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Fulfillment Planner

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  25100
Segment:  Supply Chain

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One 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, gender identity, 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 at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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