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Are you an ambitious, multi-tasker who can solve problems in a fast-paced environment that loves BACON? Then you should join us in growing one of America’s top 25 consumer packaged goods companies, Smithfield Foods!
The Supply Chain team is looking for motivated professionals to facilitate the distribution of our great products to customers and consumers. These personnel can analyze production metrics against market needs in Supply & Demand Planning, focus on product transportation through Logistics, or ensure the shelves of your local grocery store are stocked by Direct Store Delivery.
The Senior Supply Planner is responsible for master production scheduling & the management of finished goods, work in process, excess & obsolete inventory. Typically, candidates will be assigned to large and/or complex production networks. This position is a key driver in creating, planning and coordinating with production schedulers, while balancing customer service levels, capacity constraints and minimizing distressed product risks. The role is tasked with maintaining strong partnerships with manufacturing operations & plant schedulers to manage stock levels – as well as, using data insights to establish critical system parameters towards Target & Safety Stock settings. Manages data horizons of 26 – 52 weeks for capacity planning of production/labor resources. The role also balances available stock within the distribution network for operational efficiencies with base & pre-build business situations. Senior Supply Planners will also be leveraged for mentoring other supply planners & be viewed as informal leaders within the supply planning organization.
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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but may act as a lead by providing training and guidance to others in Supply Planning.
Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.