Planner, Material Supply

Date:  Mar 11, 2023
Location:  East Windsor
Company:  Shiseido

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for planning Raw Materials/Components to support the finished good production plan. 


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze component and raw material requirements based on the finished good plan and purchase accordingly  
  • Maintain proper aligned to Inventory and E&O targets        
  • Assure shipment of Purchase Orders to be on time and in full          
  • Validate schedule of purchase order deliveries with finished good planners, S&OP partners and contract manufactures                                      
  • Ensure vendor adherence to the Shiseido KPI’s including but not limited to OTIF, S.S programs, VMI Programs, NPC resolution and communication standards                              
  • Follow up on shipment and delivery of purchase orders with transportation or vendor to assure availability for production 
  • Review expedites, cancelations and deferrals
  • Maintain monthly reporting metrics which included but are not limited to OOR accuracy, E&O reason coding, NCP status updates, MDR coordination and plan attainment      


Working Relationships/Key Stakeholders:

  • Finished Good Planners for production timing
  • S&OP Partners for long term planning and customer requirements
  • Quality Team for NCP resolution and guidance                                                                    
  • Transportation for coordination of shipments
  • OPD for new launches and development of products new or existing                                
  • NPC for all new launch project timelines
  • Component and/or Raw Material Suppliers  


Financial Accountability:

  • E&O of components
  • Incremental cost of expediting components
  • Overall inventory targets
  • Vendor OTIF
  • Days of Supply


Qualifications & Competencies:

  • 2-5 years of previous planning experience in Consumer goods preferably in the cosmetics Industry                     
  • Proficient in software supporting planning activities
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Ability to Focus
  • Communicates effectively
  • Collaborative
  • Drives Results  
  • Excellent organizational skills    



Our Principles serve as the working principles that every Shiseido employee must follow. These eight working principles – known as “TRUST 8” – are based on the idea that mutual trust is the key to succeeding in Our Mission.

  1. THINK BIG – Adapt a big-picture perspective. Deliver new values through creativity.
  2. TAKE RISKS – Embrace risk. Practice “Trial & Error & Trial”.
  3. HANDS ON – Consider front-line realities when making decisions. Take the lead from end-to-end.
  4. COLLABORATE – Break free from the silo mentality. Leverage the diverse capabilities of colleagues.
  5. BE OPEN – Be transparent. Create an environment that encourages everyone to speak up – even if it is bad news.
  6. ACT WITH INTEGRITY – Be sincere and humble at all times.
  7. BE ACCOUNTABLE – Commit to the goal. Take accountability for the execution.
  8. APPLAUD SUCCESS – Create a culture that celebrates success.


Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

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