Why would I want this job?

The Supply and Demand Planning team will be responsible for on-time and in-full replenishment across the network. The analyst will have a strong level of understanding of all procurement processes, communication skills, and the analytical expertise required to maintain our target service level fill rates.

What would I be doing?

  • Maintain continuity of supply by replenishing and conducting procurement activities for a global portfolio of consumer goods items
  • Track and resolve issues on scheduled shipments (ship date) and delivery dates to ensure timely receipt of inventory
  • Understand variances in historical demand and incorporate confirmed future sales opportunities to determine replenishment and purchasing requirements
  • Work with a global supply base and internal stakeholders to address and resolve supply related issues to meet On-Time / In-Full (OTIF) metrics and PO compliance (required product information, expiry dates, batch/lot numbers, etc.)
  • Analyze inventory requirements and maintain inventory levels in accordance with management guidelines
  • Support and maintain a strong impact on reducing COGS by exhibiting strong negotiation skills accompanied by supplier and category optimization
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of On-Time/In-Full (OTIF) metric as well as other replenishment, supplier performance, and cost savings metrics
  • Identify replenishment and procurement improvement opportunities and work with suppliers and/or internal stakeholders to implement solutions
  • Determine purchasing needs, create, manage, and track Purchase Orders and inventory levels
  • Align with management on Purchasing requirements for commodities: volume, purchasing cost, validity period of volume and cost, awarded volume allocation by supplier
  • Manage, track, resolve, escalate any issues or opportunities for all stages of a Purchase Order: scheduled, confirmed, unconfirmed/unscheduled, past due, and post-delivery
  • Manage and/or support ad-hoc projects (e.g. customer bids, label redesign, international customer orders, new item launch, etc.)

 

What would make me qualified?

  • 2 to 4 years of Replenishment and Procurement experience for multiple distribution locations
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management/Procurement or equivalent
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel skills; proficient in MS Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Experience with MS Dynamics AX, Oracle, SAP, or similar ERP system
  • Experience in CPG or Food & Beverage is a plus
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools (such as Tableau) is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to lead and influence internal stakeholders