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Supply Planner I

Supply Planner I

Job Locations 
US-TX-Houston
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 
5/17/2017
Category 
Sales
Job ID 
4448

More information about this job:

Overview:

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.

 

Position Purpose Summary:

Responsible for execution of daily, weekly and monthly replenishment plans for assigned product lines.   Annual spend control ranges from $40MM - $60MM based on experience. Establishes tactical plans to ensure achievement of inventory performance (turns) and sales customer service (fill rate) goals as established in Annual Operating Plan and with input/guidance from manager as well as Product and Sales Management.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
  • Monitors results and identifies trends impacting key performance areas – inventory performance, customer service, supplier performance, supply chain costs, etc.; develops, communicates, and implements corrective action plans as necessary. 
  • Works with manager and other team members to improve replenishment processes, with focus on increasing time spent on proactive planning for future results while minimizing daily reactive work.
  • Responsible for application and on-going maintenance of all JDA system parameters associated with inventory replenishment and load building.
  • Provides proactive communication of variances to plan/goal to immediate Manager, Sales, and Product Management.
  • Identifies and implements process improvements with suppliers and internal customers, with input and guidance from Manager.
  • Actively seeks input and guidance from Sales and Product Management to ensure team is focused on addressing current business issues and working toward common business goals.
  • Works with manager, Logistics and Product Management to control logistics and ordering costs (i.e., inbound freight, minimum order size, etc.) impacting margin.

Qualifications:

Working knowledge of fundamentals of supply chain with emphasis in supply planning.   Strong technical skills required for data mining/query/database data warehouse applications.  Solid collaboration, planning/organization, analytical and problem solving skills.  Process improvement experience a plus.  Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant tools / technology.

 Years of service:   0-2= years experience preferred with BS / BA; 0-1 year experience with MS / MA / MBA.