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Supply Planning Manager- Franklin, TN

Mars, Incorporated
Franklin, TN 37064
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A mutually rewarding experience.

Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize theres more to being in business than just making a profit. Thats the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

Because its never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. Its about how you can grab everything thats within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. Its about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means well all be a little better off. Its that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

About Mars, Incorporated

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the worlds best-loved brands: M&Ms, SNICKERS, TWIX, MILKY WAY, DOVE, PEDIGREE, ROYAL CANIN, WHISKAS, EXTRA, ORBIT, 5, SKITTLES, UNCLE BENS, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl, VCA and Pet Partners. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.

Supply Planning Manager- Franklin, TN

Lead team of Supply Planning Analysts and Supply Activity Analysts to build and strengthen the planning capabilities and development of future Supply Planners

Develop a production and inventory plan that drives the segment and feeds the financial planning processes; effectively balance the customer service, freshness, inventory and cost goals of the segment

Support and oversee scheduling process within the segment, working with the site scheduling teams. Own and drive the collaborative trade-off/MPS process with site scheduling and operations for assigned brand techs.

Maintain and communicate the Supply Planning KPIs to broader business

What are we looking for?

  • A Bachelors degree in engineering, statistics, operations, business, or other comparable qualifications

  • 3-5 years of supply chain experience which could include production scheduling,demand planning & forecasting, operations, industrial engineering, customer service or other supply chain or logistics functions.

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Develop production and finished goods inventory plans each period as part of the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) cycle using the latest approved demand plan over the entire planning horizon (18-24 months)

  • Provide input to Step 3 (capacity/production plan) of the S&OP process. Identify supply, capacity, and product age issues which cannot be resolved in Step 3 with recommendations to the segment planning manager for the S&OP Step 4 reconciliation and trade-off meeting.

  • Provide timely input on optimal sourcing decisions (cost & service)

  • Develop, coach, and mentor direct reports. Mentor and provide technical support to the plant scheduling and logistics associates.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • The opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.

  • An industry competitive compensation package including generous benefits (i.e. 401k, pension, health, etc.)

  • Commitment to our Purpose and our Five Principles.

  • An environment where all Associates feel valued, supported and comfortable being themselves at work. The opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better world for generations to come.

  • Opportunity to bring your pet to work

  • Commitment to make A Better World For Pets a world where theyre healthy, happy and welcome.


Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


Posted: 2020-03-13 Expires: 2020-04-11

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