Supply Planner

Supply Planner

J&J Family of Companies | Fort Washington, PA, 19048, US
Salary Range:$58,000 – $74,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Supply Planner - 2206091434W


Zarbee's Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Supply Planner, located in Draper, UT (Preferred), a Johnson & Johnson Consumer location, or Remote in the United States.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., based in Skillman, N.J., is one of the world's largest consumer health and personal care products company. Our consumer companies produce many of the world's most trusted brands, among them JOHNSON'S® Baby, BAND-AID®, NEUTROGENA®, TYLENOL®, MOTRIN®, and LISTERINE®. Each one of our consumer businesses embraces innovative science to create products that anticipate consumer needs and create experiences that help them live healthy, vibrant lives.

On November 12, 2021, Johnson & Johnson announced plans to separate our Consumer Health business to create a new publicly traded company. The process of the planned separation is anticipated to be completed within 24 months, and it will be subject to legal requirements including consultation with employee representative bodies, as required, and other customary conditions and approvals. It is anticipated that, following conclusion of the transaction, you will be an employee of an entity within the newly created Consumer Health company and your employment will be governed by that company's employment processes, programs, policies, and benefit plans. In that case, details of any planned changes would be provided to you at an appropriate time and subject to any necessary consultation processes.

Zarbee's Naturals is a leadership brand in Dietary Supplements in the United States. It is our goal to be there for as many people as possible with carefully sourced, handpicked ingredients that make for a happy, thriving community. We've taken that, and our idea that you can never outgrow simple and wholesome, and created products for all ages. Today, Zarbee's is the #1 pediatrician-recommended cough syrup brand for kids 10 and under. Zarbee's now reaches consumers at every age with products that include: cough, soothers, vitamins, immunity, nasal sprays and more.

In this role, the Supply Planner will be responsible for ensuring product continuity of supply for all raw materials that fall under their assigned portfolio of products. This portfolio can include the following types of materials: (WIP) bulk, raw materials, and packaging components. The Supply Planner will also collaborate closely with the external manufacturing sites by managing component availability to ensure supply plans can be fulfilled, and actively mitigating and resolving any product supply and/or customer service issues. The Supply Planner will also manage raw material inventory levels, disposition of distressed inventory and execution of change controls

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Advise management and appropriate internal teams of the current and future status of raw material supply for existing products, as well as for future launches for their respective sites.

+ Raise any issues that will impact Zarbee's ability to meet customer needs and/or fulfilling targeted supply plans.

+ Coordinate issue resolution for deviations that may occur.

+ Be accountable for the following metrics: Unit Fill Rate (UFR), Supply Attainment and Purchase Order On-Time in Full (OTIF) and Slow-Moving and Obsolete (SLOB).

+ Manage and coordinate component and labeling changes with Zarbee's PM, QA and Regulatory and with EM sites.

+ Implement planning scenarios in support of meeting customer service and/or inventory targets with a focus on minimizing inventory, as appropriate.

+ Understand key drivers of inventory and seek to reduce overall inventory value while maintaining product supply.

+ Monitor both low and high inventory situations and take appropriate steps to minimize both customer service impact and obsolete inventory, including re-deploys to balance EM inventory levels.

+ Disposition E&O materials promptly to minimize inventory levels

+ Coordinate with FG Supply Planner to assess RM and component availability at assigned EM sites in order to support upcoming production schedules

+ Support master data setup in SAP/APO including, but not limited to, the following master data elements: material/product masters and BOM's. Ensure data accuracy for planning values, shutdowns, changeovers, and project work for those EM sites where Zarbee's planning tools are used.

+ Collaborate with project managers and/or appropriate personnel to ensure the SAP/cMAT material set up of all new codes for accurate system planning, the ability to cut POs and reporting and releasing capabilities.

+ Ensure that planning landmarks and results related to master data are communicated to the project teams and raised to appropriate personnel when deviations occur.



+ A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or higher

+ A minimum of four (4) years of professional business experience

+ Advanced knowledge of Excel (v-Lookups, Pivot tables, etc.)

+ Strong analytical and quantitative skills

+ Ability to demonstrate initiative and lateral thinking to problem solve/troubleshoot

+ Strong decision-making and communication skills


+ Ability to be located in Draper, UT (Preferred), a Johnson & Johnson Consumer location, or Remote in the United States and travel up to 10% domestic and international

+ Work experience in one or more of the following areas: Production Planning, Supply Chain Systems, Purchasing, and/or Material Planning.

+ Experience demonstrating strong cross-functional business insight and ability to influence

+ Successful leadership, planning management expertise, and critical thinking

+ Six Sigma and APICS certification

+ Experience with Tableau

+ Advanced SAP or other ERP systems knowledge

+ Familiarity with (local) regulations, DSHEA, Dietary Supplements, GMP, and/or ISO requirements

+ Demonstrated Material Requirements Planning (MRP) skills

+ A focused degree in business, supply chain, or production management

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $72,000 to $101,000.

The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation's performance over a calendar/performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company's discretion on an individual basis.

Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, long-term incentive, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. Additional information can be found through the link below.

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Zarbee's Inc. and the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At Johnson & Johnson, we're on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world's healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit

**Primary Location** NA-US-Utah-Draper

**Other Locations** NA-US-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington, NA-US-Pennsylvania-Lititz, NA-US-New Jersey-Piscataway, NA-US-Illinois-Buffalo Grove, NA-US-New Jersey-Skillman

**Organization** Zarbees (6263)

**Travel** Yes, 10 % of the Time

**Job Function** Inventory Planning/Control

**Req ID:** 2206091434W