Supply planner

Employer: Tenneco
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Ilfov
  • Abroad
  • Updated at: 29.11.2022
    Short company description

    Tenneco Inc., a $17 billion global manufacturing company, is pioneering global ideas for cleaner air, and smoother, quieter and safer transportation. We're one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of Ride Performance, Aftermarket, Powertrain and Clean Air products and technology solutions for diversified markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway equipment and the aftermarket.

    Tenneco is present in Romania with the Global Shared Services Center in Bucharest and also with the Federal Mogul Braking products plant in Ploiesti, Prahova.



    Good knowledge of ERP systems – preferable SAP

    Elaborated Excel skills (> pivot tables)

    Fluent in English, other languages are an asset


    Analytical / Methodic thinking

    Acting & Problem solving


    Attention to details


    Internal: Internal stakeholders (Plants, Marketing, Product Management, Purchasing, Pricing, Finance, Logistics, management)

    External: Suppliers


    Minimum/Essential: Bachelor degree preferably in business, logistics, supply chain

    Desirable: Master’s degree in applied economics, engineering or similar


    Minimum/Essential: 3+ year related experience within supply chain environment

    Desirable: 5+ years in inventory position, experience in SAP / BW



    Translate the demand plan into a purchase & inventory plan
    Validate Supply Value Plan & Demand over Capacity Files with demand analyst
    Feedback / communicate supply issues to demand planning team
    Issue purchase orders & purchase plans to vendors (ZPOD)
    Follow up on spend
    Follow-up on outstanding purchase orders & chase suppliers
    Issue priority lists
    Vendor Shipping Performance & Past Due weekly reporting
    Clean up the order book (vendor reconciliations)
    Build / maintain good relation with suppliers (conf calls, emails, communicator...)
    Monitor and redistribute excess inventory between different warehouses
    Stock redistribution / follow up on inventory target
    Monitor non/slow moving inventory and recommend actions (eg repacking)
    Analysis / Follow up IQR (Inventory Quality Report)
    Coordinate repacking & rebranding initiatives
    Coordinate corrective actions to restore product & package quality
    Answer customer availability inquiries & Key Customer backorder follow up
    Close follow up on OTIF, analyse missed lines and root cause
    Coordinate with Product marketing on New Product Introduction and promotions
    Follow up NPI (GRE) – Place orders and communicate first delivery to Product Marketing
    Manage Master data & forecast availability
    Manage material master data
    Understanding master data + keep data base clean
    Coordinate with DC-staff and suppliers on physical logistics (lean supply program)
    MOQ / RV based on unit packs / layer sizes / pallet sizes
    Manage blocked invoice (Unipay) /follow up on EDI errors
    Assist product & purchasing team with YN parts / constraint parts

    Other info

    We are committed to the safety and health of our employees. We adhere to social distancing recommendations and other protocols, ensuring a safe work environment for all.