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Demand Replenishment Planner- Perishable

Company: KeHE Distributors, LLC
Location: Naperville
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Demand Replenishment Planner- Perishable Job Locations US-IL-Naperville Posted Date 3 days ago (8/25/2022 3:45 PM) Category Supply Chain Company KeHE Distributors FLSA Status Exempt Requisition ID 2022-17435 Work Type Hybrid (Flex) OverviewGood people, working with good people, for our common good.KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!Primary Responsibilities The Demand Replenishment Planner is responsible for purchasing, inventory management, vendor management, and forecasting. The Demand Replenishment Planner operates within the perishable and fresh categories of the specialty and natural food industry. This role will work cooperatively and cross-functionally with other team members in sales, category management, transportation, warehouse operations, account management, brokers, and manufacturers. As with all positions at KeHE, we expect that all actions will be consistent with KeHE's Mission, Vision, and Values. Essential Functions

  • Achieve established service level, inventory, gross spoils, Forecast Accuracy, and bias KPIs for assigned products and categories.
  • Responsible for Purchase Order placement, Demand Forecasting, Order Management, and Inventory Health.
  • Ensure that the lowest cost-to-deliver decisions are made during the purchasing process by working cross-functionally with transportation, and warehouse operations.
  • Anticipate total network inventory position impact of sales promotional/seasonal volume projections, new item introductions and obsolete item discontinuation.
  • Utilize forecasting tools to quickly recognize changes in item-level sales trends and tune forecasts to drive the fulfillment equation.
  • Provide data driven insight and actionable feedback to all internal partners regarding quality/accuracy of event-based sales projections.
  • Regularly tuning ERP system parameters to drive optimal purchasing suggestions
  • Determining root cause and finding resolution for overstock and inventory at risk of spoiling Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude
    • 2-4 years of related supply chain experience preferred.
    • Bachelor's Degree in supply chain, Business, or related field preferred.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain concepts, Purchasing, Inventory Management, and their application Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:
      • Experience with Advanced Planning Software packages like Manhattan, Power BI, JDA Fulfillment, JDA Demand Planning, or E3 is strongly preferred.
      • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
      • Ability to apply cost-benefit analysis in their decision making.
      • A team player with a roll up your sleeves attitude and high sense of urgency.
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with focus on advanced Excel skills and analysis. Ability to manipulate and manage large volumes of data. Requisition ID 2022-17435 Equal Employer Opportunity Statement KeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, LLC, Naperville , Demand Replenishment Planner- Perishable, Other , Naperville, Illinois

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