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Network Order Fulfillment Planner Biscuit
Wilkes Barre, PA
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Post Date: 02/18/19 Company: Mondelez International
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With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we're the world's #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We're Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.

Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.

Purpose of Role

Manage the total network wide deployment of finished goods for a set of multi sourced categories ($1 Billion in revenue) between Internal & External manufacturing plant/buffers and the Regional Distribution Centers (RDCs) by utilizing SAP, APO and associated sytem tools. Responsible for maximizing customer service & on-shelf availability, while minimizing both supply chain cost and distressed product loss. This role is a key driver of BU achievement of cash flow, service and cost goals.

Main Responsabilities:

1.Optimize the supply network by setting up and maintaining deployment parameters, reviewing code date requirements and initiating stock transfers to service our customers and minimize waste.

2.Resolve product availablity related issues by communicating with Supply Planners, Inbound Fulfillment and Customer Service Coordinators (CSC) to keep everyone appraised of potential service impacts and recovery timing.

3.Key participant in Root Cause Analysis work to continually look for process improvement opportunities and implement accordingly

4.Execute various ad hoc deployment strategies (push rather than pull) to optimize Case Fill Rate (CFR) during seasonal times and special situations (Hurricane Season) during the year.

5.Coordinate product discontinuations by updating appropriate system settings and communicating with CSCs to properly transition/exit items in the category.

6.Own ECC/APO Master data, YD discontinuation process, at Mixing Centers (MC) which reduces the level of customer disservice.

7.Point person responsible to run and analyze findings of various SAP ECC reports (Delivery Cut and Open Order) to support the daily DMS meetings.

8.Apply Last In First Out (LIFO) vs. First In First Out (FIFO) logic on inventory needs for certain Freshness exception customers while making fulfillment decisions. Close linkage will be required with Customer Order Fulfillment Analyst to support customer specific needs in a time sensitive manner.

9.Recommend Cost to Service (C2S) opportunities with supporting business rationale and execute movement of finished goods if approved..

10.Manage the Finished Goods movement from External Manufacturers into Mondelēz Warehouses and ensure POs are maintained for accuracy on a weekly basis.

Career Experiences Required & Role Implications:

1.Minimum of 3 years of experience in Supply Chain related discipline..

2.Ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams in multiple locations to achieve US Biscuit service, cost and cash flow goals.

3.Be open minded, creative, flexible to change and have a high focus on continuous process improvement.

4."Strong understanding of finished goods inventory strategies.

Prior customer engagement or customer facing experience.

Participating in or leading Higher Performance work teams."

Targets / Dimensions:

Responsible Partner to deliver 97.5% CFR for U.S. Biscuits.

Support outbound delivery activity to maximize customer service and revenue targets.

Meet waste initiatives to reduce excess inventory and Days Of Supply (DOS)

Support 97.5% customer service targets

Support waste reduction initiatives

Support network sourcing initiatives

Support LogOps transportation initiatives

Support Vehicle Rate Fill (VFR) fill rates of 56 pallets per truck

Key Interfaces / Stakeholders

External: 3PL's, EMs

Transportation partners

Internal: Supply Planner, Location Forecast Demand Planner, Transportation Teams, Sales Planning.

Order Fulfillment Plant Coordinator, Order Fulfillment RDC Planners, Order Fulfillment Branch Planners, Customer Order Fulfillment Analyst, Customer Service and Root Cause Analyst.

Key Leadership / Functional Competencies (Top 5)

Leadership Competency:

Drive for results


Business Acumen

Problem solving

Peer relationships

Functional Competency:

Basic Supply Chain Knowledge

Analytical Competencies and Processes

SAP ECC, Planning skills and processes

Knowledge of APO systems

Microsoft Office - PowerPoint and Excel skills

Mondelēz 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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