Supply Planner

Cycling Sports Groups



Job Description:

Supply Planner

Job Description:
The Supply Planner is responsible for supply planning and purchasing of assigned categories for key accounts.

  • Responsible for purchasing and tracking delivery of assigned categories.
  • Analyze daily MRP results to generate purchase orders.
  • Review open PO s, maintain accurate pricing, delivery status, and perform PO cancellations when needed.
  • Ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Communicate product availability to Sales & Customer Service team
  • Facilitate warehouse in resolving receiving issues due to inaccurate / missing purchase order information.
  • Work in tandem with Asian office expediting and updating PO delivery & logistic information.
  • Procure factory addresses, contact lists, and set up vendor information.
  • Create/Update Purchase Info Records on all models where applicable.
  • Create and maintain Material Master & Info Record data in SAP as needed.
  • Approve loading plan when container underutilization has occurred.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of purchasing.
  • Follow internal controls and company policies as set by company and job function.
  • Contribute to the success of company by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree with 1-3 years experience in purchasing or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven successful experience in an inventory management, planning, MRP, forecasting, or closely related role.
  • Ability to work with overseas suppliers outside of business hours
  • Willingness to travel overseas if required
  • Experience with and knowledge of SAP ECC and SAP APO (SNP/DP)
  • Must have the desire to take ownership of the supply/delivery function
  • Must be committed to continuous improvement.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail a must.

Beneficial Qualifications:
  • An Associates or Bachelor s degree is preferred in ----Supply Chain Management, Production, or Business Administration or related field, but not a requirement.
  • APICS certification
  • Experience in consumer goods importing
  • Knowledge of the Cycling Industry or passion for the sport
  • The candidate should be self-motivated, highly flexible, and have the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced demanding environment.

Physical Demands:
  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Must be able to sit at a computer and type for extended periods of time.

Company Profile:
Cycling Sports Group (CSG) is part of Dorel Sports, a segment of Dorel Industries, Inc, (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), with a total of three operating divisions - CSG, Pacific Cycle Group and Caloi. The Cycling Sports Group division deals specifically with the Independent Bicycle Dealers (IBD) and specialty store channels. CSG has a comprehensive range of brands including Cannondale, GT, Schwinn, Fabric, and Charge Bikes. Cycling Sports Group products are well-recognized premium brands that have gained wide consumer acceptance for their high quality, safety and innovative designs that incorporate state-of-the-art features and up-to-date fashion. The global headquarters for Cycling Sports Group is located in Wilton, CT.

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