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Planning & Procurement Supervisor in Hermiston, OR at Shearer's Snacks

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

Manages day to day operations of Purchasing, Production Planning, Receiving & Repack. Working with the Sales and Operations Planning function, develop monthly and weekly production schedules in order to match plant operating capacity with customer needs. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Using a working knowledge of plant manufacturing capacity and capability, inventory availability to execute a specific production schedule that aligns with customer orders.
  •  Utilizing the existing ERP process and protocols, communicate the specific schedule to the plant.
  •  Monitor progress, adjust where needed, and communicate status and changes to Corporate Scheduling, Procurement, Warehousing / Distribution, and other groups as necessary.
  •  Develop ideas for continuous improvement in order to optimize planning and manufacturing processes.
  •  Develop ideas for continuous improvement in order to optimize planning and manufacturing processes.
  •  Work with Customer Service to understand customer requirements and product flow to the facility

Essential Requirements

  •  Candidates should have a Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university
  •  Practical, cross functional experience in many of the following areas:
  •  Sales and Operational Planning
  •  Planning and Scheduling in a manufacturing environment
  •  Production Supervision
  •  Materials Planning
  •  Forecasting
  •  Customer Service
  •  Supply Chain Planning Systems development 
  •  Ability to develop a detailed understanding of manufacturing capabilities and capacities.
  •  Great communications skills and proven ability to work cross functionally in a collaborative and integrated operating environment.
  •  Experience with ERP tools and Data Warehouse. 
  •  Strong written, mathematical and reasoning skills.
  •  Word, Excel and related applications is essential. Very strong Excel skills, both using and developing automated tools.

Physical Requirements

  •  Must be able to walk and stand for a prolonged period of time 
  •  Must be able to use hands, arms, and fingers to handle, feel, and reach 
  •  Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
  •  Must be able to climb or balance 
  •  Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds 
  •  Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds 
  •  Talent Recruitment Story (Why does a person want to work here?):
  •  Be part of a values-based culture where people and communities are considered important stakeholders and respect, teamwork, and giving back are key cultural guideposts.
  •  Ability to make an immediate and lasting difference.
  •  Work and standout in a flat, non-bureaucratic environment that values action orientation and speed of decision making.
  •  Supported by a leading private equity investor that supports growth through significant capital investment.
  •  Excellent benefits and on site medical clinics with free prescription drugs.
  • Culture that promotes wellness with programs and incentives.

Reporting Relationships: Direct reports: Planning Scheduler, Purchasing, Receiving, Repack

Shearer’s Snacks is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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