Skin ADV

About   |   Newsletter
Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution

Job Description

Supply Planner

View: 1963

Company: SCM Talent Group
Contract: PERM
Location: Norfolk Area, VA, United States

The Supply Chain team is looking for motivated professionals to facilitate the distribution of our great products to customers and consumers. These personnel can analyze production metrics against market needs in Supply & Demand Planning, focus on product transportation through Logistics, or ensure the shelves of your local grocery store are stocked by Direct Store Delivery.


The Supply Planner is responsible for master production scheduling & the management of finished goods, work in process, excess & obsolete inventory. This position is a key driver in ensuring adequate inventory is available to deploy in fulfillment of customer demand, while minimizing distressed product risks. The role is tasked with:

  • maintaining strong partnerships with manufacturing operations & plant schedulers to manage stock levels
  • using data insights to establish critical system parameters towards Target & Safety Stock settings
  • manages data horizons of 26 – 52 weeks for capacity planning of production/labor resources
  • balances available stock within the distribution network for operational efficiencies with base & pre-build business situations.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •       From the Consensus Demand Plan, the role creates finished goods needed to support customer orders, forecasted demand & inventory stocking requirements.
  •      Collaborates with cross functional partners to ensure inventory is managed according to constraints and targets that are aligned with the business strategy.
  •      Establishes critical inventory parameters for Target & Safety Stock settings for finished goods, while considering supply lead time, warehouse and transportation constraints.
  •      Actively interacts with demand management, manufacturing, quality, warehousing & transportation to solve finished goods issues & consumption patterns.
  •      Identifies possible material shortages against inventory plans and develops action items. Marshal resources to address action items and follow up on all material shortage-related issues.
  •      Responsible for long-term capacity status, weekly category KPI updates, product shortage reporting & ad-hoc daily information flow amongst supply planning partners (Demand Planning, Customer Service, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Logistics, Business Management).


Accountable for Key metrics, to include:

  • Case Fill Rate %
  • Distress to Sales Ratio
  • Working Capital/Days On Hand Inventory (DOH)
  • Stock Transfer Order Utilization – Weights/Cube
  • Pre-build Monitoring – Production & Storage



  •      Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in supply chain management/ operations/ finance/ engineering/ mathematics
  •      3+ years of experience within supply planning, inventory control, logistics management and/or manufacturing production
  •      REQUIRED- perishable manufacturing environment, required
  •      APICS CPIM or CSCP certification, a plus
  •      Experience with SAP and its related supply chain applications
  •      Experience with Advance Planning Systems (Logility/JDA/APO/etc.) is required – specifically Logility is a plus
  •      Proficiency using PC-base Technology (Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word and Access)
  •      Strong technical skills around data management, analytics, data processing and problem solving.
  •      Strong mathematical/statistical abilities
  •      10% travel

More Info / Apply

(external link to recruiter web page)

Warehouse Associate/Material Handler 2nd Shift
    New Jersey - Branchburg, United States  -  PERM  -  Roche

Warehouse Worker
    Monroe, United States  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Director Of Logistics
    Tarrytown, NY, United States  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Order Entry Associate
    Melville, United States  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Import Logistics Coordinator
    Queens, United States  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Consult the other 1873 positions: click here

           Circular Economy     Industry 4.0     Blockchain 

     Internet of Things     Omni Channel 

Join us on

News & Trends

Last update 5 Oct 2020
Strongest improvement in operating conditions since January 2019
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

2020 Vision: Three Keys to Retail Success in the New Year

As NRF approaches, retailers need to recognize three key facts about the retail environment that will determine their success or failure in 2020. It’s appropriate that NRF, Retail’s Big Show, is scheduled ...

Supply Chain Project Management: Effectively Managing Transformation Projects
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

Tudor Rose International increases productivity through integrated SCM platform ASSIST4

Tudor Rose International is Europe’s leading export market management company specialising in building brands around the world. In business for nearly 30 years, the innovative company mastered an ambitious IT mo...

Digitalisation in Procurement and Supply CIPS and The University of Melbourne

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Australasia (CIPS) has been working with the University of Melbourne on a new paper about the digitilsation of supply chains, and how digital can increase efficiency...