Newell Brands Production & Packaging Planner in Milan, Italy

Position Title: PRODUCTION & PACKAGING PLANNER

Reports to: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

Location: MILAN

Job Summary:

Responsible for Planning, Execution and Control of production for a given portfolio of products packed in EMEA area

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for Materials management:

  • MM setup @subc vendor

  • BOM management

  • SAP APO routing and production parameters

  • PO prices adjustments

• Responsible of production planning and PO execution of given portfolio of products:

  • Set up and deliver production orders to POC (PO management) with the goal to minimize operations costs and inventory level while achieving best customer service level (KPIs).

  • Coordinates and expedites the flow of work and materials in POC according to daily and weekly production schedules

  • Conferring with POC counterpart to determine progress of work, completion dates, priority and expedite

  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to anticipate, track and recover possible stock problems (weekly calls with CS, SC Supply Team, Packaging Dept)

  • Managing internal/external inputs of unpack/repack requests and responsible of execution @ subc vendor

Qualifications

• Experience as production planner/supply planner (2+ years)

• knowledge of SC management and MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning)

• Good knowledge of MS Office. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook is required

• Good knowledge of ERP systems. SAP knowledge is a plus

• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

• Excellent communication abilities

• Fluent in speaking, writing, and reading English

• University degree (ideally economics, industrial engineering)

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.