Inventory Deployment Planner

Blue Buffalo Wilton , CT 06897

Posted 2 months ago

GENERAL DESCRIPTION PURPOSE OF ROLE: This position is responsible for deploying inventory throughout our DC network to meet customer demand. This includes plant to DC movements and DC to DC movements. The planner needs to accomplish this objective while minimizing cost


  • Create Stock Transfer Orders in SAP to initiate product movement to our Distribution Centers to meet customer demand

  • Balance inventory to meet targets while monitoring warehouse capacity

  • Identify and assist in resolving slow-moving, aged and discontinued finished goods

  • Collaborate with production planners to align on production schedules to assist in decision making

  • Communicate potential shorts in customer shipments to all stakeholders

  • Review forecast accuracy by warehouse to identify areas of opportunity

  • Improve and document deployment strategy as the supply chain evolves

  • Ability to learn and apply new software technology

  • Participate in cross-functional meetings



Minimum 1 - 3 years in a supply chain role

Must be able to work in an environment with free-roaming companion pets.

Pet parent preferred


Experience in CPG industry preferred

Strong analytical skills

Strong SAP skills

Proficient in Excel


Bachelor's Degree required Supply Chain or related field preferred

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