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Supply Chain Planner II Florham Park


Job Field: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Location: Florham Park, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704328

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… We are seeking to hire a Supply Chain Planner to support our Home and Personal Care product lines. This position will be responsible for managing all processes and systems used for supply management of the given portfolio. This includes order execution (import and/or domestically produced), management of inventory, inventory disposition strategies, KPI performance, master data management (as it relates to materials management and planning), identification and resolution of demand/supply imbalances, and being a key contributor to the S&OP process. It requires collaboration with Customer Care, Logistics, Procurement (in some instances), Product Management, and Global Source partners. The position reports to the Supply Chain Manager. Supply Chain Planner II (1704328) – Florham Park, NJ Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Manage supply and inventory balance for assigned product portfolio.
  • Oversee replenishment of products using netted demand in support of inventory targets and delivery reliability goals.
  • Monitor orders, stock status, and MRP exception messages in SAP, ensuring products are available to support business plan.
  • Interface with Customer Care regarding available to promise and backorders.
  • Identify, negotiate, and bring to resolution any demand/supply imbalances working with Product Management and Global Supply partners (or Procurement, if applicable).
  • Manage inventory levels throughout the Supply Chain, consistent with SBU targets.
  • Identify and manage dysfunctional inventories. Recommend and pursue appropriate disposition.
  • Drive planning improvements to prevent development of dysfunctional inventory.
  • Analyze KPI trends to identify areas of opportunity, and implement improvement where applicable.
  • Manage and pro-actively audit master data in SAP (R3 and SNP), including purchasing agreements, ATP, and article extensions.
  • Actively engage in the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) planning process by preparing relevant data, updating KPI's (e.g, inventory analysis, short supply, HOI), and representing the supply planning function by participating/facilitating the monthly meetings.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You… Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, or a related field; combined with at least 2 years of experience in a Supply Chain-related field (e.g., Customer Care, Supply Chain, Product Management, Procurement, Operations, Production); in lieu of degree, a minimum of 4 years of experience in a Supply Chain-related field.
  • Working knowledge of Supply Chain Management concepts required.
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP designation is desirable.
  • Working knowledge SAP preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, with the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.
  • Execution-oriented with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Customer Service

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