Supply Planner

Impassioned by the goal of delivering high-performance products to both the professional athlete and the recreational cyclist, Cycling Sports Group encompasses several powerhouse Cycling brands, including Cannondale, GT, Charge, and Fabric. Cycling Sports Group is proud to present a truly unique and powerful portfolio of cycling brands to the market, continually striving to evolve through the very best products and service available today.

Wilton, CT

Cycling Sports Group

<strong>At Dorel Sports, innovation and product is at the heart of what we do. Every project, every meeting, every moment is an opportunity to create the perfect ride for millions of consumers around the world. From a Sunday family ride to the Tour de France, Dorel Sports employees are helping people find the perfect ride.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Walking the Talk.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Health insurance and a retirement savings plan is just the beginning for our employees. Our culture is as fun and lively as the lifestyle brands we represent.</strong><br /><br /><strong>STAY WELL.</strong>

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Overview: <strong>Position Summary:&nbsp;</strong>Responsible for supply planning and purchasing of assigned categories for key accounts.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Responsible for purchasing and tracking delivery of assigned categories.</li> <li>Analyze daily MRP results to generate purchase orders.</li> <li>Review open PO&rsquo;s, maintain accurate pricing, delivery status, and perform PO cancellations when needed.</li> <li>Ensure timely delivery of materials.</li> <li>Communicate product availability to Sales &amp; Customer Service team</li> <li>Facilitate warehouse in resolving receiving issues due to inaccurate / missing purchase order information.</li> <li>Work in tandem with Asian office expediting and updating PO delivery &amp; logistic information.</li> <li>Procure factory addresses, contact lists, and set up vendor information.</li> <li>Create/Update Purchase Info Records on all models where applicable.</li> <li>Create and maintain Material Master &amp; Info Record data in SAP as needed.</li> <li>Approve loading plan when container underutilization has occurred.</li> <li>Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.</li> <li>Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of purchasing.</li> <li>Follow internal controls and company policies as set by company and job function.</li> <li>Contribute to the success of company by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Essential Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>BS/BA degree with 1-3 years&rsquo; experience in purchasing or an equivalent combination of education and experience.</li> <li>Proven successful experience in an inventory management, planning, MRP, forecasting, or closely related role.</li> <li>Ability to work with overseas suppliers outside of business hours</li> <li>Willingness to travel overseas if required</li> <li>Experience with and knowledge of SAP ECC and SAP APO (SNP/DP)</li> <li>Must have the desire to take ownership of the supply/delivery function</li> <li>Must be committed to continuous improvement.</li> <li>Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).&nbsp;</li> <li>Excellent oral and written communication skills.</li> <li>Strong attention to detail a must.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Beneficial Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>An Associates or Bachelor&rsquo;s degree is preferred in Supply Chain Management, Production, or Business Administration or related field, but not a requirement.</li> <li>APICS certification</li> <li>Experience in consumer goods importing</li> <li>Knowledge of the Cycling Industry or passion for the sport</li> <li>The candidate should be self-motivated, highly flexible, and have the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced demanding environment.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Demands:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Working conditions are normal for an office environment.</li> <li>Must be able to sit at a computer and type for extended periods of time.</li> </ul>