Direct Import Senior Supply Planner
Posted on 9/6/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Vacuum & kitchen appliances
Company Overview
At SharkNinja, their purpose is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world. They work very hard to provide their consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


Total Funding





Needham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Needham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
Sales & Account Management
Operations & Logistics
Customer Success & Support
  • Bachelor's Required; MBA or CPIM preferred
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant work experience within a Supply Chain management and analysis role
  • Candidate should demonstrate ability to develop and improve business processes, evaluate, and assess the financial and operational viability
  • Experience at a non-asset-based transportation logistics company preferred
  • Experience within a consumer goods/retailer organization a definite asset
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel / Office skills required, especially the need to have exceptional modeling skills in Excel
  • Experience and knowledge of international shipping documentation and letters of credit
  • Structured and consistent in order to sustain the weekly order management process
  • Capacity to learn and navigate through new applications quickly and efficiently
  • Effective organizational skills to manage diverse workload portfolio
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and be detail oriented with respect to ensuring deadlines are met without creating any negative impact to internal clients
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to engage and lead discussions in meetings/team settings
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment
  • Relentless in solving for supply issues in order to support customer requirements
  • Ability to set priorities and adapt to changing priorities within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Exceptional customer service focus and skills
  • Strong analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • High-energy, positive attitude
  • Candidate should demonstrate ability to develop and improve business processes, evaluate, and assess the financial and operational viability
  • English and French speaking skills
  • Planning and review of International & US DI business requirements
  • Customer order review and management
  • Communication and assurance of strategic customer specific requirements
  • Purchase Order placement and administration with suppliers
  • Liaison between suppliers, International Sales, supply chain teams, Project Management and Engineering teams
  • Maintenance of shipping schedules and payment schedules
  • Preparation required set of shipping documents for international customers
  • Review of Letters of Credits from International and or US customers
  • Written and verbal communication with sales, imports, and finance dept
  • Drive WOS (weeks of supply) management working with supply chain team to support 100% perfect order
  • Drive system to manage WOS, capacity planning and inventory management working cross functionally with IT, US supply chain and China team
  • Devise 100% Perfect Order projections and reporting for US Direct Import and International business segments
  • Drive opportunity buys planning, track supplier negotiations and weekly reporting
  • Drive and manage component exposure management with China Supply Chain tracking recovery plans and weekly reporting
  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED”
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT”