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Chicago IL Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers' expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

  • Build, review, track, forecast and adjust intra-company shipments using SAP - develop and communicate deployment forecast to Transportation, Warehousing.
  • Analyze SAP DRP parameters to leverage auto load building capabilities.
  • Monitors and evaluates on hand inventory to ensure that case fill targets are met and trucks are fully utilized in the movement of goods
  • Collaborates with Supply Planning and Customer Service to make deployment adjustments to right-size inventory, particularly when item(s) over and under sell forecasted demand
  • Ensure successful customer promotion execution by working with Supply Planning, Transportation and Warehousing to communicate event specifics and execution requirements.
  • Liaise with Transportation and Warehousing groups as well as personnel at 3PL to resolve issues with intra-company shipments (including resolution of near-term warehousing capacity issues).
  • Liaise with Supply Planning and Customer Service to communicate potential customer service issues/risks and provide projected availability and/or short term options to avoid service interruptions.
  • Develop functional understanding of warehousing capacity, procedures and inbound/outbound planning processes to drive/enable warehouse capacity management and adherence to ship/arrival dates.
  • Identify ways to improve deployment planning processes and tools for assigned areas
  • Minimize freight expense by utilizing optimal modes of transportation when feasible.
  • Working with Supply Planning, develop a plan that minimizes inventory at the forward DCs while maximizing customer service.


  • 1-3 years of experience in production scheduling, inventory management, supply operations planning or supply chain related areas
  • Preferred understanding of applications, such as SAP or other Planning Software
  • Good understanding of MS Excel & general knowledge of other office applications.
  • Excellent change management, networking & presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and execution skills
  • Collaborative management and working style
  • Effective Communication skills
  • Should possess high degree of versatility, good interpersonal skills, and excellent time management skills.
  • Should be a team player
  • Bachelor's degree in Operations, Supply Chain Management/Engineering/Business or related field

ARYZTA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Chicago IL, United States of America
1/15/2020 12:19:06 AM

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