Material Planner - NutraBlend at Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Neosho, Missouri





Job Description:


Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:


  • Competitive compensation and rewards

  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family

  • Powerful savings programs

  • Training and career progression

Material Planner - NutraBlend

We are immediately hiring a Material Planner.

Salary is $65k+l depending on experience.

Benefits info:

As a full time employee you will receive a wide range of benefits for you and your dependents:


  • 3 medical plan choices including HSA plan options

  • Vision & dental plan

  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability, parental leave, caregiver leave and emergency leave

  • 401(k) plan with company match and additional automatic contribution regardless of participation

  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Employee Assistance Program

  • Wellness program focused on Physical, Financial and Emotional Health with opportunity for cash incentives

As Material Planner, you are responsible for optimizing the management of inventory across the Nutra Blend business. This includes ownership and improvement of processes around inter-company transfers, customer floor stocking agreements, and material replenishment.

A large focus will be to better manage at-risk inventory to reduce shrink costs and utilize inventory more efficiently. You will primarily work collaboratively across internal teams to lead and execute continuous improvement-type projects. This is a collaborative individual where you will be able to use your problem solving/decision making skills with a data-driven mindset.

Responsibilities:


  • Management of at-risk inventory across manufacturing and distribution facilities

  • Develop and coordinate key inventory metrics (e.g., reorder point)

  • Ownership of inter-company transfer process including assessing current state and leading cross-functional improvement projects

  • Optimization of product placement and overall product mix at distribution facilities

  • Management and improvement of FIFO processes across manufacturing and distribution facilities

  • Ownership of customer floor stocking agreements including optimizing based on recent and forecasted demand

  • Management of high-value inventoried products and inventory levels of products shipping to key accounts




Experience-Education (Required):
Bachelor's degree required in business, operations, or related field

1+ years business experience

Competencies-Skills (Required):


  • Effective communication (written & verbal)

  • Attention to detail

  • Process improvement, influencing and change management

  • Analytical/data-driven approach to problem solving

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word



Experience-Education (Preferred):
  • 2+ years previous supply chain experience

Competencies-Skills (Preferred):


  • Inventory management and analysis

  • Experience with material requirement planning processes

  • Experience taking part or leading continuous improvement projects in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with NetSuite ERP and advanced modules


  • Process improvement, influencing and change management

  • Analytical/data-driven approach to problem solving

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Office 365 suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word) and NetSuite ERP

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.





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