Stanley Black and Decker Supply Planner, DeWALT Professional Products Group in Towson, Maryland

Job Description

Stanley Black & Decker is one of the world’s largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. The company has a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, with some of the most recognized and trusted brand names including Stanley, DeWALT, Black & Decker, Porter-Cable, and Bostitch. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service to our customers. Our continued growth has created an opening within our Supply Chain department for a Supply Planner in our Towson, MD, GTS corporate Headquaters.

The Supply Planner will be a key member of the PPG Manufacturing Team responsible for providing the highest level of customer service level while maintaining appropriate control of inventory and cost. They will be responsible for production planning for SBDK facility and/or managing vendor purchased products in order to fulfill the planning objectives of the U.S. markets as well as our Global needs. The Supply Planner will be a good steward of the Plant assets of tooling, people, and WIP by buffering them from market variation and appropriate use of “extreme change”.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working Capital Management / Inventory Turns

  • Manage inventory for specific plants/portfolios to support the working capital turns.

  • Maintain 4% Excess & Obsolete through management of transitions, dmods, and undersells

  • Perform regular maintenance and updating of Statistical Safety Stocks using Optiant ABC Methodologies

  • Best in Class Service Level

  • Maintain service level of items planned in order to support overall goal of 98% service level

  • Update weekly service level root cause analysis and drive resolution and corrective action of future occurrences

  • Minimize short supply challenges, as well as discover, resolve, and communicate recovery

  • New Product Introduction

  • Successfully deliver New Product through the stages of Capacity Evaluation, Set Up, Production, & Market Delivery

  • Coordinate globally with Marketing, Engineering, Supply Chain and Manufacturing teams

  • Capacity Management

  • Proactively conduct regular rhythms of rough cut capacity evaluation of both tooling and manning

  • Facilitate Global Capacity Planning to deliver aggressive WC Turns, 98% SL, and appropriate utilization and CapEx

  • Planning

  • Become an expert in the JDA supply planning systems to support plant planners and drive planning efficiency

  • Regularly review and update system settings for errors to maintain a clean and robust working environment

  • Regularly review % to Target, Workbench Capacity, Safety Stock, and plant schedules to achieve WCT turns goals balanced with customer fill rates

  • Work collaboratively with all functional areas of the business; Sales, Marketing, Finance, Sales Operations, Demand Planning, to solve problems and identify business improvement opportunities

  • Serve as link between suppliers/manufacturing locations and the market

  • Lead or present as the voice of the SBU at S&OP;, Capacity Planning, NPP, and Team Meetings.

  • SFS Improvements

  • Develop improvement plans and be able to communicate effectively to various areas in the organization

  • Deliver SFS projects that achieve a 2% reduction in average year over year inventory


  • BS Degree in Business Administration / Supply Chain Management required.

  • 3-6 years Supply Chain Experience

  • Strong cross-functional supply chain process knowledge

  • Effective project management skills and team leadership skills.

  • Advanced computer proficiency( JDA, SAP, Excel, Business Warehouse)

  • Exceptional analytical skills and problem-solving ability. Strong attention to detail required

  • Ability to mitigate short term issues through prioritization and anticipation in a long term planning environment

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to effectively communicate throughout the organization.

  • Must be reliable, have a positive attitude, and have a passion for excellence

  • Demonstrated initiative and willingness to overcome challenges

  • APICS Certification preferred

Leadership Qualities:

  • Courage & Innovation –Bravely innovate without boundaries. Generate and embrace new ideas. Drive cutting-edge digital solutions. Foster creativity for exponential growth
  • Agility & Performance –Simplify to accelerate business results. Anticipate, adapt to and lead changes. Focus on the right things and act. Perform in ways that exceed expectations.
  • Inclusivity & Collaboration –Respect and leverage all aspects of diversity. Make decisions with an inclusive, global view. Collaborate to amplify customer value. Communicate to drive meaningful outcomes.
  • Integrity & Accountability –Operate with highest ethical standards. Be who you are, build trusted relationships. Act with transparency and positive intent. Live up to commitments and own the results.


  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage available

  • Competitive Bonus Incentive Plan

  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan w/ Employer Election Matching (Subject to terms and eligibility)

  • Employee Stock Program w/ Employer Election Matching (Subject to terms and eligibility)

  • Education Reimbursement Program (Subject to terms and eligibility)

“All qualified applicants that apply for Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.”

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

Requisition Number: 53847BR

City: Towson

Business: US - GTS - Operations