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Supply Network Planner

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  30513
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 $4 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 Supply Network Planner's responsibility is to develop weekly 3 – 18 month production and inventory requirements for manufacturing operations accounting for new product rollouts, planned operational initiatives, and seasonal product planning.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Manage and develop the capacity planning models for 3-5 manufacturing facilities.
  • Conduct monthly Supply Agreement process for designated manufacturing facilities and product categories in support of Sales and Operations Planning Process.
  • Establish inventory planning and production scheduling parameters to be executed by Master Production Schedulers within each supply facility.
  • Manage working capital investments (raw materials, conversion, and finished goods) for designated production facilities to achieve lowest total delivered cost.
  • Develop monthly and Sales and Operations Planning workbooks for Product Business Teams.
  • Represent Customer Service & Logistics (CS&L) within designated Product Business Teams providing support on Inventory Management, Transportation, Warehousing, and Customer Service issues.
  • Analyze and review inventory stocking policies and strategies quarterly in order to minimize spoilage, maximize service, and maximize inventory turns.
  • Analyze inventory investment costs and trends to ensure they are in alignment with departmental and company objectives.
  • Analyze total delivered costs (manufacturing and distribution) and recommend and implement changes process and strategy to achieve lowest Supply Chain cost.
  • Provide inventory management for selected Contract Manufactured products.
  • Develop and execute warehouse strategies in alignment with Distribution Center Sales and Operation Planning process.
  • 10% U.S. & int’l travel to other corp. locations and/or training

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor (or educational equivalent) Degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • 2 yrs. experience in Job Offered, Fulfillment Planning or related field, which experience must have included supply chain or fulfillment planning experience with perishable materials or materials having a short shelf life, advanced planning systems for enterprise resource planning and financial analysis and network modeling.

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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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