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Sr. Supply Chain Planner (HM CLAUSE USA)

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General information


The fourth largest seed company in the world, Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers. As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products.
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide.  






Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Main Goal

HM.CLAUSE is a Business Unit of Limagrain, an international agricultural co-operative founded and managed by farmers. HM.CLAUSE specializes in the breeding, production, and sale of vegetable seeds. From the world market to the farmer’s market, we collaborate with our customers to deliver successful solutions for the agricultural challenges of today and produce the highest quality vegetable seeds for the future. Our global team of experts and state-of-the-art research facilities enable us to work side-by-side with growers to provide the most regionally relevant and reliable vegetable seeds available.

Job description

Plans and manages global supply of assigned product categories through the recommendation and implementation of production and supply strategies, turning of stock per: product life cycle, quality and inventory level, customer demands and business objectives. Constructively leads team through changes and demands to meet department objectives.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES  Other duties may be assigned.

Planning – Flow Coordination, Ensure Best Use of Stock, Production Plan
• Plan and Coordinate Supply Chain Planning activities per Demand while respecting Cost & Operational Constraints
• Monitor Supply Key Performance Metrics on a daily/weekly basis & take corrective actions based on trends
• Analyze, determine and present Supply Production Programs to Internal Stakeholders

Executing – Flow Coordination, Ensure Best Use of Stock, Subcontracting, Quality Interpretation
• Maintain critical inventory parameters including classification and stock allocations per market demand
• Determine and execute processes/ technical paths for stock based per commercial needs
• Manage stock, set priorities to optimize quality tests and factory operations (minimize loss, etc.)
• Determine and launch complementary quality tests
• Manage pilot projects related to role/scope.

Communicating – Sales Interfaces, Team Management/Team-Orientation
• Marketing and Sales meetings: identify market trends to anticipate and prepare appropriate stock levels
• Suggest prorates based on supply trend (stock quality, etc.) and exception forecast
• Collaborate with Sales Data Planning (SDP), understand sales trends and dynamics, impact to supply planning
• Consult Seed Supply Managers (SSM) and Product Managers (PM) for proper production placement
• Collaborate with Manufacturing Managers to optimize factory capacity and meet customer demand
• Communicate with urgency, concise analysis of supply constraints to all stakeholders including Inventory Manager, PM, SDP and Quality Control

Continuous Improvement – Ensure Best Use of Stock, Quality Interpretation, Continuous Improvement
• Identify gaps in process that are driving repeat offenses in supply level metrics
• Study quality parameters, trends, genealogies, stock levels and identify root causes using quantitative support

Performance Objectives – Manages Resources, Develops Members, Active Contributor
• Optimizes team resources by evaluating team member's skills and interests
• Provides individuals training to meet current and future goals
• Effectively communicates performance standards and supports team as an individual contributor
• Reviews historical data to proactively anticipate trends and staffing levels

Reports to:  Sr. Supply Chain Planning Manager
Total direct and indirect: 3-4 reports
Internal relations:   Local-Supply Chain Planners and Pack Planners, Seed Supply Field Reps, Customer Service



• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Agriculture, Engineering preferred or other related fields required and/or
• Minimum of 5 years of direct Supply Chain, Manufacturing, or seed industry experience preferred
• Experience with MPR/ERP (JD Edwards/JDE), SAP or Oracle
• Proficient in a Windows-based PC environment (PowerPoint, Word, Excel required)
• APICS or another certification advantageous


Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA


555 Codoni Avenue, Modesto, CA 95357, États-Unis

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more