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Sr. Planner - Fountain Valley, CA

Job Description:


  • Collaborate with management to establish strategic KPI’s aligned to external and internal customer organizational priorities
  • Develop and administer KPI tracking for forecast accuracy targets
  • Develop and administer KPI tracking for inventory deployment targ ets
  • Provide expert level analysis of process or system issues impacting K PI achievements
  • Provide regular daily, weekly, and monthly reports measuring performance against obje ctives / plan
  • Support and oversee adhoc report requests of coordinators and executive management
  • Support business needs of HMA and KMA dealers, field, regional and HQ staff, affiliated companies, and other MPA customers
  • Oversee and develop special programs as needed
  • Collaborate with the operations, logistics, customs, warehouse, and distribution teams to ensure proper deployment of inventory
  • Manage special projects as needed
  • Coordinate with global partners to id entify practices and to maximize global supply chain operations

  • Degree/Diploma Obtained Program of Study Required/Preferred
  • Bachelors Business Required
  • Masters Business Preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Statistics, Supply Chain, Mathematics, or other appropriate field.
  • Graduate degree in business preferred.

  • 4-6 years Operations - Logistics General Required
  • Additional Experience Requirements
  • 4 - 6 or more years of progressively demonstrated and broadening, highly successful experience in Forecasting,
  • Demand Planning, and Inventory Deployment in a sophisticated, disciplined manufacturing and/or distribution environments
  • Demonstrate d ability to identify problems/issues, recommend appropriate solutions, and follow-up to ensure positive results is required
  • Experience with a forecasting software implementation and forecast algorithms such as Croston’s, Holt-Winter’s,
  • Lewandowski models is a differentiator

Relevant professional certification (CPIM, APICS, CPM, etc.) is highly preferred

  • Computer Skills Reasoning Ability
  • Use of intermediate computer operations (programming in Deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

  • Position requires candidate to monitor multiple functions, reports, and departments at the same time.
  • Prioritization of projects and customers to the benefit is paramount. 
  • High research and product development knowledge are also required.
  • Strong analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills required
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Strong statistical forecasting experience required
  • SQL query experience preferred
  • APICS training or certification pre ferred
  • Thorough understanding of complex inv entory management software
  • Proficient in MS Windows, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint soft ware
  • Well versed background in Supply Chain Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Able to grasp the underlying concepts in complex information and identify root causes of problems that arise. 
  • Solutions are formulated based on a synthesis of information and not impulsively. 
  • Breaks down problems and issues into subcomponents and then assesses the costs, benefits and risks of various options prior to selecting a particular approach.
  • Application of New Skills
  • Makes initiative to put new skills and knowledge to use in a timely and effective manner. 
  • Applies new skills on the job before forgetting what was learned and ensures that the skills are used to create a positive impact on a day-to-day basis.
  • Attention To Detail
  • Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.

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Fountain Valley, CA
United States of America

Engineering / Engineering

Job Type:
Temp Position
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Posted Date:1/3/2019


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Job Title: Sr. Planner

Location: Fountain Valley, CA

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 351287

Posted Date: 1/3/2019

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