Supply Planner

Department:  Operations
Date:  May 14, 2022

Company Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds, and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.  We are a globally diverse organization that offers our employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and used from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive, and fulfilling career with FMC.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility, and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.



Develops regional formulations and packaging Supply Plan for the 5-36 month horizon in monthly buckets. This role interfaces with the Master Scheduler who is accountable to set the weekly plan across 0-4 months. A key objective of the Supply Planner is to deliver an achievable supply plan as the plan rolls into the month 4 window. Supply Planners also interface with End to End Supply Chain Managers who focus on supply chain strategy across the 2-5 year horizon.



Once the final consensus demand plan is released to Supply Planning, a Supply Planner  

  • Reviews and upgrades the Demand/Supply Balanced Plan generated by the IBP Supply Solver
  • Uses scenarios to evaluate alternate supply solutions as the planners develop a feasible procurement, production and materials distribution plan
  • Manages gaps in the plan by identifying options not accounted for by the system and makes trade-off decisions to be presented within the S&OP process (e.g., expedited delivery, additional labor)
  • Develops regional formulations and packaging Supply Plan for the 4-36 months horizon in monthly buckets
  • Ensures the supply configuration is sustainable, efficient and cost effective considering demand patterns and MTO vs. MTS requirements
  • Leads the analysis and scenario planning to identify potential gaps and opportunities and drives resolution on any open/anticipated supply issues
  • Participates or leads Supply review meeting, ensures relevant issues are raised and follow-up actions or decisions are communicated
  • Develops and submits inventory forecast for at least the next 12 rolling month
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by your manager


Education/Training Requirements: 

  • Bachelors in Logistics, Supply Chain or Business Management
  • Advanced Supply Chain or Project Management Certification preferred (CSCP, CPIM, CPM)



Experience Requirements: 

  • 7+ years of experience in multiple areas that would include time spent in functional supply chain role as well as manufacturing, procurement, finance or another business function in a multi-national environment
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • ERP experience is required (SAP preferred)


Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Full vaccination means that two weeks have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). All applicants will be required to show proof of their vaccination status upon receipt of an offer of employment.  Exemptions will be granted only to those applicants who are unable to take the vaccine due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief.   FMC will work with those who apply for and are granted exemptions in an effort to identify reasonable accommodations which will permit those individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions.


FMC employs people across a broad range of occupations in locations across the world. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. Employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, MFDV and supports a drug free workplace. (US Only)