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Senior Supply Chain Planner (Santa Fe Springs, 90670)

Santa Fe Springs, CA
JOB TITLE: Senior Supply Chain Planner
LOCATION: Santa Fe Springs, 90670
POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Senior Supply Chain Planner is responsible for all aspects of planning and tracking of inventory and production schedules. This role works closely with the Production Manager, upper management, and third party co-packers to ensure all necessary components are in place to meet all production/product fulfillment deadlines.
  1. Develops and manages production schedules to manufacture/procure necessary finished goods to support Company’s forecasted needs or special private label requirement.
  2. Generates monthly production plans based on marketing forecast, FG inventory and open orders. Ensures planning data in INFOR is accurate and reliable.
  3. Interacts with Sales/Marketing to better plan forecast demand and adjusts production planning as needed. Provides recommendations and communicates updates to all necessary parties and management.
  4. Analyzes open purchase orders against current forecasted requirements to identify corrective/preventative actions to maximize stock availability and works with necessary departments to establish corrective/preventative actions to prevent out of stock from occurring.
  5. Monitors inventory levels, raw materials, production schedules, and availability of finished products to support sales requirements for both forecasted demand and special promotions.
  6. Supports Product Development, Procurement, and Sales to meet launch timelines for new products.
  7. Actively communicates with Company and Manufacturing Arm (sister company) management regarding challenges and timelines impacting supply and demand. Advises executive team of said challenges and recommends alterative efficient use of resources.
  8. Works with Inventory Control as needed to manage allocation of inventory for special promotions and/or priority accounts.
  9. Works with manufacturing team to ensure smooth production process between the two companies and communicates/coordinates with procurement department of any production related issues that may impact supply, including but not limited to inventory, order fulfillment, packaging, and scheduling.
  10. Works with Sourcing team to improve supply lead-times and vendor relations.
  11. Manages Planning and works with I.T. to customize INFOR M3 to Production needs so that processes are running efficiently. Develops SOP’s for planning and scheduling processes and conducts INFOR training for Production staff.
  12. Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by manager.
Job Requirements:
  • BA Degree Required
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant planning experience 
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work independently with excellent accuracy and with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work with multiple departments
  • Must be proficient with Word and Outlook
  • Must have excellent working knowledge and demonstrate execution in Excel based spreadsheets and analysis of datasets (ie. Vlookup, pivot tables, if/then analyses, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must have relevant experience in MRP Planning/Capacity Plan/Finite Scheduling within ERP systems.
  • Experience within nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, food, or cosmetics required
For immediate consideration please send resume to
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