Supply Chain Promotions Planner - Hybrid

Supply Chain Promotions Planner - Hybrid

Martin Brower | Des Plaines, IL, 60018, US
Salary Range:$44,000 – $63,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Position Summary:

The Supply Chain Promotions Planner is responsible for end to end communication and execution of all promotions (Toys, Food, Games, Packaging). The Promotions Planner is also responsible for ensuring appropriate Distribution Center (DC) in-stock and service levels while ensuring productive inventory turns at the most optimal cost to the business. Responsible for collaborating with Suppliers, Freight Companies, and Distribution Centers to ensure a seamless flow of inventory from Supplier to DC.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

* Monitors and plans promotional toy inventory levels.
* Ensures optimal inventory levels for promotional products to meet metrics including customer fill rate, inventory turns, premium freight and order change rates.
* Manage Supplier performance to improve overall supply chain performance and resolve chronic issues such as Lead Time, Fill Rate, Data Quality, Cost Accuracy, etc. to ensure a best-in class supply chain.
* Collaborate with key partners internal and external including to obtain consistent forecast inputs and successful execution of promotions and new item launches.
* Coordinates and collaborates with supply chain partners to strategize inventory fulfillment in support of marketing initiatives.
* Confirm sufficient inventory supply with Suppliers and track Purchase Orders from Supplier to receipt at DC.
* Resolves promotional product and transportation issues by coordinating solutions.
* Gathers, reviews, and disseminates new product information and product changes to internal departments to ensure accurate product information. Manages item transitions and plans for proper levels of inventory to ensure a smooth transition.
* Accurately maintains product master data, pricing and vendor information in the replenishment system.
* Analyze and interpret multiple sources of data and reports to determine the best course of action or identify new opportunities to meet customer specific requirements. Create adhoc reporting when needed.
* Work on projects assigned to support existing customers, new business development, or process improvement.
* Coordinates and/or communicates DCA dates for all products and all DC's
* Other projects or duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Statistics, Mathematics or related field and 1 year of experience in Supply Chain Planning, Inventory Management, Purchasing, or Analytics; OR High School Diploma and 2+ years of experience in Supply Chain Planning, Inventory Management, Purchasing, or Analytics Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
* Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with various deadlines.
* Strong collaboration and relationship building through cross functional alignment and delivery of initiatives.
* This position requires interaction with internal/external customers. Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of management, peers, and clients as necessary.
* Critical thinking skills required to analyze data with ability to define root cause, and corrective action.
* Demonstrated communication, collaboration and leadership skills.
* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suite of tools such as excel, PowerPoint, etc.
* Excellent task prioritization, follow-up, and customer service skills required.
* This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

* Experience working in a retail or restaurant supply chain
* Experience with J.D. Edwards, JDA, and PowerBI


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.