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Planning Analyst

Location

Sheboygan, WI

Job Summary

We are seeking an individual for the position of Planning Analyst. This position is responsible for the process of generating and analyzing data and reports for the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOPs) process as well as for the process of analyzing, developing and maintaining all reorder points and lead times in the ERP system.

Responsibilties

Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOPs)

  • Facilitates all meetings including the monthly preparation meetings and the monthly executive review meetings. 
  • Works with the Category Managers on historical sales and forecasts.
  • Works with Operations and Procurement personnel on historical and projected production and capacities. 
  • Conducts analysis of sales, forecasts, production and capacities and generates reports in Excel and in the Business Intelligence software.
  • Updates related planning triggers in the ERP system; ie. Reorder points, lead times.
  • Assists with the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the Vollrath SIOPs process.  

Planning Trigger Management

  • Responsible for the process of analyzing, developing and maintaining all reorder points and lead times in the ERP system.  
  • Works with the Planners throughout the company on reorder point and related reviews.
  • Part of a team responsible for the development and implementation of product replenishment and other related planning programs and best practices on a global basis. 

Service Levels

  • Responsible for facilitating ongoing backorder analysis including a weekly backorder meeting
  • Maintain database of backorder data
  • Analyze and assist in developing service level improvements for the  Supply chain organization

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a Major in Supply Chain or Materials Management
  • Experience:  Internship at a Manufacturer preferred

Skills/Traits:

  • Strong PC and ERP-based skills.  Solid Excel skills are required.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and problem solving abilities
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Ability to work with all levels of Management
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