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3rd Party Senior Planner - Faucets

CA-ON-Mississauga
1 month ago(12/22/2017 9:53 AM)
Job ID
2017-1980
# of Openings
1
Category
Supply Chain

Overview

The Faucets 3rd Party Senior Supply Planner drives improvement to our existing processes and systems. Manages the supply to support a business with more than USD$30M in sales, determines how much inventory is required to run the business and optimizes the parameters and inventory targets to improve the current inventory base of USD $3M.

Responsible for planning properly more than 400 SKU’s between the plant and over 20 different suppliers.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a strong and positive working relationship and communication with suppliers to confirm shipping schedules and monitor open customer orders and safety stock targets.
  • Proactively report purchase products availability issues.
  • Tracking of shipments through the logistics network to ensure timely goods delivery.
  • Interacts with multiple locations/warehouses.
  • React effectively to unanticipated and challenging supplier schedule changes with creative and cost-effective solutions to eliminate risks and with the clear objective of preventing any supply delay to the customers.
  • Work effectively with Customer Service, Purchasing team, Operations team and Demand planning team to provide accurate delivery dates and recovery plans for purchase FG.
  • Submits and continually updates reports for weekly metrics.
  • Resolve any issues surrounding supplier production priorities, backorders, lead time and logistics.
  • Special Projects

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain or related field.
  • 5 years of supply chain experience or related field required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain concepts and application
  • Strong and analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • SAP system experience highly desired
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities
  • APICS CPIM/CSCP certification or certification desirable

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