Supply Chain Planner
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Plans and manages global supply of assigned product categories through the recommendation and implementation of production and supply strategies, turning of stock per: product life cycle, quality and inventory level, customer demands and business objectives.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Planning – Flow Coordination, Ensure Best Use of Stock, Production Plan-Efficiently Plan, Coordinate and Prioritize Supply Chain Planning activities according to Demand while respecting Cost, Profitability & Operational Constraints-Research, extract, synthesize and analyze data using MSQUERY, Excel Data Modeling, Pivot/PowerPivot and other Business Intelligence tools to monitor supply key performance metrics on a daily/weekly/yearly basis -Determine and present Supply Production Programs to Internal StakeholdersExecuting – Flow Coordination, Ensure Best Use of Stock, Subcontracting, Quality Interpretation-Measure and Maintain critical inventory parameters including classification and stock allocations per market demand-Determine and execute processes/ technical paths for stock based according to commercial portfolio needs-Manage stock, set priorities in order to optimize quality tests and factory operations (minimize loss, etc.) -Determine and launch complementary quality tests -Pilot projects related to role/scope Communicating – Sales Interfaces, Team Management/Team-Orientation-Effectively participates with professionalism and objectivity in collaborative meetings among multiple levels of internal stakeholders (peers, colleagues, middle and upper management)-Research, identify market, sales and supply trends to anticipate, prepare and develop a strategy to build and maintain appropriate stock levels-Suggest prorates based on supply trend (stock quality, etc.) and exception forecast -Consult Seed Supply Managers (SSM) and Product Managers (PM) for proper production placement -Collaborate with Manufacturing Managers to optimize factory capacity and meet customer demand-Communicate with urgency and sensitivity, detailed and accurate data analysis of supply constraints to all stakeholders including Inventory Manager, PM, SDP and Quality ControlContinuous Improvement – Ensure Best Use of Stock, Quality Interpretation, Continuous Improvement-Adapts to changes in the organization with resourcefulness and strives to increase productivity and improve standards-Identify gaps in processes/strategies, proposes corrective actions, takes calculated risks and executes action plan-Study quality parameters, trends, genealogies, stock levels and identify root causes using quantitative support-Organize continuous improvement cross-functional initiatives/meetings based on scopeApply for this job.