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Network Order Fulfillment Planner - Confection
Wilkes Barre, PA
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Post Date: 02/18/19 Company: Mondelez International
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Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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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 category between Internal/External manufacturing plant/buffers and the Regional Distribution Centers (RDCs) utilizing SAP, APO and associated system tools. Responsible for maximizing customer service while minimizing both supply chain cost and distressed product loss. This is a key driver of BU achievement of cash flow, service and cost goals.

Main Responsibilities

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 Ensure timely piepline coverage for new product launches to meet customer expectations, including early ship "distributor" needs.

4 Execute various ad hoc deployment strategies (push rather than pull) to protect CFR during seasonal times during the year.

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

6 Own ECC/APO Master Data, YD discontinuations at Mixing Centers (MC) which reduces the impact to service levels.

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

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. Initiate FG/SFG movement from MDLZ to support EM and Repacker needs.

Leadership Competency

  • Drive for results
  • Learning on the fly
  • Creativity
  • 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

Career Experiences Required & Role Implications

  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in a Supply Chain related discipline.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams based in multiple locations effectively to drive results.
  • Be open minded, creative, flexible to change and have a high focus to continuous process improvement.
  • Strong understanding of finished goods inventory strategies.
  • Prior customer engagement or customer facing experience.

Key Interfaces / Stakeholders


  • 3PL's, EMs
  • Transportation partners


  • Supply Planning, Location Demand Planning and Transportation Teams
  • Buffer Outbound, Fulfillment Inbound and Customer Service Coordinators

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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