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Supply Planner Job Description We’re working on innovative foods and formulas that can extend the lives and cognitive function in maturing dogs and cats. We were the first ever to extrude dry dog food, and we’re backed by a lengthy list of patents — a portfolio of industry firsts.
As a Supply Planner, you will support the Nestle Purina Petcare Division, directly reporting to the Supply Planning Manager. You are responsible for collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure supply at the lowest delivered cost for brand & customer team initiatives. You will work directly with factory planners to ensure production and distribution plans support to Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with and create production schedules for Co-packing, Co-filling or Co-manufacturing initiatives as needed.
  • First point of contact for communication of Supply Plans, OOS situations, or issue resolution in WOR or with commercial teams & factories for assigned products.
  • Collaborate with Brand Management to ensure that inventory plans are in place to support brand initiatives that will sustain appropriate customer service levels & KPI’s.
  • Monitor and identify potential inventory problems through planning horizon and coordinate efforts to resolve. Collaborate with Factory on the tactical execution of the production plan.
  • Maintain critical SAP/APO Master Data to fully leverage the system & ensure proper planning process occurs across the network.
  • Assist factories in management of finished goods inventories to ensure freshness & prevent aging, while also providing disposition instructions where applicable.
  • Develop and lead short-term projects related to cost savings initiatives, network reviews and other ensuring supply objectives related to Supply Planning.
  • Track and monitor reporting that summarizes inventory levels, capacity, service level and all related issues that support defined key performance indicators.
  • Collaborate with Brand Management and the extended teams to track and monitor new item production plans and performance to sustain defined customer service levels & KPI’s.
  • Work with the Procurement group to resolve raw material availability to support current manufacturing plans.

All other duties assigned.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 3+ years’ supply chain, production scheduling, or related experience.
  • SAP and PowerBI experience preferred. Continuous Improvement and Change Management experience preferred.

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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...