Supply Planner

Dallas, Texas | Full-Time

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Berlin Packaging is the nation's premier supplier of rigid packaging and packaging components. We are a $2.6 billion-dollar company with 30+ straight years of record growth. Berlin Packaging touches virtually every market: automotive, beverage, food, home care, industrial chemical, pet care and veterinary, personal health and beauty, wine and spirits, and now, cannabis too.  


Key Accountabilities:

Purchase Order & Inventory Management

  • Utilize company tools to analyze, recommend, and execute inventory optimization opportunities based on historical trends and customer forecasts.
  • Process purchase orders; act as a liaison between the employees of Berlin Packaging and its suppliers.
  • Confirm, follow up, and expedite orders to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Resolve discrepancies and/or issues as they occur during the purchase order cycle.
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Manage and schedule transportation needs.
  • Support management of inter-unit stock requests and transfer entries.
  • Maintain replenishment triggers to help branch optimize purchasing activities.


Supplier Management

  • Resolve discrepancies and/or issues as they occur during the purchase order cycle.
  • Facilitate the escalation process to meet customer needs.
  • Effectively manage supplier performance by assisting with quality concerns.


Cost Reduction & Margin Enhancement

  • Use independent judgment to identify, recommend, and execute opportunities to optimize inventories and drive cost savings without negatively impacting customer service metrics.
  • Partner with Logistics Coordinators to determine most cost-effective inventory movement options.


Berlin Values

  • Fulfill employee portion of the Berlin Values by demonstrating a strong work ethic, teamwork, loyalty, innovation, productivity and driving profitable results. 


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • 3+ years in a supply chain or related role.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Familiarity with inbound transportation, logistics, and inventory, preferred.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, problem solving capability, and ability to learn Berlin Packaging’s business, products, customers, and suppliers.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a passion for negotiation.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong time management skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow up.
  • Operates with a sense of urgency.
  • Is flexible and open to change and new ways of working.
  • High energy, positive attitude, and contributes to a positive team culture. 
  • Self-motivated; consistently strives to attain goals and seeks self-improvement.
  • Technologically savvy.


Working Environment

  • Sales and Distribution Center Office


Berlin offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package including profit sharing, 401(k) with company match, medical insurance (including an HSA option and telemedicine), dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, health club reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, 529 college savings plan, employee assistance, smoking cessation program, pet insurance (new!), employee discounts, employee referral bonus program, and, last but not least, flexible spending accounts for transportation, medical, and dependent care. 


Berlin Packaging provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

Berlin Packaging, LLC
Berlin Packaging, LLC
HQ: Chicago, Illinois

Berlin Packaging manufactures and supplies glass, plastic, and metal containers

Company size: 5000

  • Salary
  • Career Level
  • Degree
  • Experience
  • Job Type
  • Attractive
  • Mid-Senior Level
  • Degree Preferred
  • 3-6 Years
  • Full-Time
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