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Manager of Supply Planning

  • LocationChicago, IL 60606 - United States
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:6 days ago
  • Job no: 39116
  • Category: Supply Chain/Purchasing

Job Description


Our client, a leading ingredients company, is currently seeking an ambitious Manager of Supply Planning to help lead their team. This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated candidate with a go-getter attitude and a drive to succeed. Responsibilities include:


1) Work with manufacturing facilities and TPMs on coordination of materials ordering and visibility to the company on current and planned inventory levels

2) Manage external manufacturers production scheduling and quantities

3) Confirm alignment to plan and attainment of targets on daily, weekly and monthly basis

4) Review demand forecast and coordinate with demand planner

5) Identify forward issues and resolve with the Business Team

6) Analyze SKU past performance and forward-looking forecast to define inventory targets by SKU, customer and channel

7) Present in all S&OP reviews on inventory status, forward-looking issues and future supply capacity constraints and opportunities

8) Align production plan to support seasonal as well as continuous production, meet fill-rate performance targets, customer service delivery and working capital and cost targets

9) Ensure attainment on a monthly basis of inventory targets and warehouse capacity management, consider fill rate and working capital requirements

10) Manage SLOB inventory reviews and coordinate plans with Finance and Business teams to reduce monthly SLOB balance


Critical Requirements


1) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

2) Recent experience in the ingredients industry is strongly preferred

3) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in supply planning


If you are qualified and possess superb communication skills and have the proven ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment, then this could be a great opportunity for you. Please apply ASAP!


Compensation and Other Details


Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience

  • Published on 14 Oct 2021, 1:23 PM