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Job ID:  64502
Date:  Jan 25, 2023
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  Business Unit Savory

Supply & Inventory Planner - Germantown, WI

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Supply & Inventory Planner

Location: Germantown, WI



What You’ll Do:


As a Supply and Inventory Planner, you will support a diverse portfolio of primarily dairy concentrates and flavors, that requires managing the supply of both large quantities of bulk dairy commodities like cheese & butter and small quantities of highly specialized enzymes, flavor chemicals and other specialty raw materials. Due to our storage ability, though flexible, is not able to be expanded quickly, and requires an understanding of both planning principal and creativity for adjusting plans with space constraints in mind.



Your Key Responsibilities:


  • Support the planning of finished goods and intermediate production for 500+ materials on a weekly basis within OMP planning production environments
  • Support customer service with detailed information about material availability, and incorporate customer expedite requests into the production plan/schedule
  • Operate within and continuously improve existing planning processes
  • Support the Sales & Operation Planning process by receiving and interpreting plant capacity, providing input for the supply review, and participating in the monthly operations review
  • Act as a liaison between business management and supply chain management to manufacturing to execute new product development and discontinuation
  • Responsible for make-to-stock inventory levels and on time delivery performance
  • Responsible for stocking strategies on intermediate stock to support make-to-stock finished goods strategy
  • Promote a safe and healthy work environment
  • Identify alternative supply plans between production facilities to support business growth
  • Present weekly current and mid-range plan to operations and plant management
  • Responsible for various weekly reports and monthly KPI reporting
  • Quickly process information and decisively act to the benefit of market movements



You Bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or equivalent.
  • Preferred 3 years planning/scheduling experience, with demonstrated execution and responsibility with a manufacturing plant, or equivalent plant level experience.
  • A demonstrated ability to navigate multilevel bills of material, including phantoms.
  • Have excellent communication skills and ability to discuss and influence the organization from line managers to plant and program managers
  • Highly organized with a strong sense of urgency, and ability to multi-task with high attention to details
  • Experience with SAP is preferred
  • Strong Experience with planning processes in a manufacturing environment including capacity management and hours-based planning/scheduling
  • Excellent Computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office applications



How to Apply:


Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by uploading your resume in English via our career portal The procedure will generally be in line with the DSM application process outlined on the DSM career website. Due to privacy regulations, we can only actively interact with applications via our career portal.



Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and
affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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