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Supply Planner

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Memphis, TN, US, 38109

Company: TBC Corporation

Description

The Supply Planner is accountable for managing inventory and all its components to ensure that inventory and service levels are within targets defined by leadership and can support the fulfillment & demand planning forecasts. Overall responsibility for managing inventory levels for a set of products/vendors/brands to support demand while meeting inventory turn and service level targets. Work collaboratively with demand planners, vendors and other parts of the business to ensure that inventory and purchase plans accurately reflect future forecasts as well as operational constraints. Monitor receipts of promotional, seasonal and new item purchases, working closely with vendors and logistics partners.

Company Overview

For 60 years, TBC Corporation (TBC), one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, has been a tire company ahead of the curve. Through worldwide operations spanning wholesale, retail, and franchise, TBC also provides automotive maintenance and repair services with best-in-class brands. TBC meets the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands NTB®, Tire Kingdom®, Merchant's Tire®, Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Mexico and the Middle East through NTW, TBC Brands, TBC Dealer Group, TBC International and TBC de Mexico.

Job Responsibilities
  • Achieve sales, margin, in-stock and inventory targets for perspective supplier lines. 

  • Develop and maintain inventory and purchase plans using JDA Fulfill and Order Optimization module

  • Provide inventory, receipt and shipment forecasts to Inventory leadership for inclusion in submitted forecasts to finance and logistics partners. 

  • Develop actionable plans to meet inventory goals

  • Use input from the analytics team to determine appropriate safety stock levels and replenishment parameters

  • Review alternate / deal buying opportunities and make decisions on purchase quantities and timing based on targets defined by leadership

  • Monitor inventory and service level performance and resolve exceptions

  • Generate and analyze inventory and service level performance reports to quantify for executive level discussion

  • Manage/resolve stock-out occurrences through root cause investigation

  • Generate appropriate aggregations of inventory data to facilitate cross-functional communication with key business stakeholders

  • Collaborate with Purchasing, Demand Planners, and business Analytics on item flows, JDA forecasts, seasonal plans and promotional schedule. 

Qualifications
  • 3-5 years of industry experience in Merchandise supply or demand planning

  • Undergraduate, bachelor’s degree in business related field or supply chain related field

  • JDA Forecasting & Replenishment or equivalent in SAP, O9, Llamasoft, Infor, Kinaxis, Logility or Oracle

  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain or MBA an asset Supply Chain Certification

  • Experience in an S&OP environment

  • Microsoft office: excel/access

  • Quantitative products: Mathematical and strong statistical knowledge

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Motivated self-starter that can start and finish with little supervision

  • Ability to calculate and analyze key forecasting metrics

  • Business/financial acumen and Supply Chain knowledge

  • Strong Communication and influencing skills for both supplier and key stakeholder reviews

  • Good judgment and decision-making ability

  • Time management and organizational skills

Benefits
  • Competitive compensation and bonus

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 401k plan with a company match. Immediate 100% vesting

  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision

  • Company paid short term disability and employer subsidized long term disability

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Discounted tire and automotive services

  • And more!

TBC Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Work Environment.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply, Medical, Supply Chain, Supply Planner, Operations, Healthcare