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Material Planner, NA Co-Packing

180004I0, Stamford, CT

Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales. Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for?


Responsible for the North America Laundry & Homecare Co-Packing WIP and packaging materials. Owns cross-functional relationships with Finished Good Planning, Co-Packing, Logistics, Warehousing and Suppliers teams.

What we offer

  • Support over $75 Million Gross Sales for NA L & HC through exceptional Logistics Planning, Material Planning and Inventory controls
  • Responsible for NA Planning and Deployment of WIP and Materials to support co-packing locations with an average range of materials between 300 – 500 items and over $6M in purchasing spend per year
  • Develop and execute weekly and daily schedules of WIP from warehouses to co-packing locations, driving clear handovers between planning, warehousing and manufacturing
  • Manage Logistics Team execution to Stock Transfer Order requested delivery dates.
  • Manage Suppliers execution to Purchase Order requested delivery date and quantity. 
  • Analyze forecasts, lead times, safety stock and other material master data as needed for assigned direct materials.
  • Monitor disposal disposition and ensure timely completion.
  • Collaborate with purchasing to ensure appropriate lead times and minimum order quantities are in effect.
  • Drive escalations to ensure appropriate mitigation plans are in place for out of stock or at risk materials. 
  • Partner with Supply Planning to support New item launches and item transitions
  • Create ProWeb purchase requisitions and support SSC in invoice discrepancies as needed.
  • Monthly/Adhoc Report creation and management

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 3-5 Years’ experience in production planning and scheduling
  • Material planning professional with proven track record of superior inventory management
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and team skills
  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Excel using pivot tables and v-lookups)
  • Fundamental skills in MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Visio, and Power BI reporting are preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP, APO or other ERP systems required

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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