Supply Planner, Manufacturing Supply Chain

Armstrong Flooring Lancaster , MN 56735

Posted 3 months ago

You'll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories. We are North America's #1 producer of resilient flooring products and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

That's us. That's Armstrong Flooring.


Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we're proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.


Who you'll be working with:

  • Report to Sr. Manager, Global Supply Planning

  • Sales and Marketing teams

  • Our vendors who manufacture our flooring samples

How you'll contribute to the team:

  • Supply Planner jobs create detailed planning and scheduling of our vendors who manufacture and distribute our flooring samples to Armstrong Flooring customers.

  • Create monthly forecast, PSI (Production Scheduling Inventory) plans, and manage weekly schedules for our suppliers.

  • Manage and facilitate the new item entry process into SAP for Armstrong Flooring plant and vendor locations.

  • Ensure accurate set-up of material masters to meet supply chain planning requirements.

  • Ensure that all vendors have the right raw materials, labeling and packaging materials to support the timely creation of finished samples for new product launches and on-going loose piece and full line set business.

  • Issue RFQs and purchase orders.

  • Train vendors on SAP and required transactions to update their production, inventory and shipping records.

  • Determine safety stock levels at vendors for raw materials (rolls, cartons of tile) and finished stock (loose pieces, full line sets, etc.).

  • Achieve target fill rates for finished sample items.

  • Manage working capital levels for both in process and finished goods

  • Monitor daily vendor activities and address issues of inaccurate system transactions or other activities that may cause samples service issues.

  • Establish processes to minimize obsolete inventories of samples, labels and packaging materials as dictated by changes in the product line.

What you'll bring to the table:

  • Supply Chain Management degree or related field; Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • Working knowledge of SAP

  • Ability and desire to take on new challenges and additional responsibilities

  • Proven strong work ethic, including an action- and results-oriented mindset

  • Demonstrated accountability and ownership with initiative and leadership skills

  • Proven analytical and teamwork abilities

  • Strong Math skills

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to present solutions clearly and concisely

  • 1+ years of planning/ supply chain experience preferably in a manufacturing setting

  • APICS certification

  • Formal process improvement training (Six Sigma, Lean, etc.)

Location: 2500 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

Supply Planner Salary: $59,000 - $80,000 based on experience


At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many employees with diverse backgrounds and career paths. We offer the following opportunities which promote a growth culture:


On-the-Job training

Tuition reimbursement

Instructor-led & online courses

Job shadowing

Cross-functional team projects


Choice of competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans

Prescription plan with mail-order options
401k with company match

Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Paid vacation with graduated schedule & option to purchase more

Paid holidays

Annual incentive plan

Product discounts

Employee Assistance Program

Free coffee


Company celebrations & department gatherings

Family picnics

Recognition program

Service awards

Casual work environment

In addition, our world headquarters office offers:

Campus-like environment
3-mile wooded walking path

Fitness Center

Lunchtime Caf

Disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring's resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity.

Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at

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