Replenishment Planner

2018-09-12
Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Omaha
Nebraska
United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary
Positions finished goods inventories to balance fill rates, carrying costs and transportation. Reports and solves problems associated with shelf life and mis-positioning. Updates business and Customer Service of potential issues.
******Multiple Openings******
Position Responsibilities
Customer Supplier Relations and Product Delivery
Accountable for successful collaboration with Customers and Suppliers to prioritize and deliver products and services that meet or exceed the business needs with attention to simplicity of design and ease of use/interaction.
Develop detailed understanding of manufacturing constraints and capabilities of the manufacturing locations being planned.
Communicate with production facilities and Omaha Supply Chain team as well as Sales, Marketing, Demand Planning and Customer Service. Keep all affected parties apprised of potential problems or issues impacting the business.
Oversees inventory and supply planning responsibilities for assigned plants and/or co-packers.
For some locations/plants, responsibilities may also include inventory stock transfer/replenishment responsibilities.
Utilize CAG systems to proactively identify and communicate key drivers and proposed solutions to service and inventory issues
Collaborate with DP and deployment to translate S&OP forecasts to SKU-DC level supply plans.
Utilize CAG systems to proactively Identify and communicate key drivers and proposed solutions to service and inventory issues
Leads Master Data collection & maintenance in support for Supply Planning inventory/production objectives.
Creates reporting and metrics for various audiences.
Works with the Data Management organization to gather requirements for reporting and metrics that support business objectives.
Identifies and researches Master Data issues that interfere with business performance and processes.
Effectively communicate findings and recommendations to management and other business functions.
Analysis
Studying, interpreting and developing thorough understandings of problems and opportunities.
Assess current inventory levels and forecasts to make appropriate business decisions that minimize costs and achieve corporate working capital and service level objectives.
Develop detailed understanding of manufacturing constraints and capabilities of the manufacturing locations being planned
Track plant/business performance (KPIs) to the established supply chain plan.
Identifies ways to improve supply planning processes and tools for assigned areas.
Track and reconcile weekly/monthly metrics versus established targets
Support annual planning process for designated brands/plants
Change Leadership
Presentation of findings that drive understanding, alignment and informed decision making.
Provide leadership and direction for business team on matters regarding supply chain, forecasting, production planning and development.
Identifies ways to improve supply planning processes and tools for assigned areas.
Lead by example, in supporting CAG Operating Principals
Supports Master Data Creation for New Product Launches
Design
Engineer tactical and strategic solutions that withstand the variability inherent to the business
Analyze long-term production capacity and develop annual capacity planning models showing planned production, projected inventories capacity utilization and available capacity by month.
Set-up and maintain SP systems to facilitate efficient inventory management, customer service, and operational metrics
Participate in process improvement efforts
Position Qualifications
Bachelor degree in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance or related field.
Strong analytical and communication skills and technical knowledge.
2+ years supply chain, demand planning, or operations experience.
Experience in and/or exposure to S&OP processes and procedures, customer planning and / or supply planning
Exposure to Master Data Elements and ConAgra DMO processes preferred
Experience with supply planning software; knowledge of SAP APO a plus
APICS certified (American Production Inventory Certification Society) a plus.
Experience in SAP, BW/BI preferred.
Strong Excel skills preferred
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Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.