Job Description

The branch Supply Planning Specialist is the focal point for the central supply planning department and the branch’s sales force, operations, merchandising and marketing departments. The Supply Planning Specialist is responsible for professional and timely communication with internal and external customers. The specialist supports strategies, planning, and related activities to achieve objectives involving purchasing, storage of product, monitoring order fill, and inventory levels and flow. In addition, they will support sales, operational, and category management needs

Essential Duties:

  • Determine root causes and corrective actions for overstocked and at-risk inventory, coordinating with supply planning managers to address with their teams as necessary
  • Present data on behalf of the supply chain team to hold branch sales and ops personnel accountable for reducing at-risk inventory exposure
  • Review and act on various analytical reports to mitigate threats to service level within the branch
  • Review and act on various analytical reports to mitigate obsolescence risk within the branch
  • Manage a select group of vendors (generate PO, manage dead inventory, attach new items) specific to the branch and its key customers
  • Generate emergency/recovery PO’s where needed to expedite product needs that would normally be handled through the regular ordering process
  • Represent supply planning as the point of contact for all warehouse and operational issues
  • Attend monthly branch sales meeting
  • Attend Category Management, marketing, merchandising meeting
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree from college or university; or 5 years related experience - equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Clarity or E3 Trim Purchasing Experience or equivalent preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to use Excel and other Office tools, as well as perform moderate to advanced mathematical calculations relating to inventory, is required
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence as well as to speak effectively before groups of stakeholders
  • Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which are subject to evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Some traveling will be required
  • Familiarity with local foodservice suppliers and distributors in the local market is preferred

Corporate Summary:

At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first – our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922.

Our Mission: At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family’s motto to “treat associates like family and customers like friends.”

Why work for us?

Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy.  That’s why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck.  And it doesn’t stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs, and much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Shamrock Foods Co all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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