Supply Chain Planner

| Downers Grove

HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.


The Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for performing designated supply planning activities in support of continuous supply and promotional events.  Review and interpret data, develop insights and recommendations, and take appropriate actions to support execution.  Collaborate both internally as well as with external stakeholders.  Manage supply planning operation relative to planning, execution and post analysis of promotional items and the continuous supply of core items.


  • Provides oversight in determining the supplier production and inventory management plans as well as the distribution strategy for all promotions
  • Manages the replenishment processes for suppliers, Distribution Centers and restaurants including issue resolution and reallocation decision processes
  • Communicate plans to the client, suppliers and supply partners to ensure alignment and understanding of responsibilities and timing of plan execution
  • Directs daily replenishment planning, including the identification of potential stock replenishment issues, and appropriate issue escalation
  • Supports root cause analysis through the creation of daily promotion status reports, and development of relevant action plans
  • Validates and submits all incremental costs associated with managed items
  • Develops and strengthens external relationships with distribution and supplier community


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • APICS Certification, preferred
  • 3+ years experience in Supply Chain or related industry 
  • Experience with supply planning tools and processes
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with advanced supply planning software applications, JDA preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in dynamic and evolving environment
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Analytical skills and interpersonal effectiveness


Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:


…our commitment to rewarding results

…the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’—and our company’s success


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3500 Lacey Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515
3500 Lacey Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Perks of working here

Casual Dress
Health Benefits