Supply Network Planner
Position Purpose?The Supply Network Planner (SNP) position serves to lead the Business Unit?s short and long-term planning initiatives.? These roles include SNP planning, Capacity Planning, Integrated Business Planning support and management of day to day operations planning.?Principal Accountabilities 65%?Production and Finished Good Inventory Planning??Own deployment to 3PL?s.??Manage excess/expired/at risk inventory reviews (bucket assignments, coordinate action items) with product line manager.??Execute inventory strategy by product and location.??Own customer sourcing and ensure correct modeling in SAP.??Master schedule – weekly, SKU, aligned with constraints, looks out 60 days.??Rough cut capacity planning – monthly, horizon is month 1-9, resource level (line), balanced to capacity constraints and aligned with inventory strategies.??Plans communicated through plant capacity meetings.??Evaluate new opportunities and ensure they are part of the plan.??Resolve imbalances between detailed production schedule, master schedule and demand (forecast and sales orders).??Manage demand allocation to supply.??Manage available to promise process for respective region and products.20%?Business partnership??Partner with commercial, plant ops, customer service, and other stakeholders to build relationships.??Support global and regional Cargill Integrated Business Processes.15%??? Special projects/Miscellaneous ? as assigned.Other RequirementsBriefly explain other specific requirements of the position. These may include environmental conditions, physical effort, shift requirements, travel requirements, etc. If not relevant, leave blank. Less than 10% travel required.?Skills:
Required Qualifications??Bachelor degree.??3+ years? Experience in supply chain.??Extensive knowledge and understanding of APO (SAP?s Advance Planning and Optimization tool). ??Demonstrated ability to provide recommendations for IBP (demand and supply) related activities to senior management and leadership team.??Experience developing master production schedules, rough cut capacity plans, and resource plans??Strong excel and report development skills.??Ability to assess opportunities in the business and apply supply chain related solutions.??Broad perspective ? ability to see beyond the boundaries of his/her responsibilities or function.??Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the organization.??Ability to respond quickly, present a concise recommendation and defend it.??Strong influencing and negotiating skills.??Ability to work independently.??Strong learning capacity.??Strong change management skills.??Ability to develop the skill sets needed to be promoted beyond the SNP position.??Strong people developer and project management skills. ??Minimum of meets expectations on the last two performance reviews (internal candidates only).?Preferred Qualifications??APICS CPIM or CSCP certification a plus.??MBA or advance degree in Supply Chain Management.??Integrate business planning coordination experience.