EMPLOYMENT / US | SUPPLY PLANNER | LINTHICUM
Supply Planner | Linthicum, MD
KPSS, Inc., is an international, diverse company that is part of the Kao Corporation, a Japanese company specializing in the fields of cleanliness, beauty, health and chemicals with over 500 brands which include well known brands such as Biore, Jergens, John Frieda, Molten Brown, Kanebo and Phytomax.
As an affiliate of KPSS GmbH, a German manufacturer, our goal is to enhance the success of hair stylists around the world. We develop innovative ideas, international hair care and color brands, and distribute our products exclusively to salons. Stylist exclusively – paired with innovative products and services – are the basic elements that KPSS brands Goldwell and KMS California share.
We are currently offering an exciting and challenging opportunity for a 'self-starter' as a Supply Planner. The ideal candidate will be responsible for analyzing forecast recommendations and properly planning open stock, promotions and products needed for kitting to ensure on-time delivery. They will also help to control the manufacturing process to manage requirements, batch minimums, and lead times while keeping inventory cost to a minimum avoiding backorders.
Selected candidate will be highly organized and detail-oriented, with previous planning, purchasing, and promotions experience; possess excellent customer service skills; will be able to work independently, as well as a member of a team and take instruction; will demonstrate confidence, persuasive communication and presentation skills; and will be able to prioritize multiple projects, establish priorities to meet deadlines, and exceed goals.
A Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or a related field required, with 2+ years related work experience. Candidates must have advanced knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word, and previous experience with SAP is a plus.
KPSS, Inc. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. For consideration, please email your resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 410-510-1368 or mail to the Human Resources Department, KPSS, Inc., 981 Corporate Blvd, Linthicum, MD 21090. No phone calls please. EEO/M/F/V/H