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Supply Planner in Atlanta, GA at The Bartech Group

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

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Job #:  193585


Job Description

If you are an experienced Supply Planner looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help! We are a leading staffing firm and our clients include some over the nation’s biggest companies. Our client has a need for a Supply Planner. This is a contract position; however it is not uncommon for assignments to transition into permanent positions with our client companies. If you have the background we are looking for, and you are interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with leading company, we want to talk with you!

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Job Responsibilities                                              

Your specific duties as a Supply Planner will include:         

  • Work both independently and with the business unit team to improve the forecasting strategy and coordinate new product demand and customer and seasonal changes into inventory needs
  • Short and long term inventory planning that optimizes inventory levels, plant efficiency, costs and service levels. This includes participating in a collaborative, cross functional, Sales Planning process; measuring and developing actionable improvement plans for key performance metrics
  • Provide short term plan adjustments as necessary in response to unexpected events
  • Creating metrics scorecards and reporting solutions
  • Managing inventory health – slow moving and discontinued tons
  • Reconcile plant demand with manufacturing and distribution capabilities, enabling a rapid response to changing requirements
  • Developing a clear understanding of the plant’s supply chain and effectively managing inventory within that supply chain; includes managing inventory levels to plant floor and receiving capacity
  • Understanding the market conditions for our products; financial and customer pressures are continuous factors affecting service to both internal and external customers
  • Developing and maintaining a relationship with Plant Planners to ensure product availability and zero stock-outs of critical SKU's
  • Establish inventory planning factors to support target inventory levels and objectives
  • Utilize the related planning systems to support inventory planning and positionin
  • Use inventory reduction theory and analysis to improve inventory investment performance
  • Coordinate seasonal SKU planning, and assist plants with forecasting strategy and new products
  • Identify and communicate inventory and service risks related to forecast changes or demand variability
  • Facilitate improved forecast accuracy by analyzing the quality of market intelligence and continuous improvement of forecasting tools/methods
  • Perform sensitivity analysis of changes to plant product mix (gain/loss of customers, items, machines, etc.)
  • Identify, communicate and resolve problems associated with inventory that is slow moving and discontinued to maximize our return in a timely manner
  • Maintain, review and update monthly inputs used to calculate safety stocks and inventory targets
  • Provide direction to mill’s production planning and business leaders in order to optimize roll stock fulfillment
  • Track and reconcile weekly/monthly metrics versus established targets
  • Execute the master plan to maintain the established stocking levels in the locations and quantities defined and determined
  • Proactively resolve service issues to maintain service levels
  • Anticipate plant requirements and integrate those requirements into Rock-Tenn’s supply chain practices
  • Collaborate with Plant Planners on paper needs and schedule changes

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Job Requirements

As a Supply Planner you must represent our company well by being responsible, punctual and motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty. You must also be highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in one of the following: Supply Chain Management; Operations Management; Mathematics
  • 0-3 years in planning / inventory management in manufacturing with a board range of products and customers
  • In-depth knowledge of Excel and forecasting tools
  • Multi-site inventory management is a plus
  • Must possess superior communication skills

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As a Supply Planner with Bartech, you will be working through an established and respected staffing organization with 40 years of serving as a trusted partner to our client companies. We are dedicated to providing our talent with personal, responsive attention, and will assign an employee care representative to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. Depending upon the client, the assignment and your performance, you can find potential opportunities for direct employment. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits.

Available benefits for Supply Planner Position may include (but are not limited to):

  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k)

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