Mgr., Supply Planning (I) in Boca Raton, FL at The Bountiful Company

Date Posted: 3/26/2021

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Company Description

The Bountiful Company is a global leader in health and wellness, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbals, supplements, protein bars and powders, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The brands of The Bountiful Company are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Pure Protein®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown®, Body Fortress®, MET-Rx®, Ester-C® and Dr.Organic®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Bountiful Company.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Bountiful Company is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.



Job Description

As the Supply Planning Manager you are responsible for leading and optimizing the designated Site/Co-manufacturing supply planning department, processes, systems, cadence, and analytics to:

  • Drive cross-functional collaboration
  • Capture key business and supply planning insights, and
  • Create integrated, aligned, stable, and agile supply and inventory plans to efficiently meet the Site/Coman fill rates, productivity and service level targets.

The Supply Planning Manager partners closely with the Plant Manager, site Leadership Team, Schedulers, Commodity Managers and/or external suppliers.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Achieve performance metrics and prioritize and escalate planning challenges, creating countermeasures in order to achieve KPI targets, conducting root cause analysis as needed to identify systemic issues
  • Create/maintain Vendor/Site production requirements to ensure inventory levels and on time customer delivery
  • Drive plans to achieve department annual goals and KPIs
  • Collaborate with Procurement, Demand and Inventory to develop/adjust inputs for production planning and material management flow
  • Escalate information about shortages or excesses of inventory levels to Supply Leader and Plant Manager
  • Understand future capacity, supply constraints affecting production & lead development of recovery plans with a 1-6 month forward looking view
  • Identify and escalate the need to break into the frozen plan
  • Own purchasing for the site and partner with Procurement in resolution of material deliveries issues from vendors to ensure production plans are executed and aligned with demand
  • Responsible for feedback and identification of counter measures for any PSD and CFR issues and /or inventory risk, with communication within the network
  • Participate in the alignment of demand/supply plan to Operations and the S&OP Process
  • Lead presentations to varying audiences regarding team initiatives, training and issue resolution
  • Manage designated team including the hiring of new talent, conducting performance reviews/conversations, creating development and succession plans, and providing regular feedback
  • Other duties may be assigned as required

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of planning experience – inclusive of material requirements purchasing, planning and scheduling in a process manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years’ experience leading supply planning activities and a team of direct reports
  • Understanding of manufacturing resource planning and material requirements planning Knowledge and experience with ERP planning tools (Oracle preferred)
  • Advanced MS Excel (e.g., using formulas)
  • Experience managing master data maintenance processes
  • Undergraduate degree or several years’ experience in similar capacity
  • APICS Certification 
  • Strong with PC Programs (Word, Excel, PPT), with advanced Excel capabilities (e.g., using formulas)
  • Strong problem solving and statistical skills using quality tools, with ability to draw business planning conclusions
  • AS400 knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Quantitative, analytical and problem solving ability
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to lead and work as effective team member
  • Proactive and results oriented within a fast moving dynamic environment


Expected high performance behaviors:

  • Exhibit positive attitude regarding work and responsibilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively within teams
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness during major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures
  • Continuously look for ways to do things faster and better, while maintaining high quality standards
  • Is creative and intellectually curious; tries different and novel ways to solve obstacles

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



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