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Energizer Planner in Franklin, Indiana

This is Energizer

Energizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we’re creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we’ll play, and what it takes to win.

Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you’ll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.

Position Summary

The Planner coordinates, negotiates, plans and administers the procurement of materials, tools, equipment, supplies, and services essential to the continuous operation of the facility.


  • Coordinates the procurement of raw materials including requisitions, ordering, follow-up, inventory management, request for quotation, obsolescence, price variance and rejections/complaints.

  • Manages materials to support the production schedules while striving to achieve material inventory goals.

  • Assists in scheduling production operations using SAP and other planning tools.

  • Communicates information to Operations, material handlers, quality inspection, and warehouse concerning material changes, safety stock levels and material outages.

  • Collaborates with Quality, Marketing and other cross-functional teams to facilitate the completion of “Go to Markets” for packaging changes.

  • Monitors and improves pull supermarkets through resizing, auditing, and working with suppliers to implement additional items on pull to achieve desired inventory goals while meeting customer needs.

  • Resolves material issues, including inventories, shortages, delivery delays and quality issues.

  • Initiates and coordinates material cost reduction efforts.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Associates Degree or 2 Years administrative or clerical experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, SAP or other computerized systems; ability to learn quickly

  • Must demonstrate the following attributes: Strong organizational and teamwork skills; effective oral and written communication skills; attention to detail; ability to handle and prioritize tasks; initiative; ability to make decisions.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Working knowledge of SAP, Excel or other computerized systems.

  • Previous experience working with suppliers, planning and ordering of materials and supplies, contract administration.

  • Experience in the application of lean principles.

Working Relationships & Environment

Working Relationship:

  • Reports directly to the Operations Value Stream Manager or Leader.

  • Collaborates with Production, Engineering, Product Development, Accounting, Purchasing and Supply Chain.

  • Works closely with the Finite Scheduler and Value Stream Leader/Manager to understand priorities and production plans.

  • Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers.

  • Membership on internal and external teams to achieve continuous improvement.

Work Environment:

  • Team-based environment that encourages colleague ownership and empowerment.

  • Office and interaction on the production floor.

  • Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as required by plant safety standards.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

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.