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Inventory Planner II - Orora Business Service Center

Company: Orora
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

At Orora, we believe our packaging touches lives and together, we, together as a team, deliver on the promise of what's inside. From custom packaging design and packaging materials, to prototype development and manufacturing, packaging automation and equipment, kitting and fulfillment, global sourcing, and full service warehousing and logistics, our packaging consultants develop cutting-edge, innovative solutions that take a product from concept to consumer. It is with this passion and commitment to innovation, we believe in hiring and developing the very best talent by living our core values of Teamwork, Passion, Respect, and Integrity every day. These core values define who we are and how we operate. They shape the way we work with each other, with our customers, and with our communities. Every day, we deliver packaging solutions that exceed our customers' expectations while solving complex problems as a team. We believe that all team members (irrespective of their role or level), should aspire to distinctive leadership behavior, as we continue to deliver on the promise for our customers, shareholders and each other. Leadership is not tied to a job title, i.e. you don't need to be accountable for a team to be considered a leader.

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The Role

Orora is seeking an Inventory Planner II. The Inventory Planner is responsible for managing and maintaining appropriated levels of inventory on hand for the organization. This is accomplished by utilizing the Materials Requirements Planning tools in our ERP solution. The Inventory Planner will work with Category Management, Sales, Division Management and Logistics to coordinate requirements and buy triggers to maximize customer service while aligning with organizational goals related to inventory. The Inventory Planner II role will be responsible for perpetual inventory up to $3 million dollars total.

* Location: Work Remote from Home

What You'll be Responsible For in this Role

* Maintains input data which drives replenishment triggers from the Material Resource Planning system.
* Includes lead time, reorder point, maximum inventory level, reorder quantity, scaled purchase quantities

* Determines proper methodology for inventory management by individual material or groups of materials, between reorder point planning and buying to forecast
* Assists in development of "bottom up" forecast models and liaises with business owners to gain consensus and agreement
* Reviews MRP created Purchase Requisitions for appropriateness and releases to be placed on PO and ordered from suppliers
* Ensures that quantities and suppliers are in support of best practice purchasing

* Reviews inventory levels, assesses current performance, makes recommendations and changes to optimize inventory related to working capital, customer service and strategic initiatives.
* Responsible for metrics related to inventory management which can include turns, GMROII, inventory aging
* Manages the onboarding and sunsetting of materials and material groups for the organization ensuring new products support launch and exiting products are fully disposed of
* Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, improve turnaround times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly, to provide quality seamless customer service.
* Performs other duties and/or responsibilities as requested.

What We're Looking For

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in related field
* 2-4 years Purchasing experience
* 5+ years' experience in industrial packaging or distribution business

Reasonable Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Orora and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance

What We Offer

Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families. Here's a sample of the benefits we offer:

* Medical
* Dental
* Vision
* Generous PTO
* 401(k)
* Profit Sharing
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Employee Assistance
* Group Life and AD&D
* Voluntary Life and AD&D
* Group Short-Term Disability
* Group Long-Term Disability

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.

Recruitment Agencies

Orora does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Orora is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Solicitation of Payments

Orora does not solicit payment from our applicants and candidates for consideration or placement.

Keywords: Orora, Tempe , Inventory Planner II - Orora Business Service Center, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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