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Supply Chain Planning Consultant

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Start Date: 11/12/2020
  • Job ID: 20-00568
  • Posting Date: 11/12/2020
  • Job Type: Contract
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Responsible for managing overall inventory levels across stocking locations to optimize business results and drive core performance metrics. Foster competitive advantage through delivering an improved in-stock position, efficient flow of goods, optimized inventory dollars, and reduced logistic costs. This position requires ongoing collaboration with Supply and Demand Planners, Customer Supply Chain, Sales, and Transportation & Logistics in order to facilitate the common goal of delivering service excellence.

  • Manage deployment orders daily to ensure optimal service and inventory levels are being managed by reviewing SAP and Alert Monitor for exception-based planning
  • Manage transships and optimize report to manage service and reduce inventory levels
  • Collaborate with Supply Planning, Transportation and Customer Service to resolve inventory relate issues
  • Ensure ongoing truck load compliance, optimize truckload utilization to maximize loads and reduce cost
  • Troubleshoot deployment and transship related issues to determine root cause and prevent future and re-occurring issues
  • Other projects as assigned
  • 2+ years of Supply Chain/Logistics experience
  • Experience in Supply Chain/Logistics Planning, Demand Planning and Sales & Operations Planning
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate in an ERP system (SAP preferred)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Solid interpersonal, negotiation & problem-solving aptitude
  • Proactive and committed to delivering results in a fast paced, demanding, service-oriented environment
  • Strong analytical skills; quickly able to identify trends, opportunities and business solutions
  • Ability to think strategically and focus on delivering against objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to drive collaboration and work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
Posted by Samantha Kuncio
Technical Recruiter
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