Multi-Channel Seed Supply Chain Planner
DescriptionCorteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont has an exciting opportunity for a Multi-Channel Seed Supply Chain Planner to join our team at our seeds corporate headquarters in Johnston, IA. In this role you will Coordinate supply chain strategies for Multi-Channel Seed (MCS) brands in collaboration with supply chain functions to improve supply and demand planning efficiency and execution. Our ideal candidate would be a strong leader who can Provide direction and visibility on supply related issues to brands. We are looking for a collaborative candidate who can successfully partner with the Multi-Channel Seed product team to implement PLM best practices to drive responsible growth. This Supply Chain Planner with report directly to the Multi-Channel Supply Chain Manager and work closely with the Multi-Channel Seeds business leaders and brand management team to serve as the primary contact relating to Seed Production and Supply Chain Operations.This is a high-profile opportunity in the organization to build something and make a positive impact. Since this role interacts closely with the commercial business, self-starters with a positive attitude and outgoing personality would do exceptionally well. With our business focus on process improvement and efficiency, we are looking for a technology guru who can develop reports to track and analyze data. It you have this balance of skills and experience we are looking for, then this is the right opportunity for your next career step. Apply online today! Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more! Primary responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following:Organize and facilitate the collection of demand from MCS brands. Execute timelines and processes to collect demand used to drive crop planning activities, product allocations, packaging signals, and supply projections.Develop and maintain monthly packaging and shipping targets between brands and Seed Production & Supply Chain functions, securing appropriate lead-times to meet customer needs. Support Multi-Channel Seeds Sales Team.Monitor and communicate performance metrics to commercial and Supply Chain leadership. Implement improvement measures addressing performance gaps and promote accountability. Drive process standardization and innovations.QualificationsThe following are required:Bachelors degree 3-4 years of experience in managing a specific product, sales, research, marketing, information management, supply management, or related experienceDemonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to interact, persuade, influence and negotiateDemonstrated knowledge of business including supply/demand planningDemonstrated in-depth knowledge of products including performance, positioning and placementDemonstrated ability to understand needs of the business and proactively identify opportunities for improved product utilization.Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to handle stress and manage heavy workloads at peak business times of yearDemonstrated ability to manage through change and organizational challenges to maintain satisfied customers and obtain business goalsDemonstrated ability to take initiative and manage conflictDemonstrated strong written communication skillsDemonstrate the ability to communicate orally in a professional and effective manner with strong negotiating capabilityDemonstrated ability to lead, motivate, coach, counsel and develop team membersDemonstrated computer aptitude with competency in Excel and quantitative analysisDemonstrated computer aptitude with competency in PowerPoint for presentationsThe following are preferred:5-7 years of experience in managing a specific product, sales, research, marketing, information management, supply management, or related experienceDemonstrated understanding of agriculture sales and production processApply for this job.