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Operations Planning Coordinator

Company: Hill's Pet Nutrition
Location: Emporia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

No Relocation Assistance Offered# 116820 - Emporia, Kansas, United StatesAt Hill's we have a purpose, every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition, and the best and brightest people.If you're interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply!Join our team in Emporia, KS!The Operations Planner/Scheduler will complete the effective finished goods production scheduling and replenishment of finished goods, raw & packaged materials to meet forecasted demand and distribution.Responsibilities

  • Meet or exceed safety and quality standards.
  • Implement master production plans developed by IPD Group (Inventory, Planning and Deployment) by setting daily and weekly production schedules; keep Operations advised of schedules, and schedule adjustments as necessary.
  • Use SAP data/system to set production plans, schedule requirements, inventory management, and schedule adherence.
  • Verify accuracy of daily transactions in SAP, production reporting systems, and yield reporting; performs monthly and quarterly inventories - physical and system.
  • Make arrangements to maintain inventory levels while facing logistical issues; recommend contingency plans to OP&M TL to address business interruption; facilitate troubleshooting of production scheduling problems, inventory variances, and yield variances in a timely manner.
  • Support efficiency initiatives by supervising processes to deliver against key performance goals including Production, Inventory, Scrap, Cost, Plant Service Level, Cycle Time Interval and Schedule Attainment.
  • Work closely with Operations Planning and Materials Leader to deliver customer service, productivity, and cost results and balance priorities.
  • Update SOP, SAP material master, and working with controller on costing of product ingredient changes.
  • Ensure raw and packaging material inventory processes and controls to optimally handle receiving, inventory, SLOB, and working capital.
  • Coordinate with Inventory, Planning & Deployment (IPD) team to support Hill's domestic and international demand.
  • Adhere to operating budgets for variable and fixed overheads for the production planning and materials team.
  • Ensure that all materials shipped and received are in compliance with corporate and government standards for quality, trace-ability, and bio-terrorism.
  • Other job functions that may be assigned.Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management, Business, Technical field or equivalent.
    • At least 3 years of experience in production supervision, planning, purchasing or customer service or logistics.
    • Ability to travel domestically up to 10% is required. (Initial travel required during training period at domestic manufacturing plants, travel will decrease after 3 to 6 months.)
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.Preferred Qualifications
      • Food manufacturing experience.Equal Opportunity EmployerColgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by lawAre you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill's we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.HILL'S - Prescription Diet - therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S - Science Diet - and HILL'S - Ideal Balance--- wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill's is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.Equal Opportunity EmployerColgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by lawAre you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill's we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.HILL'S - Prescription Diet - therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S - Science Diet - and HILL'S - Ideal Balance--- wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill's is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

Keywords: Hill's Pet Nutrition, Topeka , Operations Planning Coordinator, Professions , Emporia, Kansas

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