valuable experience that can be leveraged to transition into other roles within the company including implementation, consulting and business development. This will require this individual to work remotely.

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Supply Chain Planner Job summary 9

The Supply Chain Planner, reporting to the Purchasing Manager, will be responsible for Finished Goods planning in SAP. Work with external suppliers to ensure product is available when needed and proper line fill metrics are met. Key liaison between suppliers, Customer Service, Sourcing, and Marketing. Strong focus on customer service and inventory management objectives.

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Supply Chain Planner Job summary 10

The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for the qualitative and quantitative planning of a product category supporting business goals. This position requires a close working relationship with Manufacturing and Distribution Sites, the greater Supply Chain Team, Procurement, Customer Service, Operations, Sales and Marketing.

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