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Supply Planner

Company: Michael Foods Inc
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

This Supply Planner is responsible for managing the master production schedule for Michael Foods, INC. in a manner that optimizes cost, quality, and service. This process at MFI includes managing plant production capacities and executing DC/SKU inventory strategies. The Supply Planner is also responsible for planning the deployment and distribution of finished goods inventories at multiple distribution centers within MFI's distribution network. This position involves significant interaction with many different functional departments across MFI, including plant operations, customer service, procurement, and distribution.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop the supply plans for both production plants and distribution centers to hit target inventory levels, customer service levels, while minimizing obsolescence.
  • Leverage systemic tools including SAP, APO, PP/DS, BW, and MRP in driving high-quality supply plans in both the near and long term planning window.
  • Gain thorough understanding of master data in order to drive intended planning results
  • Monitor and facilitate resolutions on product availability issues for customer orders.
  • Gain thorough understanding of plant capabilities and the corresponding impact to the master production schedule.
  • Coordinate phase-in of new products and phase-out of discontinued products.
  • Determine root causes and solutions for inventory imbalances.
  • Maintain and present KPI's reflecting master schedule and inventory performance, understanding the factors that drive the results.
  • Support the monthly supply review portion of the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process with plant operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Travel up to 10%.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, math, or industrial engineering preferred and 1+ years' experience OR 3+ years manufacturing, distribution, or inventory planning experience.
  • Working knowledge of SAP SNP and ERP systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft products suite with advanced capabilities in Excel.
  • Detail-oriented; self-motivated; a strategic, logical and analytical thinker.
  • Ability to focus on business process and project goals. Able to prioritize to achieve business objectives.
  • Ability to analyze information and provide fact-based recommendations.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and the ability and desire to interact with all functions of the company.
  • APICS Certification-completed certification or in process preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all the duties associated with this position.

Keywords: Michael Foods Inc, Minnetonka , Supply Planner, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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