Feb 03, 2020

Materials Planner

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • East Hanover, NJ, USA
Full-Time Finance

Job Description

Mondelez International

Mondelz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 80,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.

Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. It's time for you to Make It with Mondelz International.

Customer Service & Logistics

Customer Service & Logistics (CS&L) is where you'll integrate our end-to-end demand-driven supply chain. Working "from farm to shelf," you'll connect plants with customers to deliver best-in-class service in the most efficient way. Your goal will be to have the right products, at the right time, and with the right quantity and quality on the shelf.

Purpose of Role

Develop, manage and direct inventory replenishment strategies for raw materials & packaging. Goal is to optimize the balance between supply availability, inventory investment and risk of obsolescence. Develop, execute and deliver Raw Pack and Work-in-Progress (RPW) inventory reduction initiatives with plants and vendors. Execute all commercialization and promotional activities within the Materials Management function. Full engagement and interaction with cross-functional team members. Manage portion of $.9B (US) and $.35B (CN) spend in RP.

Main Responsibilities

Retrieves and organizes future requirements and inventory data from systems, plants and vendors to support Materials Management replenishment strategies. Ensure accuracy of data based on supply planning process.
Waste: Maintains spreadsheets for inventory tie-outs and circulates destruction orders for approval. Ensure appropriate run out of materials minimizes waste and communicates with Brand & Finance leadership
Expedites deliveries and addresses availability and service issues with plants, vendors, and supply organizations. Including assisting with decision making around prioritization of production/plant allocation.
Provide centralized communication to senior leadership and stakeholders on all messages relating materials planning, execution, and coverage for continuous production.
Participate in all commercialization activities and manage material supply and communication.
Procurement Linkage to Commodity & Ingredient - Packaging Spend Area and Procurement Operations team. Lead in cross border, cross category planning process and issue resolution.

Key Interfaces / Stakeholders

  • External: External Suppliers for Raw & Pack, External Manufacturers
  • Internal: Plant Material Planners, Product Supply, BPM, Commercialization, R&D, Procurement, Quality, Master Data, Finance, Marketing, Sales Planning

  • 4 years Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Supply Chain related discipline
  • Computer Skills - Proficient in MS Office; Excel Skills; Material Requirement Planning (MRP) and reporting tools (SAP, SAP BI) a plus
  • Material Applications (SAP ECC, MRP, Mosaic - Spec Systems) preferred
  • Reporting (Sharepoint) preferred
  • Knowledge of Business Processes
  • Analytical Tools (Excel, SAP BI)

Mondelz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.



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