Supply Planning Specialist

  • Company: Unilever
  • Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Posted: March 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 170003LL
Supply Planning Specialist
Job Summary
The primary purpose of this position is development of the supply plan and execution of the production plan, as well as, provides input for annual estimate financial plan volumes and updates for the internal operating plans.

The position acts as a focal point of brand execution of sales and marketing initiatives. The position objective is to manage the inventory planning and, production planning, with the goal of lowering inventory cost and improving customer service. The key metrics are 1) Customer Service 2) Minimizing Waste 3) Finished Goods and RPW inventory management.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Execute the supply planning process of inventory planning, production planning, and Key interface between Manufacturing facilities, Demand Planning, and Logistics. Prepare capacity constrained supply plan using SAP APO. Manage non-innovation projects that are within the brand, in addition to supporting innovation led projects Lead Run Strategy teams. Identify future customer service risk and work with cross-functional teams to quantify and reduce impact to customer. Lead special projects and best practice sharing among teams

Key Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain, logistics, engineering or other related field with 1 -3 years supply chain, logistics, planning/manufacturing, operations or scheduling experience. Experience with SAP APO (Advanced Planning and Optimizer) & ECC preferred. APICS a plus.
Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Retirement & Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions is mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

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