Strategist, Supply Planning in Bohemia, NY at The Bountiful Company

Date Posted: 7/27/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    90 Orville Drive
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

Company Description

The Bountiful Company, a Nestlé Health Science Company, is a pure play branded leader in global nutrition, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbal and other specialty supplements, and active nutrition products, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The Bountiful Company’s portfolio of trusted brands includes Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown® and Ester-C®.

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 a Supply Planning Strategist you would lead improvements in the Supply Chain approach for Nestlé Health Science, with a specific focus on managing the Strategic Volume Planning (SVoP) process for the US territory:

  • Managing the Long Term Demand Planning (LTDP) collection process, incl. consolidation, validation, master data maintenance, etc.
  • Managing the Long Term Supply Planning (LTSP) calculation process, incl. close collaboration with the factories, validation, master data maintenance etc.
  • Managing long term Capacity Planning and Sourcing Changes
  • Contributing to the Annual Strategic Planning Workshop
  • Leading improvements in Supply Planning Optimization
  • Leading changes to the Supply Chain approach to improve performance
  • Developing and implementing new approaches to improve performance
  • Leading improvements in many different areas of Supply Chain, including D&SP, WC Management, NCE, Materials Management, Factory SC, Globe, Portfolio Optimization
  • Developing and managing the Global Strategic Demand & Supply Plan
  • Developing a new system and approach for strategic D&SP
  • Consolidating and maintaining the 5 year Long Term Demand Plan
  • Implementing a global capacity planning model, covering the 18 month horizon and extrapolated to a 5 year capacity view
  • Aligning with key stakeholders in Technical and Production, and Regional Supply Chain and Manufacturing on factory capabilities and resulting capacity
  • Developing and maintaining a database of all sourcing requests/decisions, major new launches, discontinuations, etc. that closely link to the capacity planning
  • Driving a comprehensive program of improvements to optimize Working Capital
  • Leading the improvement actions
  • Working with Marketing, Finance, Factories, Quality, and other functions to challenge and drive improvements in each area impacting WC – release times, production frequency, shut-downs, etc.
  •  Lead improvements to all areas of SC including Materials Management, Supply Planning optimization, Shutdown management, Bad Goods reduction
  • Lead or support ad-hoc projects and studies such as industrial structure review, end-to-end supply chain reviews, optimization projects

Job Requirements


  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in Planning, Supply Chain or related field.
  • 5+ years experience in leadership role
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles in executing complex, multifunctional prioritized projects.
  • Experience influencing several cross-functional teams to drive performance improvement or change management initiatives.
  • Experience with Agile, Lean and/or Six-Sigma project management disciplines.
  • Self-Motivator who can work towards resolution of problems.
  • Strong and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Effectively able to influence.
  • Advanced skill level in analytics and MS Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word.
  • Experience with SAP a plus.
  • Availability for travel as required.                                                              


  • Excellent organization & communication skills
  • Strong Stakeholder management and networking skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to solve problems in ambiguous environment 
  • Excellent Excel and data crunching skills
  • Proven ability to influence at all levels
  • Discipline in execution
  • Service orientation and 'can-do' mindset
  • Capable to work in an ambiguous and matrix environment
  • Innovative mindset

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