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Planner/Buyer

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Lisle, United States


- One of the fastest growing food/beverage company in the country
- Great opportunity on a diverse team with loads of upward mobility

About Our Client
Our client is a leader in the food industry and continues to find ways to diversify themselves. In 2010 they were, still, a multi billion dollar organization but in the last six years they've been able to strategically absorb, buy and merge with other companies in their industry to help them become a force in the market. Having a variety of product lines, ranging from dairy products, to frozen goods, to shelf stable items, their opportunity for long term growth and sustainability has never been better

Job Description
The Supply Planner/Buyer sits in a pivotal spot within the supply planning team. Responsible for the full on communication with a warehouse/distribution center in a different territory, you will be solely responsible for the back-end of the supply chain inventory management. Working directly with on-site personnel in the distribution center, you will ensure that inventory on hand matches forecast reports, control the buying process to complete the replenishment plan. This role will also be responsible for the follow but not limited to:
- Manipulating data in excel and in an advanced forecasting system (JDA). Must have strong experience in pivot tables and VLOOKUP creation and execution
- Grow team through aggressive and creative business development and strategic analysis of the company
- Manage the import program system, including procurement of goods, scheduling, inbound/export flow, inventory turns and freight cost
- Comply with inventory/logistics performance targets and measures
- Achieve established service level i.e. 95-97%

The Successful Applicant
The ideal Supply Planner/Buyer candidate will have the following background; but not limited to:
- Bachelors degree required, business, supply chain or operations focus a preference
- Food industry experience
- Strong analytic and thinking skills
- Strong Excel capabilities, especially knowledge on pivot table and VLOOKUP creation and manipulation
- High level of communication, internally, externally and cross-functionally
- Demonstrate the ability to work well independently with little direction but also must be a strong team player
- Experienced problem solver

What's on Offer
If you are interested in this role please apply directly and all qualified candidates will be contacted. This role offers a competitive salary ($55,000 - $80,000) plus bonus structure that is commensurate with current salary and experience

 





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