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Supply Chain Planners have a crucial impact on organizations as they handle various aspects of business processes and ensure the resources needed to manufacture products. Typical job duties described in a Supply Chain Planner resume include analyzing procurement needs, purchasing and storing raw materials, improving transportation and distribution practices, and training staff. Key qualifications listed on successful example resumes are the following: procurement expertise, communication, attention to details, analytical thinking, strategic planning, and computer competencies. Most Supply Chain Planners hold a Bachelor's Degree in business or engineering.

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Supply Chain Planner

Responsibility included supporting the material department with having parts and accessories available on-time for production, provide packaging and dunnage to pack finished goods at all times and delivery all finished goods to customers on-time.

  • Optimized supply chain flow of materials through data analysis and establishment of new channels of distribution, consolidating material and creating dedicated routes to maximize profitability.
  • Achieved an annual cost reduction of 10-50% in all modes of transportation domestic and international by re-negotiating pricing structure.
  • Implemented and managed a 30K unit returnable container system to ensure efficient flow and replenishment of resulting in a 35% reduction in down time.
  • Managed on-site warehouse of returnable containers and packaging of finished goods to significantly improved material replenishment flow to plant.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Logistics & Distribution Management
MBA
Business Administration
2

Supply Chain Planner

Created and implemented four processes to manage current and/or future partnerships with co-packers

  • Founded new partnerships with co-packers that ended up saving $20,000 on one product alone
  • Issued RFQs with co-packers and negotiated pricing for repack projects
  • Analyzed and compared current vendor prices for corrugate with two other suppliers, resulting in a savings of $500,000
  • Purchased and managed the use of more than $1 Million in packaging materials annually
  • Helped reduce spending on repositions and saved the company $50,000 in one year
  • Ran and analyzed daily reports to ensure an adequate supply of inventory was on hand to meet customer demand at all five warehouses in the US and three warehouses in Canada
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
International Business And Supply Chain Management
MA
Master of Arts
3

Supply Chain Planner

Responsible for forecasting Dove Face, Pond's Face and Q-tips categories with a total sales of $382MM

  • Analyzed shipment history to drive forecast accuracy to below 40%, achieved 99% case fill and maintained inventory levels to support working capital objectives
  • Lead monthly Sales and Operations Plan process working with Brand Operating Teams to ensure seamless execution of the company's operational plans
  • Developed and managed project timelines to support innovation
  • Established a weekly critical stock out communication process to Marketing, Logistics, and Sales
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Management Science And Information Systems
4

Supply Chain Planner II

Planned production for retail and warehouse club cereal at Kellogg plants and co-packer facilities while meeting inventory guidelines.

  • Successfully planned production for over 340 cereal innovation projects in 2002-2005.
  • Acted as single point of contact for Memphis, Battle Creek and warehouse club channel for all scheduling concerns.
  • Managed west coast Distribution Centers (LA, Stockton) by analyzing and writing stock transport orders.
  • Responsible for deploying finished goods from production facilities. Decreased transportation costs by $300K per year by minimizing redeployment orders.
  • Involved in the implementation of DPS (Direct Plant Ship) program for cereal, resulting in shorter lead times for expedited shipments.
  • Invited to supported implementation of SAP in Europe (UK, Brussels, Copenhagen).
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Supply Chain Management
MA
Master of Arts
5

Supply Chain Planner

Enforced, coordinated and guided production management and manufacturing personnel in detailed production planning and scheduling. Worked with Operations and Manufacturing management to ensure that products were produced efficiently according to internal procedures at lowest cost, of requisite quality and on time.

  • Managed inventory levels for 1,400 finished goods SKU's valued at $2 million in addition to over 300 sub-assemblies.
  • Ensured flow of materials between different machines, department, and work centers on the shop floor.
  • Reduced daily backorders to less than 15 items.
  • Implemented daily production schedules for all work centers with a 2 week window.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
6

Supply Chain Planner

Served as a supply chain planner supporting an annual military purchasing spend of $600M. Guided by MRP to control the stocking levels of inventory based on production demand for the entire division. Reviewed MRP reports to understand stock shortages, material variances, and customer order shortages.

