Buyer, Supply Planner
Spectrum Brands

St. Louis, Missouri

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Division Information","content":" The Home & Garden business unit of Spectrum Brands is based in St. Louis, Missouri with distribution, manufacturing and sales offices throughout the US and globe. We are a leading supplier of consumer products nationally for the home, lawn and garden, insect and weed control markets. We deliver groundbreaking products of exceptional value and top-notch quality to consumers with our well-recognized brands including Spectracide®, Hot Shot®, Cutter®, Repel®, Black Flag®, Garden Safe®, EcoLogic® and Liquid Fence®."title":"Job Summary","content":" This role affords the flexibility for an employee to split their work time between the St. Louis Spectrum Brands office, manufacturing plant and a dedicated home office. The Buyer, Supply Planner will have responsibility for the production scheduling and materials supply planning for the liquid production lines for the Home & Garden business."title":"Primary Duties & Responsibilities","content":" Must understand and demonstrate safe work practices at all times to ensure a safe work environment. Schedule production Make sequencing/priority decisions to meet demand requirements and supply chain efficiency Publish master production schedule used for internal use (including KPI metrics) Reschedule weekly (or daily) as demand requirements fluctuate Meet business requirements for inventory (cash flow), fill rate, and plant efficiency Component procurement Collaborate with key suppliers to ensure component procurement plans meet business requirements as well as supplier capacity constraints Often includes strategic planning for capacity constrained/long lead time components Analyze risk/reward for economic order quantities; propose and implement procurement strategies in accordance Identify and address gaps in supply chain - escalate and collaborate to resolution with Sourcing, Package Engineering, Quality, Marketing, and/or Sales teams Drive communication with suppliers, including weekly conference calls with key suppliers Execute procurement strategy in alignment with cost improvement initiatives and business objectives Create and maintain purchase orders to meet master production schedule Monitor procurement plans to ensure alignment with strategic inventory investment plans Systems Utilization Analyze results from systematically optimized plan (via APO PPDS); review and adjust master data as required to ensure continued functionality Create and maintain master data required for optimal functionality of Advanced Planning Tools Be skilled in effective utilization of APO PPDS New Product Development Drive execution phase of NPD process Manage item transitions; creating and executing a component run out plan that optimizes obsolescence expense and marketing direction on new product launch Other Lead and/or participate in lean training and projects, process development and improvement Complete reporting for department, manufacturing, sourcing use Comply with all Company policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned."title":"Education and Experience Profile","content":" Bachelor's Degree preferred with 2-3 years buyer/planner experience APICS Certification and ERP experience a plus."title":"Required Skills","content":" Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Ability to work in a team environment, sometimes as the facilitator of the team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize work and follow through to completion. Ability to read, analyze and interpret various information. Strong mathematical ability. Excellent presentation skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization PC skills (spreadsheet, word processing, presentations)"title":"Work Environment 95% office environment and 5% manufacturing environment The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. #LI-KL


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