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Sr. Dir., Supply Planning (I) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Company 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.

Job Description  

The Senior Director, Supply Planning, will be responsible for developing and executing the supply planning strategy for the organization and for customer service delivery and inventory for all finished goods and bulks in the network.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing leadership oversight for the supply planning function and have key accountability for integrating business planning insights, analytics, and decisions to create an effective plan that is aligned across the Supply Chain.
  • Works with cross-functional stakeholders to assess planning issues, examine analytics, clarify business implications/impact, outline countermeasures, plan and monitor progress, and measure performance/results to improve customer service levels/fill rate.
  • Provides leadership and coaching for Supply Planning team.
  • Manages all supply planning networks including co-packaged and co-manufactured goods.
  • Overall customer service and inventory for all finished goods and bulks in the network. 
  • Partners closely with Plant Leadership to align production schedules with supply planning.
  • Reviews Advanced SupplyChain Planning (ASCP) output to ensure raw material requirements are met.
  • Compiles comprehensive planning metrics on a monthly basis and engages executive stakeholders to ensure successful planning performance.
  • Continuously improves the planning function (process, cadence, tools/systems, organization, and culture) and introduces “Forward Thinking/Best Practice” solutions.

  • 15+ years of experience in a Supply Chain function.
  • 10+ years of experience in leading S&OP, Demand and/or Supply Planning operational activities to yield service level, inventory management, and efficiency improvements.
  • Experience in CPG, consumer health, or pharma industries.
  • Relevant experience in using Oracle VCP or comparable Value Chain Planning Enterprise system functionality within a consumer goods manufacturing, distribution, and sales and marketing organization.
  • Advanced experience creating and using quantitative Excel models to conduct and articulate cross functional analytics.
  • Management consulting and international work experience is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline from an accredited institution required.  
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • APICS Certification preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Strong strategic planning and financial acumen.
  • Strong  statistical/quantitative modeling skills, business intelligence, and KPI/Analytics with an ability to effectively lead inductive and deductive reasoning with the data to draw key business planning conclusions.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to quickly and methodically identify and assess diverse problems and develop solutions.
  • Up to 15% Travel Required. 

Additional Information  

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.