Supply Planner

  • Location: Mount Prospect, IL
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • On-Site
  • Job #8596


  • Insures supply of material to support demand which may include assisting in resolving shortages, assisting in allocations of limited materials, and preventing potential schedule interruptions
  • Ensure gaps in ability to supply are addressed, scenarios established and issues appropriately escalated
  • Works with manufacturing to help create production plans and meets inventory targets for finished goods
  • Analyzes inventory and forecasting performance and identifies process improvements
  • Participates in monthly Regional and Global Supply Reviews as part of the S&OP process
  • Supports introduction of New Products
  • Supports discontinuation of Products
  • Work collaboratively with all functional areas of the business, i.e.: Sales & Marketing, Finance, Operations, Demand Planning and Purchasing to solve problems and identify business improvement opportunities
  • Leverage system settings and parameters to drive planning efficiency
  • Manage Schedule Agreements and/or Purchase Orders for inbound finished goods and assemblies
  • Communicates supply position to the business and performs “what if” analyses as required
  • Maintains planning system and master data integrity as well as keeps assigned documentation updated following all departmental policies, corporate procedures and work instructions
  • Contributes to business process definition and documentation and generally supports Supply Chain performance improvement
  • Plan, manage and control the finished goods supply to ensure customer demand fulfillment is balanced with service, delivery and stock performance


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related field, certification in APICS CSCP/CPIM is preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience using skills as a seasoned, experienced professional in planning, production and inventory control and supply chain
  • Experience with ERP preferred
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization
  • Effective project management, team skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Solid problem solving and analysis skills
  • Strong multi-tasking ability as well as ability to manage deadlines in dynamic environment

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mount Prospect, IL 60056: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Microsoft Excel: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Barry GraffBarry Graff

Managing Director, Supply Chain Recruiting

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