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Job ID:  43205
Date:  Apr 7, 2021
Job function:  Supply Chain Management
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Master Planner, Premix (Nutrition Ingredients)- Parsippany, NJ

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 

More information can be found at www.dsm.com.


Our Planning team is ready to welcome you!   Are you ready to work for a company that  advocates healthy, enjoyable and accessible food and nutrition solutions for all, produced and consumed, respecting the limits of our planet?   We’re one of the world’s leading producers of essential nutrients. 

DSM's Premixes are customized blends of desired functional ingredients – vitamins, minerals, amino acids, nucleotides, nutraceuticals, prebiotics, fibers, herbs and more – in one single, efficient, homogenous premix.

As a Master Planner you have a business critical role. Your passion for numbers, details and providing workable solutions allows us to optimize production and meet client expectations.  You’ll be responsible for developing the master production schedule at an aggregate level across a complex supply network servicing DSM’s North America Human Nutrition & Health premix business. 

What can you expect in your work?  No day is the same and you will be working in a dynamic work environment.  


You will be responsible to:
•    Supervise detail Planner and DSM material planner and support personnel development
•    Create a rolling Master Production Schedule 
•    Balance supply versus demand using appropriate supply planning methods, tools and strategies 
•    Escalate supply issues at the Demand and Supply Review Meetings 
•    Review sales forecast with Demand Planning Manager monthly and suggest modifications 
•    Assist Commercial/Sales in priority setting when demand is greater than supply or capacity
•    Load balance across all sites and work with Sales where necessary to shift volumes to ensure continuity of supply
•    Help to identify ideal batch sizes and safety stock requirements with Supply Chain Team  
•    Build and provide rough-cut capacity planning (RCCP), scenario development and modeling for all three sites
•    Timely reporting of key metrics.


What does DSM have to offer you: 
•    a company with a purpose that is deeply rooted in our business strategy; where creating brighter lives is core to who we are and what we do
•    a place where great minds gather to reach smarter solutions as a result of collaboration
•    a culture that encourages its employees to keep pushing boundaries
•    commitment to nurturing and developing professional growth
•    competitive salary and benefits and the opportunity to be part of a global, multicultural team


What you will bring:
•    drive for results
•    eagerness to build relationships and work in teams
•    courage to launch new ideas and think outside the box
•    resilience and grit to keep moving forward
•    ability to multi-task in a fast moving environment

What we like to see in your experience:
•    Bachelor’s Degree, required; Business, Supply Chain/Logistics, Engineering or similar technical degree preferred
•    Minimum of 5 years of experience in planning/scheduling in a manufacturing environment
•    Batch manufacturing experience required
•    ERP knowledge and MRP running experiences, including: Master Production Scheduling, Detailed Production Planning, Capacity Management; SAP experience preferred
•    Supervisory experience/training others in a material planning environment
•    Strong project management, communication, persuasion and negotiation skills
•    APICS certification, Six Sigma training and/or chemical manufacturing background, a plus 


How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume via the career portal at (https://jobs.dsm.com/)
Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.  

About DSM Nutritional Products – Better health, brighter lives.
We keep the world’s growing population healthy across markets including food & beverages, dietary supplements, early-life nutrition, medical nutrition and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). We’re also helping to fight malnutrition around the world by working hand-in-hand with partners like the UN World Food Program to put micronutrients and fortified foods into the hands (and mouths) of those who need them most.


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DSM NA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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