Supply Chain Planner

AP Professionals of WNY
May 8, 2018
Job Type


Supply Chain Planner


  • Develop deployment strategy based on current demand and production plans at the sku location level Plan, create, change, and complete purchase orders within SAP
  • Communicate purchase plans with contract manufacturers
  • Manage potential inventory shortage reports. Take action to reduce shortages to customers
  • Communicate customer shortages to Customer Service Representatives where appropriate
  • Communicate significant inventory shortages to Supply Planners and/or Sales Channel Service Managers
  • Maintain distribution center inbound schedule database
  • Maintain the plant outbound shipment load plan
  • Maximize Stock transfer order freight utilization
  • Track and develop improvement plans to reduce unplanned shortages
  • Analyze and review inventory to minimize spoilage
  • Develops actionable plans to improve customer order fill rate
  • Maintain 3rd Party Transportation Providers inbound Scheduling tool


  • Bachelor’s degree in business
  • 3+ years of logistical planning experience preferred
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, distribution, and customer service
  • APICS certification or matriculation towards certification preferred Professional certification preferred (e.g.; APICS)
  • Strong statistical and spreadsheet analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic financial analysis
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong PC proficiency to include Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, advanced proficiency in Excel
  • SAP or related systems experience preferred
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