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Energizer Analyst, Materials Planning in Dayton, Ohio

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Position Summary

As a Supply Chain Planning Analyst for Energizer’s Global Auto Care division, you’ll be responsible for driving all material and planning and purchase order management related duties associated with the review, scheduling, analyzing, reporting and planning of materials supply. This position will be responsible for vendor compliance reporting and will work at the direction of the Manager of Product and Material Supply, on a variety of issues, both internal and external, to ensure customers are being serviced according to their expectations.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Review SAP MRP supply-demand requirements and make decisions on replenishment quantities and timing that optimizing inventory position (i.e. working capital) while maximizing fill-rates.

  • The incumbent will would be responsible for 2-4 raw material families (approx. 10 total families) with an inventory average of $12-18M under their scope of responsibility

  • Establish and manage relationship with suppliers to coordinate production timing and shipment deliveries; track all materials to ensure timely delivery to meet operationally JIT requirements.

  • Maintain positive, professional working relationships with all suppliers while holding them accountable.

  • Identify and expedite materials to account for changes in plan to ensure high customer service levels.

  • Manage inventory levels for assigned product families to ensure high turnover performance.

  • Identify slow moving materials and proactively manage to reduce inventory.

  • Proactively work with supplier base to improve supply planning parameters to improve service level, inventory and responsiveness.

  • Manage all item MRP planning parameters for optimal system performance within SAP.

  • Develop, run and generate reports that provide metrics that are clearly actionable.

  • Measure supplier performance and effectively work to correct non-compliance, performance issues.

  • Coordinate with internal departments on new item introductions, items transitions and item close outs.

  • Partner with Sourcing Managers to: work on supplier/supply issues, optimization processes and provide material insights and ordering patterns to optimize the supply chain.

Required Skills and Experience

  • BS/BA (4 year undergraduate) degree is preferred.

  • We require at least 3-5 years of supply chain planning and analysis experience.

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and technical skills required.

  • ERP/MRP experience required (SAP MM & PP preferred).

  • Advanced Excel skills are required.

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft office platform to analyze situations and identify risks and mitigation plans.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the supply chain from: plan, source, make, deliver. Focus on capacity and material planning.

  • Must have the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with internal and external partners.

  • Prior commodity experience dealing with: chemicals (bulk & pallet) and packaging (multiple levels).

  • Strong persuasive skills in managing key suppliers and ability to develop partnerships to drive cost savings.

  • Team player, strong initiative and ability to multi-task/management multiple priorities.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience with CPG, or seasonal businesses is preferred.

  • Capacity planning / materials replenishment / demand planning is preferred.

Working Relationships & Environment

Work Relationships

  • Cross-functional relationships such as Operations, Procurement and Engineering.

Work Environment

  • Mixed office/manufacturing environment with an office cubicle.

An Offer to Grow On

Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays. Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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