Associate Supply Chain Planner

| West Suburbs

HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.

Responsibilities

Participate in an Entry Level Training Program that encourages participants to develop the skills and capabilities needed to meet current and future business needs for Supply Chain Planning.

 

The Supply Chain Associate in this role will focus on the delivery and execution of supply chain processes for both internal and external clients. Specific tasks can include reporting on Supply Chain volume trends, execution of managed items to assure supply, develop and lead inventory policies for specific materials, manage strategies for minimizing obsolescence & Create and manage demand plans.   Besides being responsible for reviewing, communicating and monitoring supply& demand plans for their assigned client, this position may also monitor performance of the plans, make recommendations for improvements and conduct root cause analysis of issues to drive continuous improvement. The Associate will also engage with other supply chain partners including, restaurants, distribution centers and suppliers.

  • Develop production and inventory management plans
  • Conduct production capacity analyses and financial risk assessments to identify potential constraints and/or exposure and create recommended contingency plans to mitigate or minimize risk
  • Ensure effective communication internally and externally of account issues. Act as the single point of contact for Suppliers, DCs and/or Customers
  • Track and manage compliance against plans and make recommendations on corrective actions as necessary through the entire promotional life cycle
  • Manage the replenishment processes across the supply chain network including reallocation decisions
  • Ensuring the accuracy and consistency of forecast volume at the item level
  • Manage and adjust demand plans and inventory planning models as appropriate, ensuring stakeholder alignment
  • Conduct regular supplier and DC level communication meetings
  • Distribute and discuss Shipment and Inventory plans to drive seamless collaboration and achieve the program objectives
  • Evaluating system performance and pursuing opportunities to improve efficiency
  • Facilitate discussion on benefits metrics and benefits realization process
  • Create new ideas and processes, and drive for continuous innovation and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct root cause analysis on weekly planning exceptions. 
  • Identify gaps and issues and work with stakeholders to resolve
  • Work with HAVI functional groups to ensure process alignment

Desired Skills & Experience

  • BA and or BS in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Strong Academic Record 
  • Knowledge of supply chain management
  • Experience with database applications or ability to adapt to and learn new software applications.
  • Knowledge of advanced planning and inventory software systems such as JDA or SAP.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience in a team environment.
  • Internship or experience in Supply Chain, Operations, Distribution, or Business related field

Benefits

Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:

 

…our commitment to rewarding results

…the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’—and our company’s success

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • HubSpotCRM

Location

Amazing views of Morton Arboretum and wild life, walking paths. Bring your binoculars! Easy access to I-88 and I-355, 25 min Metra BNSF- free shuttle

An Insider's view of HAVI

What are some social events your company does?

Thankful Thursday! I recently came off the elevator on a random Thursday morning and our Executive Leadership team was handing out mimosas, bacon and doughnuts. Super fun way to start the day!

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What are HAVI Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
You can contribute your own pre-tax dollars to either or both: - Medical Spending Account/ $2,650 max. - Elder/Child Care Account/ $5,000 max.
Disability Insurance
No cost to employee Short Term Disability – Eligible on day of hire. Equals a percentage of your pay based upon length of service. Long Term Disability too.
Dental Benefits
Cigna is the Plan Provider and 2 Plan Options to Choose From Preventative Care: 100% (no deductible)
Vision Benefits
Lenses covered in full every 12 months after $20 Copay Frames covered every 24 months Contacts covered every 12 months: after $20 Copay
Health Insurance Benefits
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois is the Plan Provider 3 Plan Options to Choose From including an (HSA)
Life Insurance
HAVI offers a base amount equal to twice your annual salary provided by the company. Option to purchase additional life insurance and AD&D at discounted cost.
Wellness Programs
HAVI rewards participation in wellness activities. Fun, interactive and personalized online program that makes living a healthier life easier!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401K allows you a choice of fifteen investment funds to choose from. In addition, HAVI's Profit Sharing contribution is based on company performance.
401(K) Matching
HAVI's company match is 100% of the first 3% you contribute and 50% of the next 2% you contribute. Amazing!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
HAVI will grant up to two (2) weeks of paid Parental Leave to an eligible employee upon the birth of their child.
Flexible Work Schedule
The Sunshine Hours Program offers full-time employees the opportunity to participate in an altered work schedule that will permit them to enjoy a half day (4 hours) off work every Friday, May - Sept.
Adoption Assistance
The HAVI Adoption Assistance Program is designed to provide tax-excludable reimbursement of certain expenses for employees who are pursuing adoption
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
HAVI offers 10 paid time off to observe all major holidays, 15 days off and 4 personal days!
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Dress for your Day!
Commuter Benefits
If you take public transportation to work, pay to park your car, or park and ride, you can save money on taxes by paying for your eligible commuting expenses through our Commuter Benefits.
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
HAVI Global Solutions is dedicated to providing a lunch program that ensures that our employees have access to a very reasonably priced quality lunch
Parking
Covered Parking, no slush, no rain!
Fitness Subsidies
Preferential membership rates are available from X Sport Fitness
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Develop Your Place To Grow! HAVI’S digital platform that supports virtual and facilitated learning, which will empower you to navigate your own development journey.
Tuition Reimbursement
Eighty percent (80%) reimbursement, up to $10,000 per year for tuition, books and fees upon receipt of a passing grade. Courses must be approved by Manager and Human Resources prior to enrolling.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Impressive 401K and Profit Sharing • Life Insurance 2x's your annual salary • Educational Assistance • Summer Hours

We have Dress for Your Day!

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