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Materials Planner

Req No.
Supply Chain
Regular Full-Time


Materials Planner


We are looking for a Materials Planner that will be a key member of the Supply Chain Planning team.  This person will manage material releases and inventories (value of responsible materials - ~$45MM annual spend) to ensure adequate forward coverage while attempting to reduce overall inventory levels.  Assigned purchased items could be packaging materials and/or ingredients.


What You’ll Do:

  • Plan, manage, and maintain appropriate inventory levels of packaging materials and ingredients within the supply network
  • Maintain the planning system to ensure planning attributes are properly maintained
  • Actively manage and mitigate expiring and obsolete products
  • Initiate and participate in cost savings projects/opportunities and ad hoc analysis as required

Who You Are:

  • Able to work cross-functionally with our plants, co-manufacturers, sourcing, and suppliers as well as work independently
  • Willing to ‘Make it Happen’ by acting with urgency, embracing ambiguity, and owning the outcome
  • Well organized individual with strong analytical skills and ability to multitask

What You’ll Need:

  • 2+ years material planning experience preferred
  • BS/BA or Associate degree preferred
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) skills required
  • Food industry experience preferred
  • Oracle experience desired

What You’ll Enjoy:

  • Collaborative colleagues working together to deliver results
  • Flexible work schedules including Summer and Winter Hours
  • Robust health benefits, and paid time off programs
  • Generous 401k plan with annual company match
  • Discounts on Welch’s products


Welch’s is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:  Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Veteran


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