Supply Chain Planner in Santa Ana at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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Job Description

Job Description


JOB SCOPE/ SUMMARY:

  • Manage and monitor Distribution Center Inventory levels to maintain appropriate Finished Goods stock to ensure 100% Fill Rate (right product, at the right time, at the right DC). Which may include working with production scheduler to address shortages.
  • Purchase raw materials and/or packaging from Behr’s supplier base. Maintain a strong working relationship with all suppliers.
  • Assist in the production planning for designated Behr facilities.
  • Working safely is part of our culture and is a condition of employment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work closely with Manufacturing, Distribution and Supply Chain to insure perpetual inventory system is timely and accurate.
  • Manage and monitor Distribution Center Inventory levels to maintain appropriate Finished Goods stock to ensure 100% Fill Rate (right product, at the right time, at the right DC). Which may include working with production scheduler to address shortages.
  • Purchase packaging and/or raw materials as required to support the plant production schedule.
  • Keep current on status of purchase orders and maintain a professional and effective working relationship with suppliers.
  • Analyze and report on inventory age, balance, and coverage of finished goods, packaging and/or raw materials.
  • Monitor and report on rework inventory. Track current balance, volume received, volume reprocessed and work with Quality department to insure batch control is maintained.
  • Maintain Master Data in SAP in the areas of Material Master, Bill of Materials.
  • Assist in planning production as required and transfers of product to and from other facilities.
  • Work with production and quality departments and suppliers to resolve any quality non-conformances.
  • Research and correct discrepancies and perform root cause analysis and recommend procedural changes as necessary.
  • Assist as a department liaison to IT and other business partners on continuous SAP system improvement.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • Educational attainment equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Manager or related field
    Considerable experience involving inventory control, purchasing and materials management work using computerized databases
  • Strong Excel skills including v-lookup, if-then statements and Pivot tables
  • APICS CPIM Certification preferred. Certification required within 3 years of hire. (company sponsored certification plan available)

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • ERP experience preferred (particularly SAP or Oracle)
  • Proficiency with computerized inventory control systems, MRP and BOMs
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suites. In particular, strong Excel skills including the ability to create complex spreadsheets leveraging v-lookup, if-then statements, and Pivot tables
  • Strong data mining, analytical, and decision-making skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills; good presentation skills
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment and/or distribution center