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Supply Chain Planner

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Description

The Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for administrating forecasting, purchase orders, inbound freight and stock levels. Candidates should be dedicated, “hands-on” and have familiarity with demand planning, freight forwarding, ERP systems and warehousing. The Supply Chain Planner will also coordinate with internal sales and finance team as well as the supply chain teams locally and overseas. This position will report to the Logistics Manager and is a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic team in a privately held global corporation with a solution-oriented and entrepreneurial spirit.

Job Description

  • Plan purchase orders to meet customer demands, follow through on purchase orders from time of placement to receiving stock at 3PL
  • Interact daily with overseas offices and suppliers for follow ups on open purchase orders to gather necessary documents for inbound freight
  • Forecast future active SKU demand through past sales data analysis and cross-functional input
  • Collaborate with sales on new product forecasting, sales expectations, and obsolescence planning
  • Ensure product supply plans support sales, while maintaining appropriate inventory levels.
  • Coordinate with contracted freight forwarders overseas & domestically for loading of goods and transit to 3PL
  • Work with 3PL team on inbound freight, order fulfillment, healthy stock turns, special projects, etc.
  • Coordinate with internal sales team and sales reps to ensure customer orders are fulfilled in a timely matter
  • Financial reporting to finance teams on inventory levels, freight costing, obsolescence, overstock, forecasting needs
  • Problem solve through issues that may arise (out of stock, inbound freight delays, customs/FDA holds, customer orders, production issues, etc.)

Desired Skills, Experience and Personal Traits

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related field
  • At least 2-3 years of prior relevant work experience. Background in demand planning, forecasting, freight forwarding, warehousing
  • Analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Ability to independently develop working processes and operating procedures
  • Must have expert proficiency in Excel and all Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Should be an innately passionate, high-energy, flexible, resourceful, self-starting and multi-tasking individual
  • Must demonstrate sound decision-making and ability to react quickly under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity
  • Consistently deliver high-quality finished work
  • Must possess strong communication and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent organizational and follow through skills in both planning and execution
  • Possess sense of urgency to meet or exceed all given deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate or work autonomously, as appropriate

Qualifications

2 - 8 Years Work Experience
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