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(Archived) Operations Planning Coordinator

Last Updated: 9/16/20

Job Description

Operations Planning Coordinator Job Description Located in North America’s wind belt, Davenport is at the forefront of renewable energy technology and has remained home to our largest manufacturing facility since 1927. Originally producing cereal, the factory became a pet food-only manufacturer in the late ‘90’s and as the largest pet food manufacturing facility in the U.S., it carefully produces, packages and ships several varieties of our Dog Chow®, Puppy Chow®, Alpo®, Beneful®, Nestlé Purina ONE®, Cat Chow®, Kitten Chow®, Friskies® and Kit N Kaboodle® brands.
As the Operations Planning Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting daily and weekly planning processes within our Dry Pet and Pet Treats production. You will be responsible for ordering products from other Nestlé Purina plants while maintaining warehouse efficiencies. You will manage schedules within SAP ensuring accurate execution of promotions and coupon drops.
We’re a “safety first” culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. Over 120 years in existence, we’ve grown our passionate Nestlé Purina Family as we’ve grown the breadth of our business. Your needs are our responsibility—job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But, we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the planning process for Dry Pet and Pet Treats
  • Enter daily and weekly schedules into SAP
  • Review, adjust, and enter orders to ensure there are no shortages or delays in shipments to customers
  • Set up delivery appointments for all trucks and co-pack orders
  • Run various transactions for the production process
  • Coordinate with Trade Reps for new product order dates, product availability, or discontinued products
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
Basic RequirementsEducation
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Experience
  • 1 or more years of experience working in an office environment

Preferred Qualifications
  • SAP experience
  • Experience in inventory management or related

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Company Details


Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...