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Supply Planning Specialist (Remote Opportunity)

United States, New Jersey, Hoboken
December 08, 2023

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestle Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life, Nature's Bounty, Vital Proteins, Nuun, Persona Nutrition, BOOST, Carnation Breakfast Essentials, Peptamen, Compleat Organic Blends, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Job Description:

The Supply Planning Specialist will be for creating the finished goods inventory strategy and reflecting it in the planning system to generate a supply plan and track its execution to exceed customers' expectations on a premium business segment. This role will also participate and/or lead cross-functional projects or processes to anticipate or respond to challenges that may put at risk fill rate or cost and/or improves the overall process. In this position, you will support key stakeholders including Co-Manufacturers and the International Business portfolio. This is a remote-based role that works Monday to Friday.


* Be the first point of contact for Supply Planning matters regarding the assigned product lines/suppliers.
* Use designated planning tool to create or maintain the long-term FG inventory strategy in alignment with defined parameters (MOQs, capacity, lead time, etc.).
* Maintain planning master data parameters.
* Be the point of contact and SC partner for the international team.
* Own the Supply Planning Control Tower and work with Power BI consultants to continuously improve the tool to anticipate supply disruption and reporting KPIs for Supply Planning.
* Provide key input into the IBP/MBP sections corresponding Supply Planning and engage cross functional team to ensure alignment.
* Advise the commercial/internal teams on any shortages / excess of inventory levels and develop/coordinate action plans.
* Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Manager.


* High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
* 3+ years of relevant work experience in a Supply Planning or within a Supply Chain function required.
* Demonstrated fluency in MS Office including Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel (Formulas, V-Look Ups and Pivot Tables) required.
* Must have excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, team work and stakeholder management skills (ability to build and maintain cross-functional partnerships).
* Must be detail oriented and possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
* Ability to identify and assess problems and help develop solutions to those problems.
* Current or prior experience using Microsoft Power BI a plus.
* Willing and able to travel up to 15% based on the needs of the team and the business.

The approximate pay range for this position is $65,000 to $80,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

Nestle offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at:

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.