A Sr. Planner, who under general direction, uses DRP, MPS, CRP, and MRP plans and specifications to produce detailed schedules, material requirements lists, load plans, and specifications to produce detailed schedules, material requirements lists, load plans, and ordering plans for the distribution of products. Controls finished goods stock levels and inventory movements to satisfy customer requirements. Maintains and adheres to inventory policies with respect to lead times, safety stocks, order patterns, and customer fill rates. Works with Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation Managers to arrange product movement in the most efficient and effective method. Works closely with Sales and Demand Planning to establish and meet customer inventory expectations. Prepares and analyzes reports for Operations, Transportation, and Production schedules. Uses root cause analysis to find solution to issues and exhibits continuous improvement mindset to bring new ideas to current processes.