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USA: Material Planner


To coordinate and facilitate a continuous replenishment of materials from supplier to a manufacturing facility (Menlo Park) to ensure production plans are fully supported for Diageo’s items. Implement inventory strategy for materials, collaborating with suppliers and Diageo Supply Planning. Develop plans for materials, linking mid-range procurement goals with short-term production needs. Identify, mitigate, and report risks and opportunities to the overall supply of materials to Menlo Park.

Decisions on expediting materials vs changing production plans with impact of logistics costs offsetting Customer Service issues, and production inefficiencies.

Inventory management decisions involving safety stock levels offsetting production plan disruptionsFinancial Responsibility

Generate supply plans for materials that have an average value of approximately $80 million annually. Support production of 6.5 million cases per year ($305 million in annual sales) supplied from Menlo Park.

This role has no direct management responsibility, but must possess ability to influence key stakeholders both within and outside current department with respect to planning decisions.

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