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GAF Supply Chain Planner in Parsippany, New Jersey

Job Description:

Introduction

At GAF, we cover more than buildings. We cover each other. No matter what role, tenure, or track, under this roof you are empowered to be there for your teammates, your customers, and especially your community. Under this roof, we don’t back down from hard work– we support one another in pursuit of something bigger. We define the future while leading the present. And under this roof, we own our opportunities. Becoming the market leader only happens when everyone feels they have the opportunity, and the support, to thrive. We are GAF. And under this roof, we protect what matters most.

Team or Function Overview

  • We are actively searching for a motivated Supply Chain Planner who possesses growth potential, sound analytical skills, a strategic mindset, and effective communication abilities. This individual will join our dynamic Integrated Supply Chain Team, dedicated to our mission of serving customers with unwavering commitment and obsession. The ideal candidate will drive organizational integration and embrace an agile problem-solving approach to further enhance our operations.

Summary

The Supply Chain Planner will play a key role in servicing Siplast’s customers through the integrated supply and demand planning of manufactured and outsourced finished goods.The ideal candidate for this position must thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate the ability to handle a diverse range of tasks with focus and efficiency. This planning includes making recommendations in Inventory Replenishment Planning, Capacity Planning, and Demand planning for their respective service area.

The Supply Chain Planner will also develop distribution plans with Supply Chain Operations to move product throughout the network to service demand and support inventory build strategies. This position requires an integrated planning mindset that will drive key business results for the company across the supply chain and manufacturing.

The Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for determining and influencing optimal finished good network sourcing, and inventory volumes. This position will be strongly integrated within Supply Chain and will work closely with Demand Planning, Logistics, and Procurement, as well as Plant Logistics, Manufacturing, Sales, and Customer Care to ensure that sales opportunities are met in a timely and cost-effective way. The planner will be expected to fully understand the Supply Chain Metrics he/she influences, and take action to drive improvement toward the metrics.

Essential Duties

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 25% - Master Planning and Inventory Planning. Master planning typically occurs weekly and will require close involvement with the production scheduler at the manufacturing facility. The Supply Chain Planner will be expected to review the master plans regularly and make adjustments if needed to balance inventory with demand and maintain service levels. An integrated approach to this role is critical to understand the impact of the plant operation, customer orders, transportation, and warehousing. The Supply Chain Planner will balance inventory across products based on demand to ensure optimal service levels; reduce slow-moving, obsolete, and off-spec finished goods material (SMOOSI) and administer the appropriate actions to reduce exposure to Siplast. Understanding product specifications is crucial, and the planner will additionally have the responsibility of maintaining customer catalogs to ensure that products are not sold in regions where they lack certification or are suboptimal service areas.

  • 25% - Demand Planning and Forecasting. This requires an integrated planning approach, analytics skills, and close collaboration with Sales and Manufacturing to ensure the optimal supply of finished goods are procured. . On a monthly basis, the Supply Chain Planner will engage in collaborative discussions with the Sales team to review and update the forecast. Additionally, the planner will have the responsibility of delivering rolling forecasts to key stakeholders and collaborating cross functionally to optimize profitability.

  • 50% - Distribution Replenishment Planning. The Supply Chain Planner will be tasked to understand its product offering - what areas of the country is/can the product be sold in and why. This will require integration with Sales, Marketing, and Advanced Analytics. The Supply Chain Planner is expected to ensure their products are distributed in the most cost-effective manner and stocked throughout the network in stocking locations. The Supply Chain Planner should be making recommendations on stocking quantities and locations based on demand, and working with Sales, Supply Chain Operations, and Advanced Analytics on the decisions, and ensuring systematic set-up reflects this. This may include 3rd party coordination with suppliers, monitoring deliveries for timeliness and coordinating with plant Supply Chain to manage inventory space.

Under This Roof, We Require

  • HS Diploma

  • 3 or more years of related experience in one of the following: Supply Chain/Logistics, Inventory Management, High volume distribution

Under This Roof, We Also Value

  • A BA/BS/BE degree in Engineering, Supply Chain/Logistics, Finance, or Business

  • APICS certification desirable

  • Familiarity w/Organizational Agility concepts desired

  • Experience with Google Suite

How We Protect What Matters Most

  • Weofferawiderangeofhealthinsuranceoptionsthatincludemedical,dental,and vision for you and your family.

  • Our Family-Building benefits support the many different journeys to fertility and parenthood.

  • Our robust 401K plan includes an employer match contribution with your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions.

  • Other exciting programs and perks are available to help employees achieve work-life balance, including (but not limited to) a wellness program, free financial coaching, a referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee’s primary residence.

  • Professional growth and development are very important to us! We offer internal training programs and courses, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program.

  • We put diversity and inclusion into action with our Employee Resource Groups, which unite employees based on common perspectives, identities, demographic factors, or out of a desire to be an ally.

GAF complies with federal, state, and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR Services at 833-HR-XPERT.

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

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With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​

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