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Supply Chain Planner | New York, NY

Supply Chain Planner | New York, NY
March 8, 2021 Chitra Sharma

Growing Consumer Goods firm is seeking a Supply Chain Planner to join their Manhattan office. Experience requirements: Three plus years of inventory planning experience, preferably in a cosmetics products or manufacturing company.

Supply Chain Planner Responsibilities

  • Maintain inventory with contract manufacturers to mitigate back orders and avoid obsolescence
  • Develop and manage purchase and production plans to support meeting customer service and financial goals.
  • Identify, resolve and escalate supply chain risks including backorders and obsolescence, manufacturers’ performance and material and component shortages
  • Plan categories and place purchase orders with contract manufacturers for cosmetics products
  • Partner with contract manufacturers to ensure on-time delivery, purchase order accuracy and to resolve concerns and issues
  • Actively communicate to ensure that inventory records are accurate, orders are shipped and delivered as planned, to resolve issues and concerns
  • Support commercialization of new and reformulated products including building pipeline inventory and minimizing remnants
  • Develop and manage Item Masters, BOMs, DRP relationships, and other planning parameters to ensure ERP system integrity
  • Collaborate with sourcing to strive for assurance of supply
  • Additional related duties, as required and assigned

Supply Chain Planner Requirements

  • 3-5 plus years of inventory planning experience, preferably in a cosmetics products or manufacturing company
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Advanced Excel skills are required
  • Accurate and timely purchase orders
  • Number of backorders
  • Inventory at target
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work effectively with contract manufacturers and all levels of management
  • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Professional and self-motivated
  • Proven ability to work with high degree of accuracy