• The J.M. Smucker Company
  • Bloomsburg , PA
  • Warehousing/Logistics
  • Full-Time
  • 23 Crestmont Cir


  • Responsible for raw material planning for a manufacturing facility; including ingredients and packaging materials
  • Responsible for the overall management of Site/Business Capacity & Supply Chain Operating Strategies to drive service at optimized cost (including our suppliers)
  • Responsible for technical mastery as well as work process excellence for integrated planning, material supply management, and physical distribution
  • Responsible for driving results in missed cases, material logistics costs, inventory, material availability, MPSA, initiative delivery, IRA, and Warehouse-related safety and quality incidents
  • Participates in raw/packing materials supplier SLEAs, (on time delivery, quality, min runs, vendor inventory management or materials)
  • Works closely with central planning team to accurately forecast and plan material needs to suppliers using production planning inputs
  • Collaborate with DLx system (electronic system used to manage and direct site inventory) users and Finance & Accounting to drive out loss in logistics/warehouse systems
  • Work with other departments (Engineering, Quality, Operations, etc.) in establishing standardization of materials, supplies, inventories, vendors, etc.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Corporate Supply Chain Leaders, Customer Service Leaders, Marketing, Purchasing, NA Physical Distribution, Transportation, Co-Packers, etc.
  • Develop and implement contractual safe guards which clearly establish responsibility for the warranting of design, materials, workmanship, performance, and patents for purchased materials, goods, and services
  • Provide leadership and direction for the key performance measures in the Department (i.e.: PPV, Purchased Material Standard Costs, Inventory Investment, Vendor Quality Improvement process, Just-in-Time deliveries, utilization of fresh ingredients, and lower cost production)Responsible for coaching, career development, and performance management of integrated planners, lead analyst, and material warehouse technicians; lead objective setting and work plan process and have systemic 1:1 s with direct reports
  • Develop and implement cost reduction and work process improvement projects
  • Contribute to location s volume and profit growth by driving improvements in time, inventory and cost in the supply chains of the plant using lean manufacturing
  • Improve and standardize systems to deliver customer service results that meet or exceed business targets
  • Coach for all aspects of production and material planning (short term and long term) for the plant
  • Own scorecard results related to inventory management for materials and finished product
  • Responsible for managing the Warehouse, including, managing warehouse inventory, indirect spending, and customer outbound shipments (primarily direct loads to Wal-Mart
  • Coaches Warehouse Coordinator to deliver efficiency improvements in material storage and handling (Manage inbound material safety stock, storage, FIFO, remnant etc)
  • Manages new SKU set up, new material transitions: Starting Materials; Change Management; Material Handling; and Receiving / Storage / Transportation.
  • Owns the Site Internal Controls in Materials Management and Inventory, Receiving, and Shipping


  • A Bachelor s Degree is required; a Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or Business degree is preferred
  • Experience

  • At least 5 years supply chain and/or manufacturing experience is required
  • Previous People management experience is preferred
  • Other

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot and solve complex problems to root cause
  • Demonstrate ability to be decisive, proactive and strategic in decision making
  • Demonstrate ability to lead a large organization to deliver business results
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively across organization boundaries and with diverse teams within a manufacturing environment; experience in peer to peer collaboration and managing upward through the organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • IND123


    Associated topics: analyst, generalist, inventory control, leader, logistics analyst, logistics specialist, manager, shift supervisor, supply chain, warehouse

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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