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Supply Planner

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90058

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
CR Laurence


Job ID:  [[419453]]

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


Worldwide Architectural Supplier Seeks Supply Planner


We are on the look-out for individuals who don’t view their weekdays spent at ‘a job’ but rather look to develop valuable skills that ignite their passion and lead to a CAREER. If you’re attracted to a work hard, play hard environment and seek the guidance, training and experience necessary to build a lucrative career, then welcome to CRL!


The Supply Planner is responsible for maintaining planning activities related to order fulfillment across North America, he/she will play a key partnership role in Supply Chain, partnering with the distribution centers to optimize the footprint, forecast requirements & ensure on time order fulfillment.


Who are we:

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL), a CRL company, is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


We operate our business to the highest standards of quality and customer service. The companies and institutions that depend on us impact the growing fields of glass fabrication, construction, architecture, and automotive restyling. Their positions as leaders in their own industries mean they demand the highest standards from their suppliers.


About the position:

We are seeking a highly analytical and experienced supply planner to join our team. As a supply planner, you will be working directly under the supply planning manager where you will keep track of inventory, anticipate demand, and maintain replenishment of inventory to ensure production and distribution continuity


A key team member of the Supply Chain department tasked to assist with process improvement to reduce and eliminate any materials shortages preventing orders fulfillment.

This role partners with Demand Planning, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Purchasing and Distribution centers to improve materials flow across the distribution network through to the final customer and assist the current efforts to optimize the distribution footprint in North America.


This is the job for you if:

  • You love to be tactical and strategic: Capable of implementing and executing plans to hit company goals
  • You are a strong communicator: Will have the ability to track and follow up effectively and concisely relay information to cross functional partners
  • You believe in proactive collaboration: Self-starter who can work in teams from cross functional departments and can have excellent internal facing customer service
  • You are learning driven: Open to continuously improving on processes and working knowledge.
  • Detail obsessed describes you: Ability to track minor and major details and follow up accordingly




  • Ensure all Un-Released Requisitions are moved to the Released stage
  • Helps to manage Inventory Replenishment Process (Min/Max, ROP, EOQ, etc. knowledge)
  • Counting and tracking inventory across multiple locations
  • Assists Purchasing, Sourcing and Logistics teams to streamline a more sustainable supply chain
  • Creates inventory reports and presents suggestions to the supply planning manager
  • Closely monitors End of Life (EOL) and Last Time Buys (LTB) resolution management
  • Ensures the business has a steady flow of stock without overcapitalizing on materials
  • Assists maintaining Pricing, MOQ & LT (ERP Item Master and Negotiation)
  • Supports the Sourcing Management team strategic initiatives
  • Suggests changes to inventory warehousing to meet increased or reduced demand
  • Ensure accuracy of ERP parameters through periodic updates and monitoring the changes in ways of working.




Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s (4-year) degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent required.
  • Experience in distribution environment
  • Progressive career in Planning including supply planning, customer service and demand planning
  • 3-5 years of Supply Chain related planning experience
  • Experience on change management projects
  • Strong analytical skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Professional qualification/certification from related professional body (ISM-CPSM/CPSM, APICS) preferred
  • SAP Experience
  • At least 3 years of experience working in logistics or supply chain management.
  • Detailed knowledge of logistics and inventory management.
  • Advanced mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to write and present detailed inventory reports.



Skills, knowledge and abilities we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of modern procurement & inventory replenishment methods and strategies (e.g.  min max, safety stock, kan -ban,consignment , supplier relationship management).
  • Effective in communicating with all levels in the organization
  • Set clear expectations and commit to the delivery, takes pride in achieving highest standards and results. Hold people accountable for their commitments and delivery.
  • Have a passion for growth, insist on innovation, never settle for good enough, take the lead and seek new opportunities
  • Externally oriented, bring the voice of customer in everything we do and the decision we make, go the extra mile to exceed customer expectation
  • Results focused, bring sense of urgency to getting things done and making tough decisions, avoid over-analyzing or debating, drive for simplification by keeping end goal in sight.



What CRL Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRL Americas


CRL Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRL Americas family. CRL Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


C.R. Laurence Co., a CRL company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRL family!


CRL Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is an E-Verify Employer.

Date Posted:  Jun 14, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply Planner, Logistics, Supply, Supply Chain Manager, Operations