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TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

Supply Planner

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - Oak Brook, IL


Oversees inventory and supply planning responsibilities for assigned plants and/or co-packers. Maintains capacity plans, production schedules and/or finite schedules to ensure the efficient delivery of inventory, service and cost objectives. Responsibilities may also include inventory stock transfer/replenishment responsibilities. Identifies ways to improve supply planning processes and tools for assigned areas. Provides supply planning expertise to the commercialization of new products or resolution of key inventory shortage issues. Position Responsibilities: Customer Supplier Relations and Product Delivery
Accountable for successful collaboration with Customers and Suppliers to prioritize and deliver products and services that meet or exceed the business needs with attention to simplicity of design and ease of use/interaction.
Develop detailed understanding of manufacturing constraints and capabilities of the manufacturing locations being planned.
Proactively communicate with production facilities as well as Sales, Marketing, Demand Planning and Customer Service. Keep all affected parties apprised of potential problems or issues impacting the business.
Oversees inventory and supply planning responsibilities for assigned plants and/or co-packers.
For some locations/plants, responsibilities may also include inventory stock transfer/ replenishment responsibilities.
Utilize systems to proactively identify and communicate key drivers and proposed solutions to service and inventory issues
Ensure successful 'Event' execution by utilizing effective planning processes, system set-up, and communication with the cross functional teams (NPI, Customer Events, Merchandizing events)
Collaborate with Demand Planning and deployment to translate S&OP forecasts to SKU-DC level supply plans.
Utilize systems to proactively Identify and communicate key drivers and proposed solutions to service and inventory issues.
Analysis
Study, interpret and develop thorough understandings of problems and opportunities.
Assess current inventory levels and forecasts to make appropriate business decisions that minimize costs and achieve corporate working capital and service level objectives.
Develop detailed understanding of manufacturing constraints and capabilities of the manufacturing locations being planned.
Track plant/business performance (KPIs) to the established supply chain plan.
Identifies ways to improve supply planning processes and tools for assigned areas.
Track and reconcile weekly/monthly metrics versus established targets.
Support annual planning process for designated brands/plants.
Change Leadership
Presentation of findings that drive understanding, alignment and informed decision making.
Provide leadership and direction for business team on matters regarding supply chain, forecasting, production planning and development.
Identifies ways to improve supply planning processes and tools for assigned areas.
Design
Engineer tactical and strategic solutions that withstand the variability inherent to the business.
Analyze long-term production capacity and develop annual capacity planning models showing planned production, projected inventories capacity utilization and available capacity by month.
Set-up and maintain SP systems to facilitate efficient inventory management, customer service, and operational metrics.
Participate in process improvement efforts.
Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:
B.S. degree in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance or related field preferred.
Strong analytical and communication skills and technical knowledge.
Minimum 2 years supply chain, demand planning, or operations experience preferred.
Experience in and/or exposure to S&OP processes and procedures, customer planning and / or supply planning.
Experience with supply planning software; knowledge of SAP or JD Edwards a plus.
APICS certified (American Production Inventory Certification Society) a plus.
Strong Excel skill preferred.

18 days 12 hours ago

TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

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Supply Planner TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - Oak Brook, IL, United States

   

Location: Oak Brook, IL

Company Profile:
TreeHouse Foods is dedicated to being a leader in supplying high quality products and services to the private label and food service industries. Our business is based on the following propositions: