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Distribution Requirements Planner

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  • ID: 483503
  • Posted: 5/3/2021
  • Location: Tarrytown, NY
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 6 - 9 Months

Description

Acara Solutions is looking for an Demand Planning Professional for our Client located in Tarrytown, NY
  • Distribution Requirements Planning - Reagents / Consumables / Instruments - planners need to focus on rationalizing the distribution of inventory, the group here initially works with moving the materials and all its aspects in close collaboration with the logistics team.
  • Run DRP reports from SAP
  • Initiate product transfers in accordance with need of the business, Create Transfer order, assign priority
  • Monitor inbound shipments and coordinate with DC"s for hot receipts
  • Monitor outbound shipments for products where status has changed since the time Transfer was created
  • Coordinate initial receipts to confirm business goals are being considered (protection/main/quotes)
  • Align with Planner to reposition safety stock in accordance with variable demand signal where applicable
  • Monitor shipping method and look for opportunity to change lanes for cost savings or split shipment/expedite needs
  • Coordinate OEM outbound shipments with Buyer/Planner
  • Maintain daily tracking of inbound shipments (internal plants and external plants) for both Instruments & R/C
  • GR/IR resolution for Plant 4170 - Daily activity
  • Daily assist with DRP between primary and secondary DCs
  • Execute Open Order Reports in P40
  • Manages overall goal of "right product, right place, right time, right qty" in a dynamic Supply Chain landscape. 
  • Completes regular planning for a number of relevant indicators (e.g. production, changes in inventory, scrap forecast, order fulfillment.). 
  • Analyzes, controls and reports on relevant KPI (e.g. project tracking, safety stocks, forecast accuracy, backorders) 
  • Detects and evaluates deviations from plans and derives recommendations for respective remedial measures. 
  • Maintains a network and cooperates with all involved stakeholder in the respective processes. 
Pay and Benefits:
  • The Salary for this position is $ 30.71 per hour (Max Pay rate).
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as Demand Planning Professional
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Motivated Individual that requires minimal learning curve
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, PPT and data analytics
  • BI Tool experience - Qlik, Power PI
  • SAP
  • SCM background
  • Planning Software/Distribution Network experience a positive
  • Position sound knowledge on principles, technologies and theories of Supply Chain management; certifications in Supply Chain disciplines 
  • Work is routine for this field, experience will be gained through inhouse-training. 
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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