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Senior Material Planner


Job Summary

Stamford, CT
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Senior Material Planner

About the Job


Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales. Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for?

Responsible for a highly complex and low system integration portfolio of raw, packaging and SFG materials for North America Laundry & Home Care. Lead S&OP, supplier reviews and runout analysis on a monthly basis. Owns cross-functional relationships with Plants, Finished Good Planning, Suppliers and Project Inventory Management teams.



What we offer\:


• Support over $3 Billion Gross Sales for NA L & HC with sustained service level of 98% through exceptional Material Planning and Inventory controls.

• Responsible for NA End to End Raw/Pack/SFG Materials Planning to support internal and external manufacturing locations with an average range of materials between 300 – 500 items and over $30M in purchasing spend a year.

• Analyze capacity, lead supplier, Critical Item Review and S&OP discussions.

• Analyze forecasts, lead times, safety stock and other material master data as needed for assigned direct materials.

• Manage Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers execution to Purchase Order requested delivery date and quantity.

• Prepare and present obsolete material reports and inventory aging reports on a monthly basis to appropriate teams

• Work with Supply Planning and PIM teams to manage raw and packaging component run-out to minimize write-offs.

• Manage category inventory targets with minimal write-off exposure

• Collaborate with purchasing to ensure appropriate lead times and minimum order quantities are in effect.

• Drive escalations to ensure appropriate mitigation plans are in place for out of stock or at risk materials.

• Create ProWeb purchase requisitions and support SSC in invoice discrepancies as needed.

• Monthly/Adhoc Report creation and management


Who we are looking for\:

• Bachelor Degree required
• 8-10 years of experience in production planning and scheduling
• Fundamental skills in MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Visio, and Power BI reporting are preferred

• Strong analytical and communication skills – demonstrated ability to communicate and present to all levels of an organization

• Demonstrated knowledge of MRP processes and systems (SAP, APO or other ERP systems) required

• Demonstrated ability to identify issues, conduct root cause analysis and take action to fix issues

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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