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BU Materials Planning Manager



Sunrise, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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Your role at Clorox:

The BU Materials Planning Manager is responsible for near, mid, and long-term planning activities of raw and packaging materials used for Clorox’s production across internal and unbundled external manufacturing.

In this role, you will:

  • Generate near, mid, and long-term materials forecast based on finished goods forecast.

  • Identify requirements to ensure long-term materials supply (e.g., supplier’s line capacity, mold capacity, etc.) Engage Procurement Team as needed.

  • Define and maintain system updates with MRP Parameters for all materials (lead-times, MOQ, Inventory min/max, Rounding value)

  • Execute materials inventory policy, including setting targets, monitoring, and reporting.

  • Identify and address recurring materials constraints.

  • Define and implement component (material) transition process in alignment with Project Management, BU Network Schedulers, Materials Planner, and Inventory Planning, including Artwork process updates.

  • Perform other duties assigned by Manager.

  • Maintain open communication with plant or EM personnel (e.g., Business Support Mgr. BU Network Scheduler, BU Network Materials Planner) on material availability and supplier performance. Seek plant input to set master data parameters.

  • Support site-level issue resolution, escalate to Procurement and GQA as needed.

  • For materials shared across multiple plants, coordinate with peer sites all aspects of supply (e.g., volume forecast, allocation, supplier performance tracking, etc.)

  • Monitor material planning related performance metrics across sites (e.g., customer service level impact from materials availability, On Time In Full, Quality Notifications)

  • Ensure MM&P processes abidance across the network (i.e., BU Network Scheduler and Materials Planner, Procurement, QA, etc.), and conduct training, as needed.

  • Identify losses and participate in materials planning improvement opportunities.


What we look for:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in Supply Chain, planning, procurement, and/or manufacturing role.

  • Knowledge of supply chain planning principles and interactions between production plan, demand plan, material plans.

  • BA/BS Degree

  • Knowledge of, and experience with forecasting and planning tools (e.g., Excel, SAP, PowerBI, Kinaxis - Rapid Response, etc.)

  • Ability to react quickly to material / supplier-related issues and challenges.

  • Ability to provide clear guidance and direction to executional teams when issue arises.

  • Highly analytical mindset with fact-based, data-driven problem solving.

  • Flexibility manifesting in ability to manage and prioritize planned and unplanned work.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong leadership skills with ability to lead and manage a team when needed.

Workplace type:


We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here.

[U.S.]Additional Information:

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive, starting with our own people. To help make this possible, we offer comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates’ unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company match, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays depending on location), inclusive fertility/adoption benefits, and more.

We are committed to fair and equitable pay and are transparent with current and future teammates about our full salary ranges. We use broad salary ranges that reflect the competitive market for similar jobs, provide sufficient opportunity for growth as you gain experience and expand responsibilities, while also allowing for differentiation based on performance. Based on the breadth of our ranges, most new hires will start at Clorox in the first half of the applicable range. Your starting pay will depend on job-related factors, including relevant skills, knowledge, experience and location. The applicable salary range for every role in the U.S. is based on your work location and is aligned to one of three zones according to the cost of labor in your area.

Zone A: $86,600 - $161,900
Zone B: $79,400 - $148,400
Zone C: $72,100 - $134,900

All ranges are subject to change in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.

This job is also eligible for participation in Clorox’s incentive plans, subject to the terms of the applicable plan documents and policies.

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