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Supply Chain Planner

REQ: REQ-126595 Planning/Business Strategy

Panasonic Life Solutions
  • Newark, NJ, United States
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Panasonic – Supply Chain Planner

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What You'll Get to Do 

Supply & Inventory Planning 

  • Maintain inventory at target levels for all assigned SKUs, through appropriate supplier planning and inventory balancing across all warehouse locations
  • Proactively identify product supply and customer delivery issues, communicate to affected internal & external stakeholders and create/share/implement solutions to achieve earliest back in stock date Review weekly orders from large key accounts & take ownership of the supply chain for the assigned customers/channels & issue compliance challenges
  • Create and manage monthly purchase orders for factories and 3rd party suppliers
  • Oversee supplier shipments & interface with logistics contacts to facilitate on-time warehouse delivery & troubleshoot logistic issues
  • Support customer service team to update customers on lead time and ETAs
  • Monitor “aged” inventories - perform root cause analysis of obsolescence and implementation of corrective/preventative action

Demand Planning 

  • Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results Interact with sales, product management, and external stakeholders to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Maintain demand planning processes and systems to improve forecasting accuracy
  • Active participant in the monthly S&OP meeting
  • Assist in the development of the purchase plan and present the plan to the senior team during the monthly review meeting

Additional SCM Duties 

  • Oversee the design & development of reports, dashboards, ad-hoc reporting solutions, & KPI, trackers to enhance business planning
  • Support EOM billing activities
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports summarizing forecasts performance

What You'll Bring 

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or relevant field required 2+ years of business experience preferred with emphasis on supply chain planning
  • Exceptional computer skills, including advanced knowledge of Excel specifically with the use of complex formulas and functions, to include but not limited to VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, IF and nested IF Statements required Prior experience with SAP/ERP strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in BI reporting tools preferred (ex: Cognos) Experience utilizing data analysis tools to analyze data and present conclusions based on that analysis

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 401K
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.


REQ: REQ-126595 Planning/Business Strategy

  • Newark, NJ, United States
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