Senior supply planner

Company Name:
Senior Supply Planner
Location: Davidson, NC Category: Supply Chain & Logistics
Type: Direct Hire Reference: US_EN_7_20736_39699999
Posted: March 13,2014 Salary: $60000 - $65000 Annually
Senior Supply Planner Job in Davidson, NC
We are looking for a Senior Supply Planner to fill a direct-hire job opportunity with one of the largest direct marketers and high-end distributers of industrial product and supplies in Davidson, NC. Our client is looking to add a sharp Senior Supply Planner to their Purchasing team that will maintain proper inventory levels to fulfill the demand requirements of a variety of product lines.
Daily responsibilities and duties for this job include meeting with Merchandise
and Product Managers, reviewing and placing purchase orders to the fulfillment centers for assigned suppliers, expediting and creating alternative solutions to resolve backorders, coordination of supplier strategies as developed by the Product Managers, and identification of slow moving inventory and initiating returns to suppliers or devise strategies to sell through product using marketing and promotions. There will also be negotiating with Product Managers and supplier to ensure the lowest price as well as working with suppliers for performance improvement opportunities. This role will also work with the Demand Planning team to optimize supply and demand and work with other cross-functional teams as well as presenting strategies and supply plans to the group.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related field and/or equivalent experience in equal Purchasing and Forecasting/Demand Planning. They will also have
proficiency in the MS Office Suite in particular strong Excel skills, excellent written and verbal communication, with very strong analytical and organizational and decision making skills. Knowledge of JDA Demand or Supply Chain modules is preferred. This candidate will have strong negotiation and follow-up skills and experience with descriptive statistics and purchasing analysis. APICS certification in Forecasting or Production & Inventory Management preferred, but not required. This candidate must be able to work through and analyze purchasing tools to make the best supplier and inventory decisions.
This industrial supplier offers an excellent work-life balance with paid time off, paid holidays, and excellent benefit offerings for the individual and family. The work environment is one that is focused on fostering the company's culture in this department as well as company-wide to ensure the company's vision and mission statement is fulfilled.
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