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Supply Planners maintain and optimize inventories in organizations across various industries. Key duties described in a Supply Planner resume include setting inventory parameters, preventing production delays and downtime, assessing capacity availability, maintaining stocks, and investigating supply chain issues. Based on our most successful resume samples for Supply Planners, these professionals should demonstrate supply chain management expertise, communication abilities, attention to details, analytical thinking, strategic planning, and computer proficiency. Employers select candidates holding a Bachelor's Degree in business management or procurement.

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Supply Planner III

Responsible for the strategic and tactical planning of a high variety of implants, disposables and instruments assemblies by taking the demand plan and developing the manufacturing and supply plans using MRP to ensure maximum service level performance and efficient delivery of inventory at the lowest cost. Oversee over US$8MM inventory to support 97% fill rate.

  • Monitors demands and supply flow of over 1,000 items to minimize backorders and maximized fill rates up to 98%.
  • Managed the manufacturing planning of instruments and the exceptions associated to ensure 100% availability.
  • Responsible for the analysis of engineering change notifications (ECN), completing efficiently all tasks assigned, including tasks associated with financial implications.
  • Developed, implemented and manages Kanban Supply Process for high runner/steady demand items that contributed 28% (800K) inventory cost reduction in one product line in 2013.
  • Analyze sales forecast vs. actual demand to support 95% Forecast accuracy goal and help maintain high integrity of all planning ERP outcomes such as Plan PO/WO and MRP exception messages for efficient execution.
  • Initiated a Six Sigma project focused in a leaner PO approval and execution processes to ultimately reduce Back Order ratio by 50%.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MA
Logistics Management
2

Supply Planner Supervisor

Directed Supply Planning function in Inventory Management and managed PO/invoice pricing discrepancies. Performed recruiting and managed staff of Supply Planners.

  • Reviewed processes and developed training documentation, ensuring consistency for all buying teams.
  • Collaborated with IM Directors and Vice President, ensuring Supply Planning function met expectations, including follow-up on late shipments and shortages.
  • Reduced on-hand inventory by coordinating RTVs. Collaborated with Demand Planners and vendors nationally, achieving quarterly returns averaging $5-$10M.
  • Selected as key coordinator of national teacher reward program "A Day Made Better, " involving development, assembly, and delivery of kits stocked with hundreds of items across multiple facilities.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
3

Supply Planner

Managed the strategic planning of manufacturing and inventory across a diverse portfolio of Heinz brands with progression of responsibility based on volume and complexity.

  • Planned production for internal and co-manufacturing facilities supplying core brands, including Ore-Ida, Heinz Homestyle Gravy, Lea & Perrins, Heinz 57 Steak Sauce, Bagel Bites and TGIF.
  • Consistently delivered and exceeded +99% case fill rate for all brands while managing $100MM of inventory, exceeding annual inventory target reduction.
  • Achieved 86% rail utilization in FY14, resulting in $2MM of transportation savings.
  • Drove best-practice implementation and execution within Supply Planning department to streamline efficiencies across planners.
  • Led and implemented Manugistics Collaborate across co-manufacturers to allow efficient sharing of data and information utilizing standardized business processes.
  • Developed quarterly and annual budgets for production and deployment costs and capacity requirements to support operational objectives and key performance indicators.
  • Led monthly collaborative meetings between Operations, Sales, and Marketing, communicating supply chain constraints and providing recommendations for resolution.
  • Provided supply planning expertise for the commercialization of new products, as well as coordinated activities that impacted the Brand's ability to maintain constant and sufficient product supply.
  • Supervised department Co-Op/Internship program, providing mentorship and training with successful record of full-time conversion upon student graduation.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Supply Chain And Information Systems
Planning Level Ii Certified
4

Supply Planner

Managed Supply Chain processes including innovation launch execution, supplier development, and production performance results analysis and reporting.

