Sr. Analyst, Shipment Planning

Published
February 18, 2024
Location
Kohler

Description

r. Analyst, Shipment Planning Work Mode Remote LocationRemote at Kohler, WI Opportunity The Senior Analyst, Shipment Planning is a pivotal orchestrator, playing a key role in overseeing and implementing strategic planning activities to optimize released shipment schedules. Focused on enhancing on-time delivery, maximizing asset utilization, and minimizing supply chain costs, the Senior Analyst is a crucial contributor to operational efficiency. Ensuring seamless coordination of network shipping operations for improved overall performance, the Senior Analyst brings a strong systems mindset to strategically navigate SAP ERP and (TMS) Transportation Management Systems. Their adept handling of technology platforms is instrumental in driving organizational goals by ensuring seamless integration and coordination across various systems. Leveraging expertise in TMS and SAP, the Senior Analyst facilitates efficient communication channels, thereby enhancing overall operational effectiveness and contributing to the achievement of organizational objectives. Specific Responsibilities Shipment Planning Execution with TMS Collaboration Execute shipment planning processes for K&B North America sites in collaboration with our external Transportation Management System (TMS) provider. Ensuring that daily loads planned align with customer demand and distribution requirements, leveraging insights from our TMS partner. Maximize cube utilization while meeting customer commitments, with a focus on collaborative efforts with our external TMS partner. Adhere to service level agreements based on value stream and delivery priority. Process and System Enhancement with TMS Integration Drive the implementation of the K&B North America Supply Chain strategy. Analyze, recommend, and implement improvements to planning processes and systems, including delivery creation (inventory allocation), load building, consolidate shipments, route scheduling, etc., with a keen focus on integrating suggestions and capabilities from the TMS provider. Provide support for continuous improvements in the supply chain to enhance on-time delivery and reduce costs for customer and interplant deliveries. Problem Solving and Resolution Identify, analyze, communicate, and proactively address order management bottlenecks. Monitor external supply chain risks, alert operations, and assist with contingency planning, collaborating with the TMS provider to navigate challenges. Collaborate cross-functionally with Supply Chain Associates, Warehouse Operations, Transportation, Customer Service, Sales, and Operations Planning (S&OP), IT. Skills/Requirements Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Computer Information Systems or Business Analytics (or equivalent experience) 5+ years of experience in the functional areas that contribute to supply chain planning MS tools Excel, Power Bi, Tableau or other business intelligence software Knowledge of SAP or other ERP Order-to-Cash Process Transportation Management System (TMS) Ability to influence supply chain teams to take pro-active action to manage risks and recommend operations changes to address chronic process and system issues Proven problem solving capability, experience with 5-why, 8D, 6Sigma or other methodologies Demonstrates initiative is conscientious and provides complete follow-through on areas of responsibility Attention to details, work organized, effectively prioritizes and performs multiple tasks Strong written and verbal communication within multiple level of organization Effectively balance on-time delivery and supply chain costs goals #LI-Remote #LI-Hybrid #LI-SM1Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $68,000 - $85,650. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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