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Newell Brands Supply Planner in Muncie, Indiana

Job Title : Supply Planner

Location: Muncie, IN

Reports To : Manager, Supply Chain


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage North American purchase orders including creating, maintaining for suppliers.

  • Manage raw material and finished good inventory including, tracking inventory for multiple materials (closures, glass, trays, film, etc.)

  • Exposure risk and assure compliance with Inventory Management Agreements.

  • Manage SAP planning settings to optimize the inventory and service, including safety stock, master planning parameters and lead time in collaboration with sourcing

  • Troubleshoot incoming supply or availability issues as needed. Including working on supplier system for container prioritization / supplier approval.

  • Identify and communicate potential future demand and supply issues and lead the team in developing an action plan.

  • Key contact for plant communication with suppliers including purchase plan and annual volumes

  • Review and make decision in daily allocations

  • Collaborate with Divisional resources to determine risks, forecast accuracy and other supply chain risks

  • Coordinate and prioritize schedule sequence for production lines

  • Analyze forecast combined with demonstrated rates and provide labor requirements as needed

  • Manage Bill of Materials including maintaining, ensuring changes are initiated and led through process until completed

  • Identify, participate and support continuous improvement initiatives

  • Develop production schedules in collaboration with business needs

  • Key measurements for success include exceeding customer service levels, projecting and managing inventory levels, supporting aggressive international growth strategies, and supporting the GBU during product development to ensure projects are launched on time. This position is an essential business role – Working from the Plant is required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, supply chain or related analytical field.

  • 3 – 5 Years of supply chain experience.

  • Strong analytical skills and understanding in MRP supply chain theory

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and drive action across peer groups

  • Ability to demonstrate change management and possess a continuous improvement mindset

  • Strong working knowledge of systems: SAP, ERP system, Excel & PowerPoint

Limited domestic travel ( 10% as needed)

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.