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

Position Summary:

Our Supply Chain Planning team is based out of our Tewksbury, MA headquarters location on Ames Pond. Reporting to the Director of Supply Chain Planning, the Supply Chain Planner is 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. This is a great opportunity for a Supply Chain professional with 2-3 years of experience within a consumer products manufacturer who is seeking a professional development opportunity.

 

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.
  • Drive 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).
  • 2+ years of ‘retail facing’ supply chain planning experience within diverse manufacturing environments or consumer products industry verticals.
  • Strong analytic skills & report writing proficiency.
  • 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/Highly Proficient experience with Microsoft Excel required (Microsoft Access a plus).
  • 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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