Supply Planner New Business Team – Rosemont
ID: 503636
Location: Rosemont, Illinois
Type: Direct Placement
Category: Data & Analytics
Remote: No

The Supply Planner is responsible for translating demand plans into supply plans through the creation and management of Purchase Orders including issuing and tracking Purchase Orders.  The Supply Planner is also responsible for ensuring appropriate Distribution Center (DC) in-stock and service levels while ensuring productive inventory turns at the most optimal cost to the business.  Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 401k with match, as well as opportunities for continuous learning and advancement.

 

Responsibilities

  • Purchase order review and execution. Ensures purchasing decisions achieve lowest overall cost-to-deliver for the supply chain. Appropriately orders to forecasted demand to assure supply is available for filling customer orders
  • Makes decisions on what to order for their Distribution Center.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with supply chain partners to strategize inventory fulfillment in support of marketing initiatives. Resolves product and transportation issues
  • Monitors and plans inventory levels, places, reviews, and adjusts open orders to support purchasing metrics including customer fill rate, inventory turns, premium freight and order change rates
  • Gathers, reviews, and disseminates new product information and product changes to internal departments to ensure accurate product information
  • Accurately maintains product master data, pricing, and vendor information in the replenishment system
  • Analyze and interpret multiple sources of data to determine the best course of action to meet customer specific requirements.

 

Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree in business, operations, or supply chain management and 1 year of experience in Inventory Management, Transportation, Logistics, orShipping and Receiving; OR High School Diploma and 2+ years of experience in Inventory Management, Transportation, Logistics, or Shipping and Receiving
  • Strongverbal and written communication skills
  • Proficientin Microsoft Office

 



Catena Solutions is a team of experienced advisors, strategists, and consultants helping companies solve their supply chain problems, creating value through transformative projects. By understanding our clients’ business, transformation, and people needs, we create value today, tomorrow, and beyond. It is Catena Solutions’ practice not to discriminate against any employee or applicant because of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or sexual preference, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you have a disability or handicap and would like us to accommodate you in any reasonable way, please inform your recruiter so that we can discuss the appropriate alternatives available. Catena Solutions is part of the Advanced Group, a talent acquisition and management, consulting, outsourcing, and professional services organization.

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