Inventory Planner

$30 - $40 hourly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Lisle, Illinois
Job ID: 129503
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Our client, a leader in the consumer-packaged goods industry is looking to elevate their supply chain operations and are actively seeking a dynamic Inventory Planner to join their team.

As an integral part of our client's team, the Inventory Planner will contribute to the fine-tuning of the supply chain, ensuring seamless operations and cost-effectiveness. The ideal candidate has a strategic mindset, exceptional organizational abilities and a proven track record of collaborative success in cross-functional teams.

Inventory Planner Responsibilities:

  • Utilize advanced forecasting tools and historical data to predict product demand accurately
  • Devise and implement strategies to optimize inventory levels, reduce excess stock and minimize carrying costs
  • Foster strong collaboration with procurement, production and sales teams to align inventory with demand forecasts
  • Place timely and effective purchase orders with suppliers to maintain optimal stock levels
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of inventory data, identifying trends, forecast accuracy and areas for enhancement
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of inventory planning processes

Inventory Planner Requirements:
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in inventory planning or a related role
  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management or a relevant field
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with proficiency in cutting-edge data analysis tools
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across diverse departments
  • Exceptional organizational abilities, managing multiple tasks with precision
  • Proficiency in state-of-the-art inventory management software; familiarity with ERP systems is advantageous

If you are an ambitious professional passionate about optimizing inventory processes, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. 

Thank you,

Tatum Abegg 
Project Manager, Supply Chain 

LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.