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Planner (i) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/18/2019

Job Description

For more than 70 years, The Nature’s Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature’s Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature’s Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan’s Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.

We are seeking a Planner to join our Integrated Business Planning (IBP) team.  The Planner will be responsible for creating and implementing corporate master production schedules for Bulk Manufacturing and/or Finished Good Packaging to support sales demand forecasts.  Product area(s) in scope include outside packaging and/or manufacturing. Planner has direct link to vendors to support business requirements.

Responsibilities included, but are not limited to:

  • Create and maintain vendor production requirements using the Oracle planning systems to ensure sufficient inventory levels and on-time customer delivery. 
  • Leverage various tools to monitor health of the plan, including, but not exclusive to, exception reports and months on hand inventory reports.
  • Collaborate regularly with vendors to ensure delivery of open purchase orders, address issues and minimize risk.
  • Monitor and analyze information available to ensure adequate inventory levels at different warehouses as well as required components and bulk held at the vendor. 
  • Monitor and update system planning parameters as required.
  • Advise the Commercial teams on any shortages/excesses of inventory levels and the appropriate action required. 
  • Reconciling the variances of physical count against the perpetual records at vendor locations.
  • Feedback and identification of countermeasures for any Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) issues and/or inventory risk, as part of Management Reporting. 
  • Collaborate with various internal teams to ensure product availability, such as Procurement, Quality, Inventory Management and Brand. 

Job Requirements

We are seeking a Planner to join our Integrated Business Planning (IBP) team.  The Planner will be responsible for creating and implementing corporate master production schedules for Bulk Manufacturing and/or Finished Good Packaging to support sales demand forecasts.  Product area(s) in scope include outside packaging and/or manufacturing. Planner has direct link to vendors to support business requirements.

Responsibilities included, but are not limited to:

  • Create and maintain vendor production requirements using the Oracle planning systems to ensure sufficient inventory levels and on-time customer delivery. 
  • Leverage various tools to monitor health of the plan, including, but not exclusive to, exception reports and months on hand inventory reports.
  • Collaborate regularly with vendors to ensure delivery of open purchase orders, address issues and minimize risk.
  • Monitor and analyze information available to ensure adequate inventory levels at different warehouses as well as required components and bulk held at the vendor. 
  • Monitor and update system planning parameters as required.
  • Advise the Commercial teams on any shortages/excesses of inventory levels and the appropriate action required. 
  • Reconciling the variances of physical count against the perpetual records at vendor locations.
  • Feedback and identification of countermeasures for any Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) issues and/or inventory risk, as part of Management Reporting. 
  • Collaborate with various internal teams to ensure product availability, such as Procurement, Quality, Inventory Management and Brand.