Supply Planner

Job title: Supply Planner
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Miami
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 417452
Contact name: Jessica Levine
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Supply Planner 

Client Overview: 

Our client is named one of the world’s most innovative companies driven by their commitment to provide parents with both product innovations and real, honest messaging by creating simple yet genius solutions to age-old challenges. They have launched over 100 items Products that can be found in over 35,000 stores throughout the U.S, including over 20+ countries worldwide.

Supply Planner Overview:

Our client is  looking for a Supply Planning Analyst to join their Operations team based in Miami, FL, will pay for relocation if out of state. Reporting to the Senior Director of Supply Chain, the selected candidate will help to address supplier issues, monitor performance, and implement strategic initiatives to ensure supply continuity. The Supply Planning Analyst will thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environment.

Supply Planner Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Inventory Management
  • Develop and maintain optimal inventory targets by product and season
  • Submit and manage Purchase Orders with suppliers, ensuring on time, on quality delivery
  • Evaluate cost/benefit of forward buys, price breaks, and other inventory opportunities
  • Run monthly cross-functional Buy/S&OP meeting to review upcoming purchases and inventory levels with broader team
  • Supplier Management
  • Address supplier issues, performance, and strategic initiatives to ensure supply continuity
  • Maintain quality standards and ensure compliance with customers’ factory requirements
  • Provide forecasts to suppliers to support their planning and resource management
  • Communicate cross-functionally to ensure new product launches have inventory to hit timelines
  • Drive continuous innovation for improvement in safety, quality, and cost metrics
  • Inbound Logistics Management
  • Work with our international and domestic freight vendors to forecast demand, optimize cost vs. service, and ensure on-time delivery of goods
  • Ensure all shipping, customs, and other documentation are accurate and timely
  • Monitor and report on freight forwarder performance
  • Provide warehouse, sales, and marketing teams with information on incoming shipments
  • Conduct rate negotiations to ensure costs are competitive for the services required
  • Performance Management and Key Projects
  • Lead and participate in cross-functional teams to deliver strategic initiatives across the business
  • Drive collaboration to solve issues and deliver continuous improvement to meet company goals
  • Implement process improvements and tools that will enable long-term company growth
  • Report monthly on Key Performance Indicators across the Supply Chain and Operations

Supply Planner Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in operations, supply chain, industrial engineering, finance or equivalent work experience
  • At least one year of relevant experience
  • Ability to use advanced Excel skills to drive decisions
  • Advocate for product excellence and quality above all else
  • Possess strong analytical skills with the ability to make data, drive decisions and communicate to others
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with great attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize opportunities and then identify, recommend, and implement improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with high attention to detail
  • A self-starter with an ability to complete tasks both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (~5-10% travel)


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