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Supply Planning Analyst (Finished Goods)


Salary based on experience and credentials
Supply Chain and Logistics
Chicago - USA


Support the supply planning function for Dyson US by analyzing stock projections and collaborating with the Dyson planning team on production needs , ensuring targeted US inventory KPI’s are met. 


  • Support overall supply planning process for US consumer and commercial businesses.
  • Submit weekly/monthly demand plans by SKU by warehouse to production planning team in Malaysia
  • Liaise with Malaysian manufacturing team and third-party ocean carrier to ensure timely and accurate delivery of product into US
  • Work with Demand Planning team to maintain appropriate levels of inventory in third-party warehouses to meet 12-month rolling demand plan and to achieve corporate stock objectives
  • Assist local marketing and sales teams with planning for new product launches and exclusive skus
  • Communicate with Malaysian manufacturing team on a bi-monthly conference call to ensure production plans meet demand plan
  • Analyze domestic supply chain product flow movements and manage requests made from group inventory compliance.
  • Report monthly inventory projections by sku to monitor investment in working capital
  • Drive profitability by minimizing product obsolescence
  • Ensure correct inventory locations/timing to meet customer requirements
    • Divert containers, team trucking, warehouse stock transfers
  • Manage allocation process for items with capacity constraints

  • Identify and communicate potential capacity constraints to necessary parties

  • Update demand/supply sheets weekly

  • Prepare internal allocation report for key retailers to help maximize sales when inventory is low
  • Assist in managing customer orders
  • Work closely with Sales and Order Processing and Account Managers to analyze shipments vs. plan
  • Invoice creations for international territories
  • Receipt alignment report
  • Process freight forwarder invoices and resolve discrepancies
  • Develop and recommend improvements to current operating procedures
 Special projects and ad hoc analysis as required
Other Requirements 
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Very organized with excellent follow-up

  • Numerically Proficient

  • Adaptable/flexible – able to multi task

  • Professional/discreet/loyal

  • Team player


  • Bachelor’s degree required- Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or Logistics preferred
  • 1+ years’ experience in a supply chain role required, consumer goods organization experience preferred”
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Advanced knowledge/ proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook required
  • Strong communication skills
  • SAP planning experience preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of supply chain concepts


Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.