  • Planned shipments to satellite warehouses using product management software.
  • Created and managed production schedule based on product availability and time constraints.
  • Identified sourcing change for Aquafina water to El Paso that created $25M annual savings.
  • Developed production schedule in Excel that created paper waste savings for plant.
  • Reduced OOS levels to .59% in 2009 resulting in "Best of the Best" award.
  • Developed innovation launch tool for successful deployment of product without demand forecast.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Information Systems
5

Senior Supply Planner

  • Responsible for leading IKEA vendors to achieve everyday product availability, generating $35 million in annual sales volume.
  • Analyzed sales demand to prevent product shortage and vendor capacity issues. Communicated with multiple parts of the organization to find solutions to supply gaps.
  • Spearheaded process improvement projects to reduce vendor cost savings by $750,000 and a two day total lead-time reduction.
  • Promoted to Senior Supply Planner position to manage prioritized vendors, train new coworkers, and to provide an advanced leadership role in one or more supply planning processes.
  • Awarded the IKEA Values and Culture award in 2010 and 2011.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing And Management
6

Inventory Planning- Supply Planner

In conjunction with management team, derived the procurement schedule and capacity plan for assigned suppliers.

  • Analyzed, developed and implemented inventory and procurement plans that maximize service levels objectives at the lowest delivered cost.
  • Actively involved in the inventory systems development projects.
  • Developed new product procurement and inventory plans to ensure successful rollout.
  • Identified potential capacity restrictions which impact goals and develop plans to alleviate restrictions
  • Monitored inventory stock levels on a daily basis to resolve stock outs, low inventory and excess stock levels for assigned product lines.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Business Management
7

Supply Planner

Executed inventory strategies and issued production orders for assigned multiple product codes and ensured smooth flow of raw materials and finished goods through the supply chain to meet required delivery dates.

  • Collaborated with logistics, demand planning and merchandising to convert 2 million units of core products to regional distribution by utilizing inventory strategies designed to maximize customer service levels.
  • Partnered with product development team to ensure pre-production test units follow the factory placement schedule.
  • Validated lead times and determined push trigger dates for all sources and programs, balancing capacity and demand requirements.
  • Planned raw material projections for manufacturing facilities.
  • Prepared monthly inventory and sales analysis for management and sales and operations discussions.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
8

Supply Chain Demand and Supply Planner - NA Residential and Light Commercial Sale & Operations

Responsible for developing and executing planning and forecasting, purchasing products, supporting end-of-life (EOL) and new product introduction (NPI)

  • Drove 8 quarters of rolling forecast and supply visibility in Oracle MRP system to ensure the right parts at the right time and in the right amount to achieve revenue & Order to Deliver (OTD) target.
  • Collaborated with Channel Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Finance, and Purchasing to ensure adequate product development execution and regional inventory balancing.
  • Worked with IT and developed a demand and supply tracking tool called Horizontal Report to monitor daily demand ( sales orders, forecast) and supply ( on hand, purchase orders) picture.
  • Hosted global Supply and Demand meetings to review revenue and exceptions with global upper management.
  • Developed a perpetual model and modified the existing forecast tools to best reflect the business needs, which improved forecast accuracy by 45%.
  • Developed a tool to track days of inventory supply for global business units, resulting in $5.7M inventory reduction for two quarters this year.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Management Information Systems
9

Supply Planner

Utilized MANUGISTICS to generate weekly Master Production Schedule for approximately 200 Suave Hair items across 6 locations and 13 lines to cover customer requirements and fit within available system capacity.

  • Executed transition of two major product lines - Suave 22.5z Naturals and 32z Professionals - minimizing component and finish good liability while maintaining customer service.
  • Managed about 3 MM units in shipments in a typical week.
  • Partnered with Forecasting Team to achieve quarterly inventory targets of approximately $30MM (Cost of Goods Sold) for Suave Hair Category.
  • Actively participated in Project Management Team and Innovation Meetings insuring that promotional programs were flawlessly executed on time in full.
  • Rebalanced inventory in regional network of 8 DC's to maintain targeted customer service level of 98%.
Candidate Info
41
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Mathematics
BS
Electrical Engineering
10

Global Supply Planner

Instrumental in bringing Asia/Pacific region up on planning system, which consolidated all purchases, leading to reduced global inventory levels.

  • Worked with sales, marketing and customer service ensuring successful product line transition, which ensured low stock levels prior to product obsolescence.
  • Managed key account customer orders optimizing fill rate and reducing customer fines.
  • Designed and maintained databases for key account metrics and daily reports.
  • Supported postponement operation by scheduling work orders reducing lead-time by 45 days.
  • Allocated under-supplied products to customers, minimizing fines from key account customers.
  • Planned and prepared production schedules for outsourced products.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration

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