West Hills, California Senior Supply Planner

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  • Requisition Number R4070
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Supply Chain Planning & Operations
  • Location West Hills, California


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day 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 Senior Supply Planner is responsible for leading and driving strategy, process and planning system improvementsThis role influences the Supply Chain utilizing key planning techniques to support ideal customer service levels and inventory balances The Senior Supply Planner reports to Senior Supply Chain Planning Manager and influences the planners daily work in the Supply Chain Planning Team. 

Key Responsibilities

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include: 

  • Leads projects and works to improve processes related to master scheduling, new product, planning, distribution planning, inventory management, and network strategy. 

  • Maximizes the use of Planning systems (Kinaxis Rapid Response), understands and utilizes planning attributes for an accurate plan supporting customer service and inventory targets.  

  • Proactively identifies and resolves customer satisfaction, production and inventory issues by detecting root causes and utilizing appropriate problem resolution / corrective action techniques. Able to create executive level updates on critical supply issues.

  • Actively participates in S&OP, including generating, presenting executive level reports for Supply Reviews. Influences Supply Review content to support resolution of Supply Chain issues that impact customer service or inventory targets.  

  • Influences adherence to plan while working with manufacturing, purchasing, third-party manufacturers, distribution, warehousing and other supply chain groups to resolve any issues that arise. 

  • Acts as center of excellence in supply chain planning across the entire company by participating in or leading cross-functional teams.

  • Analyzes the end-to-end supply chain and defines the appropriate inventory strategy to deliver customer service while maximizing inventory and financial performance. 

  • Measures, tracks critical KPI’s and drives improvement in areas such as fill rate, safety stock adherence, and working capital. 

  • Utilizes key inventory concepts to influence optimization of inventory across the supply chain. 

Ideal Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate has experience in a fast paced, preferably CPG, environmentYou are a leader, influential with cross-functional partners and team members, curious and driven to solve problems, and communicates effectively with all levels of the organization. 

Critical Success Factors

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

  • Experience in a fast paced CPG company 

  • Has working knowledge of Inventory policies and concepts, and can create policies based on Pharmavite's service and inventory goals 

  • Can influence cross functional partners to achieve metrics 

  • Can clearly communicate issues and possible solutions at any level in the organization 

  • Sound understanding of Lean principles, including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and drive continuous improvement efforts 

  • Significant understanding of how supply planning decisions impact company financials


Capabilities & Skills Required

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

  • Requires a four-year college or university degree or relevant work experience. BA/BS in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Business, Logistics, or Operations is preferred

  • Proficient computer skills, including advanced Microsoft Excel capabilities. 

  • Requires a minimum of 6 years in fast moving consumer packaged goods supply chain planning, or related experience. Experience with Master Production Scheduling, Distribution Planning, VMI Planning, Data Analytics, Inventory Management, Forecasting, and Logistics roles preferred.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Planning and Manufacturing software (Kinaxis Rapid Response preferred).



Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to 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.

Annual Pay

Annual Pay Range

$99,700.00 - $149,600.00

This represents the minimum and maximum base salary range for this role, plus annual incentive. Various elements are used to determine a candidate’s starting salary such as job experience, specific skills, and comparison to internal incumbents currently in the role.  This information is provided to applicants in accordance with state and local laws.

Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

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