Inventory Planner in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 4/5/2019

Job Description

As an Inventory Planner for Milwaukee Tool you will support the management of inventory in the Milwaukee Tool organization.

This role is responsible for inventory reporting and planning. He or she will be a key participant in the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process. Position reports to the Manager -- Inventory Planning. This is a position with high visibility within the business. Individual must have strong communication skills as well as strong supply chain knowledge.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate/own tracking supply chain decisions that present risk to inventory projections such as market opportunities, supplier constraints, business risks.
  • Manage inventory related to complex and continuously changing new product and product lifecycle schedules.
  • Work on interdepartmental teams to implement best practices and improve processes.
  • Support process for approvals and cross-functional accountability on inventory decisions.
  • Monitors inventory turns and days of supply for individual business units and profit centers.
  • Works with Finance and Channel Marketing on E&O inventory process and mitigation strategies.


  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Logistics, Business or related technical field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of business experience and minimum of 3 years of direct Supply Chain experience.
  • CPIM certification is preferred.
  • Experience with demand planning, capacity planning, master scheduling, and inventory control in a manufacturing environment is highly preferred.
  • Must have oral and written communications skills for presentations to all levels of customer and management
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