Supply Planner - Waukegan, IL
Company: Medline Industries, Inc.
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Medline has an immediate opening for a Supply Planner located in
Waukegan, IL. Under general supervision, the Supply Planner is
responsible for translating demand plans into supply plans. They
support demand planning by ensuring strong in-stock and service
level through maintaining inventory levels, safety stock
parameters, and lead times for component or finished good
inventory. They are also responsible for working with internal and
external partners to translate supply plan into purchase order/work
order workload. Core Job Responsibilities: Collaborate with plants,
suppliers, and logistics to ensure a seamless flow of inventory.
Coordinate and follow-up with suppliers, operations and warehousing
regarding late orders, material outages, and/or special projects.
Manage purchase order/work order size based on service commitments,
existing inventory on hand, and lead times. Manage lead times to
drive operational efficiency and improve service. Manage inventory
turns and safety stock parameters, minimize surplus/obsolescence,
and provide consistent input into workload plans. Understand
plant/supplier capacity, lead-time and operational plans, to ensure
proper inventory is maintained. Collaborate with demand planning to
understand the impact of forecast changes and translate demand plan
into inventory needs. Communicate with peers and escalate to
leadership team when potential supply issues arise. Utilize
system-generated reports to determine priorities, to identify and
resolve potential issues, and to confirm/communicate results.
Create ad hoc reporting when needed. Perform weekly root cause
analysis. Minimum Job Requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination Please be
aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position
to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require
the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully
vaccinated by their start date. Medline is an equal opportunity
employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those
individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent
with federal, state, and local law. Education: Bachelor's degree in
Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Finance, Accounting,
Information Systems, Mathematics, Applied Statistics, or related
field. Work Experience: At least 2 years of experience in
operations and/or supply chain. Experience communicating with
internal and external business partners and cross functional teams
at various levels. Experience applying concepts of basic algebra
and/or statistics. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Intermediate level
skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting
borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap,
sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Access (for example:
designing and creating simple queries, modifying data types, adding
dates, working with required fields and/or creating labels).
Preferred Qualifications: Certification / Licensure: APICS
certification Work Experience: Experience analyzing and reporting
data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive
improvement of results and find solutions. Experience interpreting
and communicating results of analysis to various audiences.
Experience taking the steps to ensure the assignment/ project is
accomplished within tight timeframes. Experience processing all
relevant details, understanding and prioritizing their importance
and drawing clear and concise conclusions. Experience forecasting
in sales, marketing operations, finance and manufacturing.
Experience controlling and coordinating concurrent projects,
competing priorities and critical deadlines. Experience
communicating with internal and external business partners and
cross functional teams at various levels.
Keywords: Medline Industries, Inc., Waukegan , Supply Planner - Waukegan, IL, Other , Waukegan, Illinois
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