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Sr. Buyer/Planner Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description


• BBA or BS degree is required.

• +10 years of demonstrated experience in Planning functions, such as: Master Scheduling, Supply/Demand Planning, Production Scheduling, Inventory Management, Logistics.

• English +80% (Spoken and Written).

• APICS CPIM, CSCP or similar as a plus.

• Knowledgeable in ERP's functionality (Oracle preferred).

• Strong analytical skills: Proficient in data integration from multiple sources.

• Familiar with Lean/Six-Sigma concepts and problem solving techniques.

• Results Oriented: Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

• Leadership and decision making skills.


The Planner must ensure customer demand is met and product is available to ship in an efficient and timely manner.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Create the daily production plan

2. Simulate demand changes

3. Monitor production plan compliance

4. Send finished goods hot list to internal team as needed

5. Prepare return to health plans as needed

6. Control inventory levels

7. Load the weekly master production schedule

8. Send economical and optimal orders to the cutting department

9. Focus on meeting metrics and work on continuous improvement

10. Notify customer service about unplanned situations affecting product availability

11. Analyze demand

13. Escalate unresolved situations

Additional Information

Skills: Strong interpersonal skills and ease with both telephone and in-person contacts. Strong organizational and time-management skills, including ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to negotiate between service departments, stress management, problem solver.