900298
Supply Planner

Position Type

Contract

Travel Required

Need Based

Location

Alpharetta, GA or Minneapolis, MN

Salary

Open

Duration

6 months plus possible extension

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Pros2Plan has an immediate need for a Supply Planner

Location: Alpharetta, GA or Minneapolis, MN

Duration: 6 months with possible extension (2 days a week in office, 3 days remote – will change to more on site)

Bill Rate: Open



Summary:


  • Provides long term planning analysis and direction to manage supply vs. demand across manufacturing locations resulting in high on-time delivery and level loading of manufacturing assets.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Monitors, analyzes and maintains key planning parameters including lead times and safety stocks.

  • Profiles inventory including the identification of excess and obsolete inventory and aged WIP and creates action plan to address problem areas.

  • Perform root cause analysis and develops appropriate countermeasures for key metric misses including On-time Delivery, Aged WIP, Schedule Conformance and Excess Inventory.

  • Supports S&OP process for production lines. This includes long range capacity planning models utilizing sales forecast, production capability and inventory.

  • Identifies critical capacity bottlenecks in the short, medium- and long-term planning horizons and recommends solutions to resolve bottlenecks for production lines.

  • Supports manufacturing plans to level load key production assets allowing for more efficient manufacturing runs and effective use of labor.

  • Determines and manages optimal inventory levels to achieve desired customer service levels in a hybrid Make-to-Order and Make-to-Stock planning environment for production lines.

  • Maintains effective oversight and disposition of slow moving and obsolete inventory.

  • Analyzes inventory and supply issues for root causes and takes corrective actions to resolve.

  • Ensures accurate planning data in ERP system to drive effective use of systems tools for planning.


Education/Certifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations Planning or similar degree with 3-5 years’ experience in supply chain planning, inventory management, or other related fields

  • APICS Certification preferred


Required Skills:


  • Strong technical knowledge of business management systems, standards and techniques.

  • Strong working knowledge of MRP systems

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work cross functionally and across regions to influence others to achieve business

  • Ability to work on multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and set priorities while maintaining flexibility in a fast-paced environment

  • Established skills with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables, advanced formulas), ERP, other planning tools

  • APICS Certification is preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills required

  • Demonstrates agility within a dynamic environment