Plant PlannerPosition Title: Plant Planner
Posted: June 23, 2020
Company: Hill's Pet Nutrition Indiana Inc
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The Plant Planner position is responsible for developing the daily production schedules in alignment with Customer Service and Operational requirements. In addition, the Plant Planner maintains vendor relations and maintains the supply/availability of raw and packaging materials to support the production schedules.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
-Develop weekly/daily/monthly production schedules from the Master Schedule
-Coordinate manufacturing needs to insure the plant is adhering to production schedules while minimizing labor cost and meeting cycle-time inventory (CTI) goals.
-Review demand from SAP/APO to develop a production schedule to meet customer demands where appropriate; logistics and capacity constraints and Operations/Making parameters.
-Ensure inventory of finished goods, and ordering raw and packaging materials to support production requirements, service needs and working capital objectives.
-Manage raw and packaging materials coverage in order to maintain inventory levels.
-Ensure data integrity of SAP/APO to include demand, inventory levels, BOMs, and material masters.
-Work cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing, R&D and Supply Chain in order to plan for changes and new development in the workplace.
-Maintain open lines of communication with key vendors and sharing information relevant to changes in the business to continue the development of the partnership.
-Ability to conduct/facilitate weekly scheduling and monthly capacity meetings
-Timely reporting of key performance indicators (KPIs) to include schedule adherence, case fill, and inventory returns.
-Participate on the Vendor Continuous Improvement Teams representing the Supply Chain Team.
-Support plant initiatives through involvement of activities/functions outside of Materials Planning
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.
Job Type: Full Time
Basic qualifications include:
B.A./B.S. degree; business, engineering, logistics, planning or related field required
At least 1+ year of manufacturing environment experience
Working knowledge of logistics and manufacturing systems (SAP) required
Proficiency in Excel or Google Sheets required
Minimum 3 years planning and/or logistics experience
Experience applying analytical skills preferred
Expected areas of skills:
Planning and organization skills
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate and express ideas with other team members
SAP R3 system experience required
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Career Level: Mid Level
How To Apply: https://jobs.colgate.com/hills/job/Richmond-Plant-Planner-IN-47374/655879200/?locale=en_US
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.
Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.
Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.
HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.
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