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Packaging Planner at Land O'Lakes, Inc. in ARDEN HILLS, Minnesota

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Imagine what you can do at Land O’Lakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.  

At Land O’Lakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agriculture’s toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land O’Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you’ll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:

Packaging Planner

Job Description:

Unlock  your greatest potential with the opportunity to make a difference, drive results, and develop a rewarding career. 

As Packaging Planner, responsibilities for purchasing materials and managing the relationship for defined strategic supplier(s).  Responsibilities include optimizing inventory levels on a national basis by partnering with supplier(s) to manage production schedule to balance inventory needs on long lead time materials.  Understanding and optimizing freight utilization, managing age/slow moving inventory, managing item transitions and launches and proactive collaboration with business, suppliers and supply chain to meet all business strategies including service and costs.

Key focus area:  Empty Packaging for Winfield United

Required education/experience:

4 year degree, 3+ years planning experience

Competencies: Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks/prioritize and plan daily activities, solid communication skills, quantitative skills; ability to analyze and provide insight, and ability to solve problems and make decisions in a timely manner. 

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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