Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: February 2, 2019
Do you enjoy working with inventory and setting the pace for production schedules? As a Supply Planner at our corporate headquarters, you will develop production and distribution plans to maintain the optimal divisional and location inventory levels. You'll also solve for product shortages and collaborate with supply chain partners to drive results - It's about having an owner's mindset. This role will be based at the Battle Creek campus' K2 building, you'll be interacting with both headquarters and field based stakeholders, including distribution & transportation, manufacturing, demand planning, procurement, sales, and GBS. Your future team value's hard work, collaboration, and a high energy environment. HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING Set the Pace - You'll be developing the short and long term production schedules across the various functions and their facilities. Get ready to flex that collaboration muscle. Fresh Thinking - Managing production and inventory to balance capacity constraints, while also resolving critical product shortage issues. Having the ability to negotiate and influence will enhance your recipe for success. Take a New Angle - As the go to person for supply, you'll be communicating to your stakeholders any exceptions or changes as they come up - building trust and real-time feedback is your key to success. Tools for Success - Maintaining planning system parameters (e.g., location of safety stock, economic production quantities, minimum run quantities, transit times, process capacity, packing capacity, shipping constraints, inventory constraints). Drive Efficiency - Monitoring the age of product to minimize write-offs and institute steps to remedy problems and performing capacity analyse s YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS Required : Bachelor's degree in business or related field (IT, Finance, Supply Chain, Statistics) OR High School diploma and equivalent training and experience Understanding of the supply/demand planning business drivers, organization structures and key metrics Proficiency working with SAP or similar database application technology Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Access or similar software Very strong communication skills are essential, and expertise in Microsoft Excel and data manipulation are also critical. Bonus Points : Bachelor's Degree and consistently demonstrated related work experience. APICS Certification Experience working with Planning software, Manugistics, SAP/SNP or similar tools WHAT'S NEXT It's best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn't want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what's next, click on one of the links below: THE FINER PRINT The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this for English or this for Spanish. GROW With Us. Kellogg Recruitment
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