Nestle Waters North America Supply Planner in Elmsford, New York

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestl Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestl Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestl . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

ReadyRefresh by Nestl is one of the most visible parts of the Nestl Waters business, delivering healthy hydration to customers where they need it most. It s another example of how we are committed to helping people maintain a healthy lifestyle. You ve no doubt seen our trucks on the road, on their way to bring our water and tea products to thirsty consumers. By joining this fast-growing area of our organization you ll have the opportunity to share in our mission with a real sense of ownership and the freedom to succeed in your role. It s a chance to apply your skills and experience to work that s as challenging as it is rewarding. Whether collaborating as team to deliver superior customer service or making a lasting impact with your individual accomplishments, you ll be an essential and valuable element of our success. We ll make sure you receive the support, benefits and development you need to build the perfect career.

We are currently seeking a Supply Planner to be located in Elmsford, NY and report to the Sr. Manager, Supply Planning . This position will be responsible for supporting customer service level by ensuring product availability at ReadyRefresh branches. Also, will manage the supply planning for all product lines by working closely with marketing, supply chain and transportation teams.

Key responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Create and control planning schedules that are aligned with regional/national forecast requirements to support customer service levels

  • Provide sales history trends & insights to support forecasting for key product lines

  • Support Bad Goods (inventory shrinkage & damage) P&L by managing days on hand targets appropriately and identifying depletion plans for products as needed

  • Support escalation issues related to product availability, factory production and participate in Sales, Inventory & Operations planning calls for the region as required

  • Support SKU rationalization efforts

Key measures for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Out of Stocks (customer order fulfillment) & Inventory days on Hand

  • Forecast accuracy

  • Expiration as percentage of damages, Order Accuracy (stock transfer orders vs. forecast)


Key qualifications for this position include but are not limited to:

  • College degree required

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a manufacturing/logistics environment

  • 1-2 years experience in demand & supply planning

  • Experience in working with forecasting tools and principles

  • Continuous Improvement or Process Improvement Experience

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment, ability to influence others not under direct control

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Advanced Excel, SAP and APO skills required

  • Experience applying safe work methods and understanding of 5S principles

We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flexible spending, company paid and supplemental life insurance, short and long term disability, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more.

Nestl Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestl Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier, Acqua Panna. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestl Waters?

The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Supply Chain, Nestle Waters