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C.H. Robinson Supply Chain Planner in Monterrey, Mexico

The Supply Chain Planner will be fully embedded with the customer’s in and out bound material planning. This role will be dual in nature, as The Supply Chain Planner will not only understand and execute the current Material Planning processes but will simultaneously transform how the work is done and make it a competitive advantage for the customer. This role will be responsible for developing an ideal state of Supply Chain Planning, which will encompass true end-to-end planning and execution of all aspects of the Supply Chain. Additionally, the Supply Chain Planner will perform gap analysis between current and future state, and root cause/corrective action initiatives to close identified gaps, in order to achieve the ideal state.

Responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop, implement and control the Supply Plan for raw materials sourced from external suppliers considering demand, capacity, and materials availability constraints

  • Responsible for supply planning activity, including creating and maintaining supplier forecasts and purchase orders to meet demand

  • Manage stock levels and stock provisions in conjunction with demand planning, suppliers and distribution partners to ensure adequate inventory is available to fulfill customer demand, while minimizing inventory costs

  • Communicate with both the upstream and downstream functions of the Supply Chain

  • Contact suppliers, operations representatives, carriers, and factory personnel to investigate issues and improve alignment

  • Perform root cause corrective action

  • Work with the team to identify, analyze, and correct the true root cause of any issues that arise

  • Develop the skills and experience to identify potential problems before they happen

  • Develop the desired future state and implementation plan for Supply Chain Planning, creating a competitive advantage for the customer

  • Establish critical inventory parameters considering constraints and input, such as lead time and order cycle time

  • Monitor, track and report inventory levels and reconcile inventory variances using all available resources to identify root causes and possible solutions

  • Ensure all inventory metrics are met. Identify actions and drive process improvement

  • Provide visibility to product back orders, short stock, excess and/or slow-moving inventory

  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience

  • Ability to travel up to 20% (domestically and internationally)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior professional experience in supply or demand planning

  • Ability to organize effectively, multi-task, attention to detail, accuracy, analytical thinking and solution-oriented attitude a must

  • Leadership skills (motivation, communication, team building, setting the example)

  • Critical thinking, problem solving, analytics mentality

  • Desire to “roll up the sleeves”, “get dirty”, and work hard

  • The ability to influence and drive change

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits plan above the Mexican Labor Law. This includes life and medical insurance, a Wealth Accumulation Plan (Plan de Pensiones), an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and among others, the opportunity to prosper in a Fortune 500 company.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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