  • Investigated, prepared, and issued purchase requests for the production or purchase of helicopter components based on MRP
  • Coordinated shop product load and material preparation with inventory requirements
  • Facilitated material movements between warehouse and production areas
  • Supported various lean purchasing initiatives; receiving process, cure process, and quality control
  • Interfaced with all functional areas; manufacturing, production control, inventory, MRP, program and engineering personnel
  • Participated in various Kaizen events
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Finance
MA
Contract Management
MA
Master of Arts
7

Supply Chain Planner

Manage inbound supply for African region, supporting $16+MM finished goods inventory experiencing 18-20% growth YOY

  • Improved African regions service level 26%, reduced Days Sales Inventory (DSI) by 86 days achieving yearend target
  • Support global sourcing network of 13 manufacturing facilities and 5 inventory orgs, supplying long lead time parts transferring through a complex vertically integrated global network, expediting less than lead time orders
  • Maintain service level KPIs for region: Fill Rate, Perfect Order Fulfillment(POF), On-Time In Full (OTIF), Excess & Obsolete inventory, Inter-org lead-time, Forecast Accuracy, Days Sales Inventory (DSI), Inventory health
  • Develop process standardization, global tool kit, standard work instructions, and training for ESCO supply chain planners
  • Drive continuous improvement projects with business partners through process improvement, education, and collaboration
  • Maintain master data accuracy for African region 21,000+ SKU organization combinations
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Supply Chain Management
Logistics Studies
8

Supply Chain Planner

Manage product flow through multiple distribution networks on $5 B Drug Store/Pets and Consumables product lines.

  • Planned, designed and lead warehouse opening, vendor community communication and metrics dashboard for new Wisconsin distribution facility.
  • Investigated and defined conveyable guidelines for the dry grocery facilities. Findings were published in the [company name] Vendor Requirements and Reference guide.
  • Supply chain project lead for national launch of OTC Nexium and Bounty/Dawn paper towels. [company name] received "first to market" designation from the vendor on these highly successful projects.
  • Preformed in-depth Vendor MPC analysis and identified: vendor toothbrush case pack changes resulting in $168k annual handling charge savings, master carton changes for paper products resulting in $607k annual handling charge savings.
  • Developed, wrote and published own brand inner pack packaging guidelines for ART automation product flow.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

Logistics and Supply Chain Planner/manager

  • Supervised and managed a cross functional Logistics team in the creation/build up of Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command and its accountable assets.
  • Managed the maintenance of a 35,000 square foot facility.
  • Logistics lead for 5 executive level planning groups focused on safety, security, efficient growth and cost saving measures.
  • Developed and maintained a new accountability system that increased the Logistic team’s efficiency during quarterly and semi-annual inventories by 100%.
  • Managed an annual budget of $7.1 million and served as Government Purchase Card Approving Official.
  • Established an improved system of procurement, allowing for better ownership and streamlining the acquisition processes.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MBA
Master of Business Administration
10

Supply Chain Planner

  • Developed weekly production plans for Rigid Display Packaging across three manufacturing facilities for 300 SKU’s totaling 80,000,000 pounds annually. Also, responsible for managing inventory and meeting service objectives for those products.
  • Maintained system planning parameters in Manugistics planning software and regularly reviewed and modified safety stocks and economic production quantities to match changing business conditions.
  • Evaluated the impact of new business on available capacity and tool and machine utilization for Product Managers.
  • Helped develop best practices with regards to corporate level and plant level planning.
  • Worked with plant schedulers to overcome temporary bottlenecks in plant throughput caused by machine, tool and labor issues.
  • Assisted Customer Service and warehouse personnel to resolve service issues.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Operations Management
Education And Organizations

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