As a Supply Planner, you will develop and maintain the production plan, purchase plan, and deployment of global inventory to meet the demand forecast for a portfolio of IDEXX diagnostics kits. You'll need to make high-quality, timely decisions even in times of uncertainty/ambiguity. You will drive efficiencies and manage risk to meet aggressive availability and inventory targets. The ideal candidate operates with a strategic, global, and innovative mindset and drives engagement and consensus through articulate, credible communication and networking.
Exceeding customer expectations is one of our guiding principles at IDEXX. Our credibility as a company relies on our ability to deliver quality products to our customers on time and with no disruption to their business. IDEXX's Worldwide Operations Team works to meet this challenge each day with a global network of distribution hubs and a focus on efficiency, regulatory compliance and continuous improvement.
What you can expect in this role
Use SAP to maintain and execute supply/demand plans and manage global inventory.
Maintain SAP planning parameters and master-data for product portfolio to ensure accurate, reliable system-generated planning signals.
Accountable to meet KPI targets such as availability, delivery, production, scrap, etc.
Serve as liaison between operations, marketing, commercial, and finance organizations, fostering a highly-collaborative, cross-functional environment.
Communicate risks to stakeholders, recommend solutions, create alignment, and support resolutions.
Lead, participate, and support various meetings and business processes including Sales & Operations Planning and Integrated Business Planning.
Develop, continually learn, grow and strengthen individual capabilities, staying current with industry best practices.
What you will need to succeed
Bachelors' degree in supply chain management, a technical discipline, or a related field.
APICS/ASCM or ISM certification is preferred.
5+ years of supply chain experience.
Strong communication skills, ability to influence across groups, and create alignment.
Excellent analysis and data-driven decision-making skills.
Strong knowledge of SAP/MRP systems, Microsoft Excel, and other technology platforms.
Adept in identifying and implementing process improvements and integrating Lean methodologies.
Desire for continuous learning, embracing a growth mindset, and routinely challenging yourself.
We’re proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from diseases. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 10,000 talented people.
So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement.
Let’s pursue what matters together.
IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.