PLANNER REPLENISHMENT

Date:  May 11, 2024
Location: 

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.

 

Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day.

 

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SummaryThe Replenishment Planner is responsible for developing a material delivery plan that ensures uninterrupted supply to support operations and/or customer. The material delivery plan optimizes our inventory investment, and execution of the material delivery plan is closely monitored and managed to proactively address outliers.   The Replenishment Planner reports directly to the Sr. Supply Planning Manager.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Develop and optimize a material delivery plan that balances operations and inventory turns while maximizing customer order fill rate.
  • Manage supplier delivery performance to minimize variability between expected and actual delivery.
  • Ensure raw material delivery and inventory plans support production needs with no interruption.
  • Establish and implement analysis of sales forecast against actual sales to identify and address variability that will influence future inventory and fill rate performance.
  • Monitor customer on time / in full delivery performance and mitigate key drivers impacting performance.
  • Manage supplier performance to deliver industry leading product lead times and inventory turns.
  • Enhance supplier development by communicating performance standards, developing improvement initiatives and actively soliciting and providing formal feedback.
  • Collaborate with supporting functions to ensure plans are realized:  Manufacturing, Sourcing, Quality, Inventory Control, Engineering, and Finance.
  • Support new product planning process to ensure material planning needs are incorporated and executed.
  • Translate future production and purchasing plans into inventory investment projections that meet our inventory turns goals and ensure plans are executed.
  • Identify and implement efficiency improvements within our supply chain, both physical and transactional.

Competencies:

 To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Drive for Results – Initiates necessary action to meet or exceed expected business outcomes; focuses on key metric performance and trending; adjusts plans and efforts accordingly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; excellent group presentation skills.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Builds a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


Qualifications:

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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field required.
  • At least 3 years of supply chain experience required. 
  • Experience directly engaging with and managing suppliers.
  • Experience working in a global supply chain environment managing replenishment and suppliers based internationally & domestically (US, Asia, Europe).
  • Demonstrated success at problem solving, decision making, and managing ambiguity within a business environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multitask required.
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems. Experience with SAP a positive.  Planning using SAP S4 HANA and IBP preferred. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software required.
  • APICS CPIM certification preferred.

 

 

 

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

 


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