Supply Planner - #19543840

3M Companies

Date: Apr 6, 2021
City: Baton Rouge, LA
Contract type: Full time
3M Companies

Job Description:

Supply Planner

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

"For more than 30 years at 3M, I've seen firsthand how it's a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we're making around the world" – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You'll Make in this Role

As a USAC Supply Planner, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Supporting high growth within assigned product groups and value streams through support of new product introductions, source of supply initiatives, supply chain simplification

  • Delivering targeted service and inventory dollar investment

  • Leading supply and demand synchronization operational activities with assigned product lines and value streams

  • Analyzing material flow parameters such as safety stock, order quantity, lot size, make cycle frequency, and replenishment interval

  • Utilizing Supply Chain tools and processes such as DMPT, Peoplesoft, DSP, SAP, etc.

  • Utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies to improve service, inventory turns, and non-working inventory

  • Coordinating supply chain activities to ensure successful events and promotions

  • Partnering with Business Group Operations on capacity planning

  • Executing supply planning standard work

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Six (6) years of combined experience in Procurement, Logistics, Operations, and/or related Supply Chain roles in a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Master's degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or related field from an accredited institution

  • 3-6 years of combined experience in MRP, material planning and scheduling, manufacturing capacity planning, inventory control, and/or supply chain management

  • Experience leading S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) or IBP (Integrated Business Planning) teams

  • 3-5 years of combined supply planning experience preferably in an SAP planning environment

  • 1-3 years of combined demand planning experience

  • 1-3 years negotiation experience

  • 1-3 years of direct supervision experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading and/or participating on cross functional teams and ability to influence others, lead peers

  • Six Sigma Green Belt project experience and/or certification

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong analytical, decision-making, and leadership skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel

  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certification

Travel: May include up to 10% Domestic

Job Location: US Remote Locations

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

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Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

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