Material Planner – Supply
Plans and executes processes required to manage the distribution of raw materials, semi-finished materials and/or finished product. Responsible for the movement of materials/product on a site or between warehouses and/or to customers. Ensures conformance with logistics strategy and logistics contracts. May have budgetary responsibility.
Ensure materials are procured at the right time, quality, and quantity to meet customer demand at optimized costDevelop and provide expected forecast to suppliers on regular basis in accordance with MRPSchedule and manage execution of ingredient deliveries against contracts or purchase ordersLead short-term resolution of raw material supply and demand imbalancesCollaborate with contract manufacturing teams to ensure appropriate raw material is available for manufacturing campaigns
Strong knowledge and experience with SAP/APO systems. Demonstrated strong networking, interpersonal skills, time management skills, and professionalism. Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of levels internally and externally. Knowledge of Supply Chain concepts preferred.Qualifications:We are looking for a professional with the following qualifications:BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, or Technical Field or equivalent experienceComfortable working in a manufacturing environmentComfortable working on a dynamic, fast-paced, multi-function teamCompetent in using Microsoft? EXCELCompetent in SAP/APO/BWAPICS CPIM Certification (may obtain on the job within 18 months)Preferred Qualifications:In addition to the basic qualifications above, we would prefer:Familiarity with Quality and Food Safety principles and considerationsSix Sigma Green Belt Certification3-5 years working in a manufacturing environment or within supply chainExperience with material requirements planning in a growth business*LI-AB1