Valencia, California Material/Production Planner

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  • Requisition Number VALA6001
  • Full Time Full Time - Regular
  • Shift 1st Shift
  • Area of Interest Packaging
  • Location Valencia A-VAL-A

Material/Production Planner

Valencia, CA

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Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and everyday counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

The Materials Planner is responsible for ensuring appropriate supply of packaging components utilizing the MPS/MRP/ERP systems, reviewing/advising on attributes that drive the plan and analyzing inventory position/constraints with the objective to meet consumer demand. This role encompasses collaborating with various functions across multiple sites to manage priorities, component strategy, new consumer items, driving efficiencies, and process improvements. Materials Planner reports to Manager, Scheduling & Materials.

At Pharmavite, every employee has a stake in bringing the gift of health to life. We never shy away from disruptive innovation and tough challenges because we're making real nutrition accessible to consumers everywhere in new and different ways. And because we know every nutriment, we make matters, we must make sure each one is just right before we make it ready for use. With this great responsibility comes the satisfaction that your contribution makes a real and significant difference.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Analyze and manage component master data having key attributes align with component strategy.
  • Manage component deliveries to meet finite schedule and inventory targets.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to identify supply risks and take actions to mitigate.
  • Manage broad component projects and align production.

The ideal candidate is analytically inclined with a passion for problem solving. Has a desire and the aptitude to take processes to the next level. Enjoys communicating and working within a team and cross functionally. You are ready to transform your experience and knowledge into recommendations and short/long term strategic planning.

You'll be most successful in this role if you have:

  • Knowledge/in-depth understanding of end to end supply chain functionality
  • Experience using MRP and ERP systems and report development
  • Demonstrated ability of metric understanding/usage to drive improvement
  • Experience in driving or engaged participation in projects
  • Experience in creating strategic plans to meet targets

It's an exciting time in Pharmavite' s history. After 50 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike. But there's more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees this translates into opportunity. Our rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.

In order to take on these challenges, you'll need to have:

  • 4-year college or university degree or relevant work experience
  • Strong analyitical, decision making and interpersonal skills
  • Have intermediate knowledge of Excel
  • Effective communication and reporting skills
  • Thrive in a team environment


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you can grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Visit to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begin with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.