International Vitamin Corporation Supply Planner, Finished Goods in Greenville, South Carolina
International Vitamin Corporation (IVC) is a leading global manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements with more than half a century of private label and contract manufacturing experience, an impeccable quality and regulatory compliance record, and with new resources focused on enriching the health and lives of others. We currently have an opening for a Finished Goods Planner as part of our Supply Planning team in our Greenville, SC location.
As an experienced Planner, will partner with peers and colleagues to seek opportunities to continuously improve our supply planning processes, demonstrate high level of commitment to service to our customers and support operations while maintaining inventory targets.
The role is responsible for finished goods planning activities ensuring customer requirements are met, avoiding customer production shortages, controlling obsolescence through inventory control and partnering with operations to maximize throughput and prevent unscheduled downtime. Role will follow all processes associated with supply planning to ensure support of manufacturing across our North American manufacturing facilities (6 locations) as assigned.
Owns supply planning activities, supporting SIOP, plant efficiencies, and customer service and finished good inventory targets.
Plans and prioritizes production to ensure maximum operations performance while protecting customer service targets. Performs analysis and makes recommendations to gain further efficiencies.
Takes responsibility for making recommendations to balance inventory levels to prevent out of stock conditions or late shipments. Investigates alternatives to streamline inventory levels and implements effective solutions.
Identifies any future FG shortages and provides insight to Customer Service team ahead of time to assist Customer communication and allow accurate cut coding.
Works cross functionally to support all new and changes to products; Owns planning for new products to ship on time, in full, and ship in full for their assigned portfolio.
Identifies and addresses issues when they arise, aiming for minimum disruption.
Works to find root cause of issues and partners with the wider team to find sustainable solutions.
Shows personal commitment to enhancing planning, business understanding and customer focus skills, demonstrating growth with the goal of continuous improvement in cost and delivery.
Partners with production to increase understanding of line constraints, line scheduling for increased efficiency, and impact on capacity.
3+ years (preferred) of supply chain process experience in supply planning and / or material planning
Bachelor’s degree in business, preferably in supply chain
Excellent communication skills
Effective collaborator with demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
Experience with ERP systems, preferably Oracle
Ability to prioritize own work load, with strong organizational and problem-solving skills
Comfortable working with Microsoft Office suite of products, especially Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables and vlookups).
External Company URL: http://www.ivcinc.com
Street: 4615 Dairy Drive