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Category Inventory Planner

Company: TreeHouse Foods
Location: Oak Brook
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Employee Type:Full timeLocation:IL Oak BrookJob Type:Supply Chain PlanningJob Posting Title:Category Inventory Planner About Us:
TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) is a leading manufacturer of private label packaged foods and beverages, operating a network of production facilities across the United States and Canada. At TreeHouse Foods, our commitment to excellence extends beyond our products and revolves around our people. We are investing in talent and creating a performance-based culture where employees can do their best work, directly impacting our mission to make high quality, affordable food for our customers, communities and families. We hope you will consider joining the team and being part of our future . What You Gain:
Competitive compensation and benefits program
Enrollment in our wellness and employee assistance programs
Paid holidays, vacation, and other competitive paid time off opportunities
An inclusive working environment where you can build meaningful work relationships with a diverse group of people
Leaders who are invested in supporting your career growth
Opportunities to be recognized for outstanding contributions to your
team through our employee recognition programs Job Description:About the Role:The role of the category planner is to manage exit strategies for customer product transitions, graphic redesigns, packaging changes and distressed/old-age inventory.Serve as primary point of contact for the company when supply issues arise. Work with sales, planning, replenishment, customer service and various others to communicate action plans.Manage Product Lifecycle Management activity and discontinued products as they enter/leave our business. Ensure a positive transition for the customer as well as the various departments within the company.Assist cross-functional communication on issues for label development of new labels, redesigned labels, packaging changes, formula changes, etc. to ensure expected customer service expectations.Communicate issues with forecasting - either purchases of significantly more or less than the forecast. Work with Sales, Demand Planning and Customer Service to get more accurate numbers in the system to allow for better customer planning and service.Work closely with scheduling and material planning to help to maintain targeted inventory levelsReview underperforming SKU's and partners with Sales/Marketing to improve efficiencies across the networkDevelop and maintain long inventory reports, and work on both root-cause analysis and disposition of inventory, as well as corrective-actions to limit future long inventory.Aids in the development of inventory entitlement plans and tracking of performance against plansImportant Details: This is a full-time permanent position located in our Oak Brook, IL corporate office on a hybrid schedule. About You:You'll fit right in if you have:Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Statistics, Operations Research, or related field preferredMinimum 2 years supply chain, production scheduling, demand planning, or operations experienceAble to access reports and data to utilize the information to make effective analytical decisionsAdvanced Microsoft Excel skills required (produce & maintain graphs/tables) Intermediate PowerBI skillset preferredStrong analytical skills and the ability to clearly communicate verbally and in written form Your TreeHouse Foods Career is Just a Click Away!
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