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Fulfillment Planner

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  23413

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Fulfillment Planner coordinates the movement of inventory throughout the distribution network to fulfill customer demand.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Plans and purchases inventory from Contract Manufacturers.
  • Develop deployment strategy based on current demand and production plans at the SKU location level.
  • Plan, create, change, and complete purchase orders within SAP.
  • Communicate purchase plans with contract manufacturers.
  • Manage potential inventory shortage reports. Take action to reduce shortages to customers.
  • Communicate customer shortages to Customer Service Representatives where appropriate.
  • Communicate significant inventory shortages to Supply Planners and/or Sales Channel Service Managers.
  • Maintain distribution center inbound schedule database.
  • Maintain the plant outbound shipment load plan.
  • Maximize Stock transfer order freight utilization.
  • Manage the movement of dc to dc inventory transfers through the C-item deployment process.
  • Track and develop improvement plans to reduce unplanned shortages.
  • Analyze and review inventory to minimize spoilage.
  • Develops actionable plans to improve customer order fill rate.
  • Maintain 3rd Party Transportation Providers inbound Scheduling tool.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management or related field.
  • 3+ years of logistical planning experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, distribution, and customer service.
  • APICS certification or matriculation towards certification preferred.
  • Professional certification preferred. (e.g.; APICS)
  • Strong statistical and spreadsheet analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic financial analysis.
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong PC proficiency to include Microsoft Office Word,  PowerPoint (Access preferred); advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • SAP or related systems experience preferred

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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