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Planning Analyst
Ref No.: 18-12301
Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
Start Date / End Date: 10/02/2018 to 09/02/2019
Title: Planning Analyst
Location: West Chester, PA
Duration: 11 months

Description:
The Planning Analyst will support the design, development and institutionalization of a best practice supply planning process with key external business partners. Collaborates with Demand Planning team to receive demand plans; and conducts a formal process with the external partners to rationalize supply and demand, with consideration of both capacity and inventory. S/he will provide support to the External Operations team, helping to ensure accurate and timely updates to planning tools and reports, and to ensure the effective execution of the monthly Sales & Operations Planning process.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Monitor and report on performance metrics, including service, inventory and adherence-to-plan
  • Provide Management with reports and data analysis, as needed
  • Accountable for purchase order management and supporting intercompany distribution of product world wide
  • Support New Product Introduction (NPI) launches
  • Provide support for monthly S&OP process, including dashboards and tools
  • Ensure timely updating and availability of MPS planning tools and data
  • Train users and partners on processes and systems
  • Provide support with the routine back order management process
  • Vulnerability report ownership & updates.
  • Ensure planning master data (safety stock, lead times, etc.) in the ERP system are accurate and up to date.
  • Build effective relationships and partnerships with key suppliers
  • Implement S&OP policies, standards, guidelines, technology and procedures
  • Identify gaps and areas to align processes and improve supply chain effectiveness and performance
  • Monitor the process on a continuous basis to measure process adherence