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Supply Chain Planner - Contract Manufacturing


Passirana di Rho, Milan, IT, 20017

REQ ID:  34234

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit


Responsible for delivery service, production plans and inventory results for a group of manufactured materials Contract Manufacturers / Suppliers in Europe. The Supply Chain planner will interface with Demand Planners, Supply Planners, Purchasing, Portfolio, Contract Manufacturers, Customer Service and Suppliers on a daily basis. Plans and arranges own work to accomplish objectives, manages complex problems.


  • Develop finished goods plans as per net demand requirements to support material sourcing, inventory and customer supply, validate and share monthly production plan/forecast to Contract Manufacturer(s)/Suppliers including PO’s
  • Manage Contract Manufacturers/Supplier execution to Purchase Order requested delivery date / quantity
  • Develop strong relationships with Contract Manufacturer(s), formalize working processes and KPIs
  • Anticipate and inform on any supply issues and build action plans to mitigate and work on medium term capacity planning strategy with Contract Manufacturer(s)
  • Proactively communicate with customer service when availability issues arise that will impact order fulfillment, Conduct Root Cause Analysis for any plan misses and implement action plan to mitigate for future
  • Clear communication and transparency with all risks to the production plan
  • Collaborate with purchasing departments to ensure appropriate lead times and minimum order quantities are in effect
  • Manager overall stocks to meet inventory and service to customers goals
  • Works with Portfolio & Planning Manager to control phase in and out of products



  • Supply Chain Education, Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering is an advantage – recent graduates welcome
  • 1-3 years of experience in a high performance manufacturing or Supply Chain discipline
  • Detailed understanding of master production scheduling / planning and inventory management processes and systems (preferably SAP), good knowledge of MRP processes and systems (SAP)
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and team skills
  • Highly motivated, proactive, detail oriented and seeks accuracy in work product
  • Capable of working in a fast changing and multi-tasking environment.
  • Advanced in working with Microsoft, especially Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables and vlookups)
  • Costs optimization orientated
  • Basic statistical knowledge
  • Know-how of manufacturing, and logistics / order fulfillment processes
  • Fluent in English (oral & written), additional European languages is a plus


Type of contract :Fixed Term

Requisition id: 34234 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

  • Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.
  • Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.
  • Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Industrial, Supply, Supply Planner, Operations, Manufacturing

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