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Shaw Industries Inc Global Supply Chain Planner II in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Global Supply Chain Planner II

Position Overview

The Planner II is responsible for optimizing, analyzing and delivering best in class service for the products within their product portfolio. They are responsible for collaborating with demand planning, category management, sourcing (both domestically and globally) as well as logistics. In addition, this role must have a working knowledge of both the regional distribution network replenishment process and suspensions. The Planner II, in conjunction with Senior Planning leadership, will be managing and maintaining optimal inventory levels that meet our overall inventory dollar targets, service expectations as set by the business and the respective supply plan goals.


  • Plan and requisition outsourced Hard Surface products on a weekly basis, with supervision from the Senior Planner, using HSRP to maintain appropriate customer service levels while also ensuring appropriate inventory levels for a limited to moderate number of suppliers using basic business acumen and supply chain knowledge.

  • Basic understanding of parameter functions within HSRP, how they impact customer service levels as well as inventory levels

  • Basic working knowledge of DC and RDC stocking plans/strategies.

  • Basic working knowledge of the forecast and actual sales volume (stable trends and outliers) and how these impact the planning/purchasing recommendations

  • Maintain working knowledge of the Suspension process set up within HSRP in conjunction with the Inventory Planning Analyst and help as needed.

  • Field and answer questions from Business Partners, HS HELP, Category Mgmt, Global Sourcing, and Demand Management concerning specific hard surface products.

  • Assist with departmental reporting such as weekly service exceptions, planned purchases, stockouts and potential stockouts in addition to ad hoc reporting as requested and/or needed

  • Track and review forecast variances with demand planning for resolution as needed

  • Maintain documents as outlined in the Corporate Records Management policy & guidelines.


  • Communicate Effectively

  • Build Customer Satisfaction

  • Learn and Apply

  • Solve Problems

  • Collaborate


  • Minimum 2 years experience in a planning role or 4 year degree in Supply Chain or Business related field

  • Quantitative & analytical skills

  • Familiarity with data mining/warehousing

  • Experience: Microsoft Excel and Google Suite


  • Four year degree in Supply Chain or Business related field.

  • Experience: HSRP, GLINK/Vista, Peoplesoft

  • Math and Statistics skills

  • Supply Chain knowledge

  • CPIM and /or CSCP Certifications

  • Green Belt and/or Black Belt Training

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit

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