Deployment Planner
The Dannon Company, Inc. - White Plains, NY

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We Have Something Special Inside, Do You?

Are you looking to join a growing global leader, in a category experiencing explosive growth and have a passion for driving rapid product innovation? If yes, then The Dannon Company, Inc, has an exciting opportunity for you as a Deployment Planner!

Deployment Planner Role

Responsible for overall deployment of finished goods from plant production locations to distribution centers. Accountable to develop and monitor deployment strategies that optimize service, costs and operational capacities for a specified category.

Responsibilities :

*Overall responsibility for deployment strategy for a specified category

*Ensure overall deployment strategy is optimized and system planning parameters are optimized. Conduct regular consistent reviews of all parameters and update based on new criteria.

*Review daily and weekly deployment suggestions (STOs) to ensure accuracy and consistency.

*Manage issues and communicate with plants, DCs, Customer Service, Finished Goods Planners and Supply Chain counterparts.
*Review daily inventory levels at DCs to manage shelf life and proactively address imbalances.
*Review daily inventory levels at DCs against customer orders to proactively address service issues.

*Work with Distribution Centers/Plant Coolers to assist with capacity constraints and optimization strategies as appropriate. Responsible for accurate and consistent data accuracy throughout SNP to provide appropriate mid to long range plans.
*Participate in weekly supply planning team meetings with counterparts in finished good planning, deployment, forecasting and procurement to deliver key KPIs - service, DOS, L&D, forecast accuracy, material SS, obsolescence minimization and sourcing optimization
*Track and report key KPIs – obsolescence, supplier inventory levels, DIO, service.


*3-5years Supply Chain experience in CPG including supply planning.
*B.A. in Supply Chain Mgmt/Logistics or related degree.
*SAP/APO knowledge a plus.
*APICS certification desired.

*Demonstrated understanding of supply chain processes and safety stock optimization strategies.
*Demonstrated understanding of deployment practices, distribution theory.
*Solid communication skills, particularly in highlighting issues and take corrective action.
*Ability to set deadlines and key timetables to achieve with minimal guidance.

The DANNON Company , one of the fastest growing consumer product companies in the US, is part of Groupe Danone, a world leader in the food and beverage industry. Established in the US in 1942, DANNON is America’s premier fresh dairy company offering consumers a wide variety of brands and products. We are committed to bringing health to the greatest number of people across America through our product’s benefits. Our corporate culture and core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and teamwork. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our products, our way of doing business and our relationships with the wider world. Most of all you can see it reflected in our culture and our people. If you like what you have learned, we encourage you to apply and learn more.

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The Dannon Company is an equal opportunity employer.


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