Sr. Replenishment Planner

Date:  Dec 3, 2022
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. 

 

Discover What’s Possible with a career, at Weber.

 

Summary:

The Senior Replenishment Planner is responsible for developing a material delivery plan that ensures uninterrupted supply to support factory operations and/or customer demand while optimizing Weber’s inventory investment.  Execution of the material delivery plans are closely monitored and managed by the Replenishment Planner to proactively address exceptions & outliers.   The Senior Replenishment Planner reports directly to the Director, Supply Planning.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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 order fill rate 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.

  • Assume Materials Team leadership role on one or more of the team’s key performance indicators, coordinating review, assessment, feedback and action plans.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Supply Chain Management or Business required.

  • At least 5 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 APO preferred. 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software required.

  • APICS CPIM certification preferred.

 

 

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits
  • Flexibility & Remote Work
  • 401(k) plans with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Maternity & Paternity leave
  • An unmatched employee discount
  • New hire grill credit
  • State-of-the-art Grill Academy located at Headquarters
  • Fitness Center at Headquarters
  • Tuition assistance

 

 

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.

 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago