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Logistics Supply Planner

Ecolab - Saint Paul, MN

The Deployment Planner

is mainly responsible of optimizing the service, cost and inventory in all supply network distribution centers. This individual will partner cross functionally with the Deployment Execution Team, Supply Network Planners, and Demand Planners to drive and optimize the transportation/warehouse resources.

What You Will Do:

Establish and coordinate the distribution plan between each distribution center by reviewing the daily/weekly/monthly demand and supply situation, and to complete the system transactions in SAP/APO (CAS Mainframe in the interim) to ensure smooth execution

Optimize the distribution process together with SNP, plant schedulers, demand planners and the business team

Manage SAP master data maintenance and data cleansing, and work with system support team to best utilize the tool deployed

Act as Order Response Lead for allocating inventory appropriately in product shortage situations

Manage the Transportation Load Builder (TLB) to optimize total delivery cost associated in deployment process

Maintain effective track and trace process with in-transit shipments and facilitate the transportation execution performance improvements

Effectively resolve delay scenarios with internal and external customers, act as the key coordinator of the supply issues for the responsible distribution center supply shortages

Conduct regular warehouse capacity planning discussions with logistics partners

Conduct regular frequency back order, inventory and E&O analysis to achieve the Safety, Service, and Savings goals

Manage Network Inventory Health

Partner with demand planners in daily operation to improve the forecast accuracy and strategic planners to optimize the sourcing network

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree

Minimum 2 years of professional and related work experience

Experience with common ERP and planning/materials management/procurement systems and MS Office (primarily Excel and Access) or the ability to be trained

Strong mathematical aptitude with analytical skills

No immigration sponsorship available for this position

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field of study

Previous planning or logistics experience

Ability to communicate effectively to internal & external colleagues

Data sensitivity and strong analytical abilities

Understanding of supply chain tradeoffs and cost with ability to make the best balance

SAP-APO, Mainframe/CAS Order Entry Experience


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Company Profile:
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.