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Supply Planner

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  Allied Electronics
Function:  Product & Supplier Management
Work Location:  Hybrid

We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.

Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.

Footnote: RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.

 

Supply Planner

Job Description

  • Manages the supply plan for a defined group of products across the North American, Canadian, and North American Export network.
  • Manages the review, approval, and release of purchase orders as it relates to the supply planning activity.
  • Proactively conducts strategic buying analytics to support and maximize sales revenue and margin growth.
  • Works with Sales, Suppliers, Product Managers and Demand Planners to execute strategic buying decisions.
  • Reviews scheduled customer orders to maximize purchasing opportunities and to ensure sufficient inventories are in place to support the scheduled requirements.
  • Facilitates the disposition of discrepant vendor deliveries by working together with the Receiving Discrepancy team to ensure prompt decisions are made and limit delays to Allied customers.
  • Works together with other business functions including, but not limited to, Sales and Operations, Product Management, Marketing, and Finance to review and resolve purchase order opportunities related to special costs, ship & debits, and customer’s schedules.
  • Deliver turns and earns improvements against defined KPI’s.
  • Works together with Reverse Logistics by providing analysis related to inventory excess and obsolescence.
  • Investigates and identifies inventory related challenges both alone and at the direction of Supply Chain Management.
  • Participates in company training programs when applicable.
  • Performs other duties related to delivery management or non-inventory related tasks as assigned by Supply Chain Management.

 

Location: Fort Worth

Remote/Office/Hybrid: Remote

Employment Type: Full Time

 

About the role

This position manages the daily operations of the Supply Planning function that includes purchase order and procurement management.  The Supply Planner has the direct responsibility for planning, executing, and monitoring Supply Chain’s procurement strategies while maximizing process efficiencies and functional productivity.  There are three core elements of the Supply Planner role:

  • Ensure stock availability by using proper planning policies and investment strategies.
  • Identify investment opportunities that broaden the stock portfolio using data insight and analytics combined with commercial and market inputs.
  • Sustain market leading service levels that leverage automated solutions for scalability of real-time purchase order delivery information from Supplier Partners.

 

What we’re looking for

Essential:

  • 3+ years in an inventory management or supply chain related role.
  • Must understand forecasting and demand planning principles.
  • Understands market dynamics, industries, products, & competitors.
  • Solid understanding of end-to-end Supply Chain Planning processes.
  • Can correlate forecasting and demand planning activities to Supply Chain cost and service.
  • Set’s objectives and goals through effective planning and accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks/projects.
  • Managing through systems by implementing best practices.
  • Can effectively communicate (verbal, written and listening).
  • Must have strong teamwork, organizational, & analytical skills.
  • Exhibits strong customer service and is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Knows how to set priorities and can quickly zero in on what is critical.

Desirable:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1-2 years of experience in an analytical supply chain position

 

Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Allied is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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