SharkNinja
Positively impacting people’s lives every day in every home around the world.
Needham, MA, USA
Hybrid

Supply Planner

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Our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high-quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do.

OVERVIEW:

On site: Hybrid 3 days a week

The Supply Planner executes global inventory planning and fulfillment strategies for a specific category(s) of products. The objective of this role will be to maximize service levels in all markets across the globe, maintain a healthy level of inventory, pivot in response to fluctuations in orders and forecasts, and represent the supply chain as a steward of inventory and cost.

Here are some of the EXCITING things you’ll get to do:

  • Creation and updating of global inventory plans across specific categories, balancing supply chain constraints, demand priorities, overall inventory levels, and associating service impacts.
  • Manage priorities throughout the day, and ensure the quality and timely completion of work and assigned tasks
  • Collaboration with demand planning, production, logistics, sales, marketing and product development on a daily basis, acting as an orchestrator to ensure the best outcomes for SharkNinja
  • Purchase Order Management in alignment with the inventory plan, while monitoring and adjusting inventory flow for changes in demand, supply chain constraints, or alternative supply options such as reworks, substitutions, or transfers.
  • Participate in portfolio reviews as a steward of the supply chain, challenging SKU proliferation, and ensuring lifecycles transition and launch dates, as well as ABC classifications are updated. Incorporate new parameters and dates within the global inventory plans. 
  • Participate in demand and forecast reviews, ensuring assumptions are captured, demand priorities are clear, and forecasts are clearly understood and aligned. Incorporate forecasts into global inventory plans.
  • Participate in supply reviews, ensuring global constraints and opportunities are identified, and feasible options are developed to overcome any constraints, and/or capture opportunities are ready to decide and action.
  • Collaborate with the manager on the resolution of issues, aligning on a course of action and orchestrating across team of supply planners.
  • Monitor service levels and inventory levels, particularly in markets with excess or obsolete inventory, and collaborate with sales, strategic sales, demand planning, marketing and market leadership to develop corrective actions.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, develop creative solutions, and lead improvement initiatives with key cross functional team members with a focus on improving KPI's and utilization of bandwidth.

ATTRIBUTES & SKILLS:

  • Bachelors degree in Supply Chain concentration highly desired or relevant experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Supply Chain Certifications (CPIM, CSCP, etc) considered a definite asset
  • Broad knowledge on supply chain process fundamentals and metrics, including: demand planning, inventory planning, manufacturing, logistics and distribution.
  • Comfortable working in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual environment, and excited to work collaboratively with colleagues across the globe.
  • Strong and curious analytical skillset, identifying patterns, exceptions to patterns, and identifying drivers of these outliers
  • Takes pride in quality of work, and comfortable operating in the detail (bottoms up), while ensuring mid-down and top-down assumption consistency.
  • Flexible to manage time across pivots in task prioritization of ones self and the team, and communicate for impact the necessary support to navigate through issues and challenges. 
  • Desire and capacity to learn new systems, processes, and guide others on the learning journey
  • Expertise in handling datasets within Microsoft Excel, and comfortable learning new planning and IT systems
  • Strong communication skills, capable of communicating for impact the key messages for an audience and associating asks through both oral and written mediums.
  • Self starter who thrives in ambiguity, demonstrates curiosity, and approaches work through a growth mindset
  • Bias for action and excited to use voice in meetings to cut through ambiguity and seek clarity.
  • Fluency in English required.

At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA.

 

YOUR ROLE in leading our SUCCESS DRIVERS & representing our UNIQUE MINDSET

  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED” 
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT” 

 

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other class protected by legislation, and local law. SharkNinja will consider reasonable accommodations consistent with legislation, and local law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact SharkNinja People & Culture at [email protected]

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What are SharkNinja Perks + Benefits

SharkNinja Benefits Overview

All full time employees who work at least 30 hours per week or more are eligible for company benefits. These include several Medical plans, Dental, Vision, Health & Dependent Care FSA, HSA, company paid Life insurance, company paid AD&D, company paid Disability, Supplemental Life, Critical Illness, 401(k) & Company Match, Pet Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, generous Paid Parental Leave, Calm Premium, TaskHuman, Pre-Paid Legal Plan, generous Time Off, Charitable Matching, Associate Discount on SharkNinja products, Referral Bonuses, Onsite Gym, & Fitness Classes in our Needham office, Summer Friday’s, and much more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

SharkNinja enjoys half day Fridays in August. Summer also bring Food Trucks and Ice Cream Thursdays. Associates also enjoy discounted products for family and friends, including our annual holiday sale.

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