At Schwan’s Company, we are afast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to ourcustomers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future,this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national,multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods throughhome-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popularbrands include Red Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda®Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® homedelivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit www.SchwansCompany.com.
We are hiring a Senior Inventory & Fulfillment Planner at our corporate offices in Bloomington, MN. In this role you will be responsible for ensuringthat all products sold are properly deployed from the source of production tothe point of customer sale to fulfill service objectives while minimizing costsin multiple locations. The Sr. Inventory & Fulfillment Planner is theSubject Matter Expert regarding driving service and financial objectivesthrough system utilization processes and reporting capabilities for maximumefficiency.
Whatyou will get from us:
Opportunity to work on exciting, strategic projects in partnershipwith key leaders: showcase your technical skills to make a big impact on the profitablegrowth of Schwan’s Company
A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being ofits employees
Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic,good-natured and highly skilled
Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package ofbenefits
Actively involved cross functionallywith Demand Planning, Customer Service, FSQ, Warehousing, Transportation, andSupply Planning, this position will develop and execute inventory strategies tosupport fill rate goals and inventory efficiencies.
Collaborates with business partnersto best utilize storage to minimize costs and increase profitability.
Creates purchase orders and stocktransfer orders utilizing ERP System within guidelines to maximizeprofitability. Establishes best methods in ERP System & overall processesincluding data integrity, reliable results, and consistent compliance to ensuredesired inventory levels and fill rate goals are achieved in all Depots, DC’s,RDC’s and3PL’s.
Utilizes reporting on daily/weeklybasis to maintain system to support and drive optimal inventory levels and totake corrective actions where possible.
Develops and implementsreplenishment models & timelines such as seasonality pre-builds, newlaunches, promotions, and existing items.
Performs analysis and reviews ofmin/max inventory levels throughout the distribution network, increase /decrease as necessary to support forecasts, service and financial objectives.
Reviews aging inventory on regularbasis to minimize obsolete or excess inventory creates and monitors actionplans to minimize inventory liability including follow up on hold and blockedInventory for disposition as well as inventory rebalancing.
Recommends product discontinuationto Demand Planning teams on slow moving SKU’s. Presents results and actionplans broadly to both internal and external departments and makesrecommendations for process improvements.
Maintains & provides SupplierSchedules to Co-pack partners on a weekly basis.
Leads departmental projects andtrains Inventory & Fulfillment Planners
Whatwe need from you:
Education: BA/BS in Supply Chain Operations Mathematics FinanceStatistics or similar areas.
- The desire to make a meaningful difference. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. We need someone who competes to win!
- Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
Must have greatcollaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely withcross-functional teams.
In-depth knowledge of multiple areas of the supply chain,logistics management, inventory/demand planning operations, distribution,transportation, and procurement.
Advanced mathematical skills with strong PC skills includingMicrosoft Office Suite (Word, Excel- vlookup/Pivot Tables, PowerPoint, andAccess) and with ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, JDA, BOBJ, Webi, etc.).
Independent worker and analytical thinker with the abilityto lead and do data analysis to resolve complex problems.
- Superior attention to detail and a high need for accuracy.
Superior communication skills (written, verbal,presentation).
Able to travel up to 10% of the time and maintain expectedperformance levels.
The employingsubsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutregard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, nationalorigin or other protected class.
SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc.US-Minnesota-BLOOMINGTON-MN-8500 NORMANDALE LAKE BOULEVARD (0517)Exempt