Assistant Planner


Ormond Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  4613
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Position Summary

This position provides assistance to the production planning, scheduling department, manufacturing and finance.  The Planning Assistant is responsible for insuring that inventory control processes are followed, investigated and resolved.  Supports all aspects of the cycle count program.


Essential Functions

  • Support the Destruction Authorization (DA) process. 
    • Processes DA request
    • Monitor for timeliness and completion
    • Verifies DA floor process
  • Manages inventory cycle count process at the plant and off site facility
    • Prepare inventory adjustments.
    • Assist in cycle count compliance
    • Investigates and resolves floor count discrepancies
    • Monitors, investigates and provides resolution. 
  • Supports Finance
    • Month end close activity
    • Assist in manufacturing variance investigation
  • Supports manufacturing production order process
    • Insures components are charged correctly through SAP
    • Orders are closed in a timely manner.
    • Insures scrap/waste/inventory is accurately accounted for.
  • Manages Chemical re-control process
  • Monitors inventory control processes
    • Reports and investigates potential inventory errors
    • Regularly investigates and corrects inventory variance accounts/areas
  • Prepares periodic inventory reports for review and processing
  • Provide backup support for planning functions


Required Skills and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • A minimum of 2 years of previous experience in a distribution or manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with SAP or other comparable ERP system.


Preferred Skills

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills essential.
  • SAP and solid system’s experience.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, e-mail, and internet applications.
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment with complex demands, changes, timelines, and constraints.
  • Must be able to multi-task and set priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to interface with all colleagues and management at all levels.
  • Occasionally have to lift up to 30 pounds


Work Environment

  • Some travel may be required for training, etc.
  • Work on night shifts and weekends may be required to support business needs.
  • Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment.
Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.