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Supply Chain Planner - Romeoville, IL - PolyOne Distribution

Supply Chain and Logistics
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PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is an award winning workplace because of the value we place on our people and their contributions through recognition programs, competitive pay, community involvement, and opportunities to grow professionally and personally. We have a proven track record of promoting from within by providing professional development opportunities. We are a 3.4 billion-dollar world class global provider of polymer solutions with our materials used in products ranging from the colors in sports equipment to the polymers in the latest automobiles. With more than 7,600 global associates and 80+ facilities around the world, we outperform our competitors with our innovative products and services. If you like to be challenged in a fast-paced, team environment and collaborate with top, innovative talent, then PolyOne is the ideal company for you to build a career.


Job Summary


The PolyOne Distribution Supply Chain Planner (Romeoville, IL) position provides the single point of contact between the supplier and business unit. This individual's primary role is to assist with the critical day to day tactical scheduling and ordering necessary for all of PolyOne Distribution needs for their respective suppliers. This position's specific responsibilities are to plan inventory levels per the specific business unit goals, ensure optimal inventory deployment and manage inventory levels to meet service levels, while leveraging working capital through accounts payable and maximizing Operating Income through economic order quantities. The position requires strong analytical and computer skills combined with the ability to deal with large amounts of quantitative data. This individual must have the ability to actively listen to customer and supplier issues, efficiently troubleshoot problems and implement solutions in a timely manner.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drives customer satisfaction and PolyOne profitability by balancing inventory levels and order fulfillment within established working capital guidelines.

  • Enters, maintains and updates MRP forecasts for POD customers.

  • Review MRP run output and create purchase orders.

  • Purchase materials in most cost effective manner to meet customer requirements.

  • Consider order quantities, hub and spoke opportunities, logistics modes and other cost savings opportunities.

  • Build truckload STO deliveries to stocking points where possible based on material demand.

  • Review MRP data to identify inventory and delivery exceptions.

  • Define plan to resolve issues short term and long term.

  • Maintain MRP forecasts and item notes by establishing effective communications with POD Sellers and CSR’s. Answer material requests from POD CSR’s.

  • Aids in managing the supply chain to meet operating plans balancing service needs and costs.

  • Perform daily schedule maintenance based on new production/customer information.

  • Interact with supplier CSR’s and POD sellers/DM’s to resolve issues and build consensus.

  • Maintain forecasted demand for stock-able products at specific warehouses using forecasting models in SAP. Analyze and maintain data to create information on safety stock levels and forecasting requirements.

  • Work with Customer Service and Sales to resolve aged inventory issues.

  • Other jobs as assigned.

Education & Experience


Bachelors in Business or related field

3+ years of experience in:

Data Management

Manufacturing Industry

MRO Purchasing


Manufacturing Operations

Raw Material Purchasing

Statistical Management

SAP experience preferred


Each position at PolyOne focuses on 12 competencies in the areas of Personal and Strategic Skills as well Thought Rigor and demonstrating an Action Bias. Each position ties to specific competencies and levels of proficiency which help individuals excel at their current role as well as chart their growth path with the company through our Career Planning process.


We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan to eligible employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k).

PolyOne Corporation is a drug free workplace.  PolyOne is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran’s status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable state and local law. #LI-KD1


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