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Job ID: 47698
Planning Analyst
If you’re ready to flawlessly execute business goals (Fast and Flexible) while optimizing the fulfillment network (Reliable and Efficient), join our client’s Good Flow Planning Team (North America). They strategically manage the product delivery process to Customers and Consumers by leading the Logistics Planning & Execution arm and drive cross-functional alignment across supply chain to ensure they hit financial goals.

As a Goods Flow Planning Analyst, you will support In-Season Execution and general health of the business by providing actionable insights to deliver business results. You will analyze and influence business decisions through tradeoffs with x-functional partners to lead the business profitably. You will help align and plan the distribution capacity required to meet our customer demand while navigating the ever-changing landscape of customer need dates, network capacity challenges and mode changes (expedite vs. standard). You will support a sustainable performance management cycle to drive decision making to maximize revenue and margin. You are responsible for providing relevant and accurate data, highlighting risks and opportunities, for internal and external stakeholders.

Planning Analyst Responsibilities 
Monitor & measure the health of the business through identifying and deploying success metrics.
Connecting analytics and the business into the E2E planning and influencing of the business results; (e.g. synchronize and optimize shipping plans vs. distribution capacity and constraints).
Own and drive actionable insights for in-season execution of the business including identifying continuous process improvement opportunities.
Proficiency in developing metrics / KPIs for performance management and visualization.

Planning Analyst Qualifications
High degree of personal accountability and confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the information being managed.
Proven ability to digest complex information and communicate in a compelling manner to executive leadership and cross-functional teams. Skilled with analytical tools and data management (Excel, Alteryx, SQL, etc.).
Strong self-motivation, ability to manage ambiguity and lead cross-functional stakeholders.
Exceptional executive communication skills with a globally diverse audience, working up and down organizational levels with a strong story-telling capability.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of relevant work experience or 5 years relevant work experience in lieu of a degree.
Performance Management, Supply Chain Operations, S&OP, Finance or related experience preferred.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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