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DRP (Distribution Replenishment Planning) Planner DRP (Distribution Replenishment Planning) Planner
Ref No.: 17-14697
Location: Carlsbad, California
The principal objective of the DRP Planner is to ensure that we have the correct inventory available of finished goods in the correct place at the correct time, while optimizing inventory levels with regards to backorders, inventory and stock write offs. This should be achieved by establishing KPI's alongside implementation of continuous process improvements, improved data integrity, solid operating mechanisms and close collaboration with key partners along the global supply chain.
Job encounters varying work situations, involving moderate complexity. Considerable independent judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Must demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers. Initiative and organization skills are extremely valuable to ensure a smooth office operation. May determine methods and procedures on new assignments.

10+ years experience in distribution or production planning and scheduling, inventory control, logistics, material management.

Knowledge of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) process and Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) process.

Familiar with the concepts of demand/pull, replenishment, and the basic principles of inventory management (turns, cost to serve, etc.)

APICS certification preferred.

Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and an ERP system. Knowledge of Access preferred.

Strong analytical and project management skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills both verbal and written

Solid Problem Solving Skills

Sound Decision Making Capabilities

Must be team oriented and a team leader, possess a positive attitude and work well with others.

Must be flexible and able to work in a fast past, changing environment.

Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.

Must be detailed-oriented.