Pinnacle Foods

Material Planner

Job ID
Supply Chain


At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.


While other duties may be assigned, the following is a framework for daily responsibilities:

  • Responsible for raw material movements while setting appropriate inventory levels, reorder points, etc. for ingredients and packaging
  • Work closely with/communicate to Purchasing Managers, suppliers, and co-packers any changes in overall schedule and impact to material planning
  • Assist in developing and implementing guidelines and process for material planning
  • Create and track metrics for standards of performance
  • Identify, implement, and track cost/capital saving opportunities


Essential Requirements

  • 3+ years Purchasing or Materials Planning/Warehouse Management experience
  • Experience with Food Ingredients, especially in natural foods segments a plus
  • Strong communication, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented, strong analytical skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Excel skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team, in a extremely fast-paced environment
  • BPCS experience preferred

Education and/or Experience:   

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience in Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or related field


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