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Demand Planner

Kelly Services
Hershey, PA 17033
**Sr. Supply Chain Analyst Customer Demand**

**Kelly** is seeking a talented **Sr. Customer** **Supply Analyst** for our manufacturing client in Hershey, PA. The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree plus 3 years supply analysis and a thorough grasp of key internal and customer forecasting, order generation, and order fulfillment processes. This is a 6-month contract role to start, with possible conversion to direct hire.

*** MUST BE ABLE TO WORK AS AN EMPLOYEE (ON W-2 BASIS) *** NO C2C, 1099, etc. ***

+ **Location: On site, Hershey, PA.**

+ **Shift: Monday-Friday, day shift.**

+ **Pay: 24.75**

**In this role you will:**

**20%-** Manage key supply chain activities with a focus on delivering measurable results and interaction with key supply chain decision makers for assigned customers. Align supply chain tactical and strategic imperatives. Define short and long-term supply chain vision and implement strategies to both achieve that vision and constantly refine it based on changing customer requirements, business conditions, new technology, etc. Lead a weekly Collaborative Demand Alignment (CDA) meeting to coordinate supply chain activities across internal Hershey team in support of new items, transition, seasonal buys, etc.

**20%-** Lead supply chain resource in working with multi-function internal and external teams to provide timely replenishment and planning actions and insights for all promotions, seasons, and planogram changes. Specific activities include the communication of promotion items and quantities with proper lead time, creating and execution of seasonal push-pull strategies for everyday items, and forecasting and management of new and deleted items. Positively impact retail in-stock levels and sales by implementing forecast changes derived from analysis of item selling patterns and having gained agreement from the customer. Facilitate planning and execution with the customer, Hershey sales, and the Hershey planning team. Manage / Develop scorecards for key eCommerce customers to highlight metrics, shortfalls and action items as needed to correct course.

**20%-** Develop systematic processes and exception-based tools to deliver reliable logistics and execution results as measured by fill rates, on time delivery, inventory levels, service levels to retail partners, and waste for assigned customers. Formulate and execute special warehousing, transportation, and packaging initiatives as needed based on company directives

**15%-** Maximize selling opportunities. Where appropriate, utilize retail data and insights to drive incremental sales, including on shelf availability, promotion and seasonal execution, and new item launches. Through detailed understanding of customer forecasts and distribution network configuration and practices, assist Sales and Category Strategy and Insights to promote proper volume allocation and timing of inventory

**10%-** Represent the Hershey Company on all relevant special projects and customer initiatives. Through customer interaction and regular benchmarking, develop and maintain a focus on customers strategic direction in order to educate and prepare internal constituents and actively participate in strategic programs when there is a demonstrated benefit to the total supply chain

**15%-** Manage customer orders, changes and returns. Provide timely and accurate information to incoming customer order status. Work closely with the credit department to alert of any potential deductions or chargebacks. Communicate any order complexities with our partners. Ensure best in class order execution

**Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ At least 2-3 years progressive experience in Supply Chain or related function

+ Demonstrated ability to lead teams with minimal supervision and work in an ambiguous environment and be solutions orientated.

+ Exceptional oral and written communication skills

+ Ability to negotiate effectively with internal and customer partners at all levels. Able to integrate feedback and adjust plans accordingly.

+ Strong collaboration, communication, and relationship management skills

+ Proficient understanding of fundamental business management and supply chain principles and concepts

+ Thorough grasp of key internal and customer forecasting, order generation, and order fulfillment processes

+ Ability to lead multi-functional project teams

+ Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications- Excel a Must

+ Strong working knowledge in NETSUITE systems and tools- preferred

+ Ability to maintain focus on Hershey goals and improvements

+ Ability to present complex solution in an executive summary

+ Strong project management capabilities

+ Disposition to engage with customer at all levels of their organization (replenishment analyst to SVP)

**Why Kelly?**

As a Kelly employee, youll have access to world-class perks, including:

+ Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

+ *Group insurance options

+ Service bonus plan

+ Holiday pay plan

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

+ Exclusive online employee community

+ Employee assistance program available at no cost

+ Corporate discounts

+ Transportation Spending Accounts

*Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

**Apply Today!**

*Important information: This position is recruited by a remote, national, Kelly office, NOT your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2021-09-01 Expires: 2021-10-11

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