Supply Chain Planner

Bozeman Montana
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 3 days ago

W. L. Gore is seeking a Supply Chain Planner to join our team in Bozeman, Montana. In this role, you will generate demand & supply scenario plans for consideration by the Fabrics Vertical Business Leader and be part of the decision making process. S/he will develop inventory strategies in alignment with supply chain and business objectives. The Demand & Supply Planner will facilitate the Demand & Supply Review process of the Fabrics Vertical Business S&OP process.


Responsibilities:

Demand & Supply Strategy & Execution:


⏵ Reviewing historical sales trends, identifying demand drivers, and coordinating cross functional research activities to gather input, reconciling forecast variances and updating Sales/Commercial Team assumptions

⏵ Building unit/revenue demand forecast at multiple levels of aggregation (Activity, Channel, Product Family etc)

⏵ Leading monthly cross-functional (Sales, Marketing, Product) discussions on product and forecast needs, and reviewing inventory in order to adjust in season demand plan/forecast and managing inventory strategies (end of life, new products etc)

⏵ Supporting Business Leadership with risk assessments and mitigation activities

⏵ Managing supply constraints and effectively communicating supply chain decisions which support key business objectives and minimizing end to end supply chain disruption

⏵ Partnering with Supply Planners to manage purchase orders to ensure optimal delivery on time to customers S&OP

⏵ Playing an integral role in the monthly S&OP process by facilitating the demand and supply process reviews

⏵ Escalating constraints and financial implications to leadership for visibility and reconciliation

Functional Excellence & Continuous Improvement:


⏵ Championing the creation and reporting of demand & supply planning metrics and communicating impact to S&OP community

⏵ Leading continuous improvement initiatives of the demand and supply planning processes

Required Qualifications:



⏵ BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, business, or technical field AND minimum 5 years direct experience in demand planning in a consumer goods company and one or more of the following OR High School diploma and at least 10 years direct experience in demand planning in a consumer goods company and one or more of the following:

⏵ Merchandise Planning, Account Managements, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Planning, Buyer or Master Scheduling

⏵ Deep expertise in Sales & Operations Planning processes in the mid and long term horizons

⏵ Deep expertise in inventory management practices and procedures

⏵ Demonstrated experience working with Sales Teams to analyze point of sale information, industry trends and demand patterns to develop effect forecast models and produce accurate forecasts

⏵ Demonstrated experience implementing solutions that improved forecast accuracy

⏵ Demonstrated experience conducting buy plans in a consumer goods company with multi channel distribution

⏵ Demonstrated global supply chain experience managing virtual meetings and calls during non-traditional work hours

⏵ Demonstrated ability to identify, develop, communicate, influence and implement solutions both internal and with external suppliers in a global environment

⏵ An understanding of the brand and an appreciation of hunting

Desired Qualifications:


⏵ Preference for apparel & sporting goods experience

⏵ APICS CPIM and/or APICS CSCP and Continuous Improvement certification

⏵ Proficiency in ERP, Excel and reporting


What We Offer: At Gore, we offer comprehensive, competitive rewards in the form of compensation and benefits. Among these are work-life balance and sports programs, 401(k) Plan with a gift, Associate Stock Ownership Plan, Health & Well-being program with full health plan, and a flexible working program. Within Gore, you will find a unique culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and opportunities for growth and development.

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