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Cargill Meat Solutions Sr. Supply & Inventory Planner in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11369191 Sr. Supply & Inventory PlannerJob ID WIC04809Date posted 01/03/2021Location : Wichita, KansasWant to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill's protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters. JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACTThe Sr. Supply and Inventory Planner will coordinate long-term supply chain strategies and across networks. In this role, you will monitor key integrated business planning performance indicators, cost-to-serve performance data, helping coordinate cross-functional work teams.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIESMaintain data relevant to network distribution planning activities including capacity, constraint, logistics, supplier, master and location data.Generate and execute cycle and safety stock plans for the assigned product or location, using the approved supply plan inputs.Develop gap coverage plans during inventory shortages.Create requirements plan and long-term supply plan for assigned product(s) and location(s) as input for the integrated business planning cycle.Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.Other duties as assignedMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in a related field.Four or more years of related work experience.Able and willing to travel up to 35% of the time.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in math, supply chain, business or IT.Six years of experience with at least three in supply and inventory planning.Experience with inventory management and order management.Experience working with SAP.Experience in warehouse.SUCCESS FACTORSTrack record in taking initiative, working independently or within a team, effectively navigating ambiguity, and handling multiple priorities simultaneously, etc.Strong analytical skills, has the ability to investigate problems, find solutions and determine best approach to resolve issuesEffective communication skills both in written, verbal and in presentationAbility to multitask, prioritize and act with a sense of urgency, meets deadlinesAbility to influence and engage teams, demonstrated consistent self-initiativeAbility to identify and communicate information required to make sound business decisions across many functionsAbility to lead effective meetings

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