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Planner I


Posted by Simms Fishing Products. on 04/30/2021

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fishing

Job Categories: Finance, Operations

Company Type: Apparel/SoftGoods

State: MT

City: Bozeman

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: 44,000-48,000

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

The Simms Planning team is growing and we’re looking to fill the role of Planner I. This is a full-time, in-house position based in Bozeman, Montana.

The Planner I is responsible for the accurate creation and maintenance of the operational information and tools critical to the success of Simms’ Planning organization.  Through immersion in the foundational operational infrastructure of the company, the individual plays critical support roles in inventory planning, operational data maintenance, purchasing & supply chain, and business analytics.  Key responsibilities include facilitating inventory and supply chain planning reviews, capacity planning and purchase order communication with external vendors, and ad-hoc business issue resolution within the Planning & Purchasing team.  


The individual in this role executes these responsibilities with strong attention to detail, sound operational and mathematical acumen, and effective communication with global vendors and internal stakeholders.  He/She also manages close relationships with the Operations and Product teams, maintains the curiosity required to identify and drive process improvements, and has a strong understanding of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Navision, and other key infrastructure.

Key Competencies of this role include: white'>

Extremely high level of attention to detail and obsessive approach to accuracy and error-checking.

= Team player with productive, congenial working relationships across the Simms organization.

=Steady curiosity and demonstrated improvement in the tools and processes related to the role.

=  Accurate, consistent product information shared across key stakeholders throughout Simms’ supply chain.

=  Solution oriented, proactive approach to problem solving.

=  Strong communication skills and responsiveness.


Successful Candidates Should Possess:

=Adept in Microsoft Excel.

=Exceptional written and verbal communication.

= 0 – 2 years of relevant experience.

=  Strong academic track record, including a bachelor’s degree and coursework that is relevant to this role.

=  Previous industry experience, specifically in a planning related function, is a plus.

=   Previous experience with Adobe Illustrator, ERP systems and PLM software is a plus.

Simms offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off.

About Simms Fishing Products.

Simms is a leading manufacturer of high quality fishing apparel and outerwear, based in Bozeman, Montana.