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Sr. Supply Planner

Location:
Alpharetta, GA

Description

Make your mark At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we’re all able to make a positive impact – at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth – growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible. Job Overview/Summary The Senior Supply Planner is responsible for planning the production and distribution of finished goods across the network while achieving desired service, inventory, capacity, and total delivered cost targets. This includes incorporating the best available inputs to maintain production, capacity, inventory settings, and policies by SKU/location in the planning system. Applying sound business judgment and facilitating robust cross-functional discussions to develop plans to be used by manufacturing, sourcing, distribution, and transportation functions as well as business units for planning, execution, and financial management. Key Responsibilities · Develop high-quality supply plans (inventory, production, capacity, and distribution) by utilizing best-practice processes and sound business judgment. · Monitor plan attainment and cut reports · Communicate service issues and coordinate resolution · Develop, monitor and report key performance metrics · Deliver against annual Total Delivered Cost, inventory plans, capacity plans, and service level targets · Improve plan performance by effectively analyzing sources of error and recommending appropriate corrective action plans. · Foster cross-functional discussion to improve the quality and interpretation of supply plans · Conduct regular continuous improvement and process effectiveness/efficiency reviews. · Manage phase in/out strategies for promotional activities and product discontinuations. · Lead the supply portion of the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process, focusing on delivering a concise business message, highlighting exceptions and presenting qualified alternatives. · Evaluate Sales and Marketing activity proposals for capacity requirements and production feasibility; resolve supply issues related to the requests. · Provide Product Supply (PS) Support for the Strategic Product Plan, including designing the supply chain and launch plans for major initiatives and new products. · Manage relationships with plants to eliminate of obstacles to more efficient production cycles. · Coordinate the business budget process by developing sourcing plans, inventory targets, and plant production budgets for each fiscal year, with updates as required by the business. Coordinate with other functions (such as Logistics) to build consistent assumptions for their budget development. · Leverage the Supply Planning processes to develop Fiscal Year forecasts during the business planning cycles Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma from an accredited institution. 3 years of work experience in supply planning, demand planning or other Supply Chain role Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution 5 years of work experience within Demand Planning, Supply Planning, or similar roles Experience using Advanced Planning software tools Consumer Packaged Goods experience Experienced in setting priorities and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment Ability to build strong relationships across the functions and levels Demonstrated strong aptitude in analysis, root causes identification, and problem solving Able to analyze data, draw reasonable conclusions, and formulate next steps Strong customer service orientation and interpersonal skills Exceptional communicator Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations Required Education More About Clorox At Clorox (NYSE: CLX), we build brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, have busy personal lives and are all able to make a positive impact – at Clorox, in our communities and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes and workplaces. Make your mark and help us drive growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible. The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer and professional brands, including: Brita® water-filtration products Burt's Bees® natural personal care products Fresh Step® cat litter Glad® bags, wraps and containers Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces Kingsford® charcoal Liquid Plumr® clog removers Pine-Sol® cleaners RenewLife® digestive health products Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements Clorox Healthcare® and CloroxPro™ Commercial Solutions® More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.
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