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Sonablate is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Supply Chain Planner

Indianapolis, IN

Summary

The Supply Planner will take an analytical approach to planning for inventory levels. The goal is to maintain efficient supply chain operations They will crunch numbers, monitor inventory, and make predictions to determine how much stock to have on hand, which can fluctuate frequently due to changes in demand.

Duties and Responsibilities

Audits and analyses elements including forecasting, demand planning and other supply chain processes of assigned product families or sales channels

Provides analyses as required by supply chain management functions

Predicting material usage to assist the company in avoiding having too little inventory, or too much inventory to meet demands

Recommend changes to the way the company handles inventory

Create, review and release purchase requisitions for purchases

Assist in performing material cycle counts

Investigates inventory errors and determines root cause

Assist in internal and external material audits

Anticipate factors that might influence demand, such as seasonal slowdowns or world events

Collaborate with operations, production, and other supply chain department team members

Performs proactive follow-up with suppliers to assure delivery at agreed time in order to meet production needs; may prepare periodic reports

Assist in responding to internal and external Customer inquiries and any changes relating to Customer orders in a prompt and professional manner.

Initiate corrective action when required and keep the team informed of critical decisions and status changes.

Work with team members to problem solve operational issues relating to materials, delivery, quality, and inventory

All other duties, as assigned

Qualifications/Specifications

Strong understanding of the supply chain process

Problem-solving and analytical skills

Attention to detail and ability to focus on numbers for long periods

Ability to count inventory and sometimes move heavy objects while monitoring and managing the current inventory

Deal with change well since the job involves lots of fluctuation in demands and factors influencing decisions

Demonstrated experience in key areas of supply planning, such as data modeling, production planning or materials planning

Two to four years of experience in logistics or supply chain management in a Supply Planner position

AS/BS degree preferred, however equivalent relevant experience may be substitutes for formal education

Creative and can think outside the box to improve the supply chain process

Strong Microsoft Office experience (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, and SharePoint)

Experience with ERP systems, specifically NetSuite

Sonablate is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
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