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Supply Chain Planner - Tewksbury, MA << Back to Careers

Position Summary: Our Operations Team at WellPet is made up of passionate professionals who understand the difference our products make in the lives of pets.  They work cross functionally to ensure our products are readily available for pets to enjoy! Are you interested in joining our team as a Supply Chain Planner and building strong planning programs around the growth of our family of brands? Reporting to the Senior Manager of Supply Chain Planning, you will be responsible for the timely production planning of finished goods and for all communication and coordination between our manufacturing facility and partners, and all supporting disciplines.

 

Specifically, you will:

  • Plan/Procure Finished Goods in support of our demand forecasts and inventory goals
  • Maintain and track supply chain planning metrics critical to customer fulfillment, product freshness, inventory management & co-manufacturing vendor performance
  • Drive all planning operations required to achieve on-time monthly schedule
  • Key driver of the co-manufacturer vendor-WellPet relationship, track finished products yield performance, ensure production, testing and delivery of finished goods per WellPet required lead times
  • Support the marketing group with transition of inventory related to new product launches, line extensions, and any other changes
  • Work with existing suppliers on an ongoing basis to support program and product requirements
  • Support the Sales & Operations Planning process by collecting data, preparing presentations, etc
  • Travel to suppliers as needed
  • Live the WellPet Vision, Mission and Values and do whatever it takes for the pets who depend on us

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline (preferably Business Management, Operations Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Economics)
  • 5+ years of ‘retail facing’ supply chain planning experience within diverse manufacturing environments or consumer goods industry verticals
  • Proficient analytic skills & report writing
  • Strong, results-oriented professional with demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
  • Possesses extensive experience using ‘commercial off-the-shelf’ planning systems (Master Scheduling, DRP/MRP, ERP);  IFS ERP experience is a plus
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel required
  • Collaborative team player with exemplary work-ethic, and a can-do attitude

 

 

To apply, please send your resume to jobs@wellpet.com and include “Supply Chain Planner” in the subject line.



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