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*Supply Chain Planning Analyst ( On-site )

Lief Labs

Lief Labs

IT, Operations
valencia, santa clarita, ca, usa
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Lief Labs is a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements. Our in-house Product Development and R&D team create the best-tasting and most cutting-edge formulations of supplements. Lief also houses a state-of-the-art, full-service Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) manufacturing facility, which offers custom solutions for a multitude of supplement categories. Lief collaborates with entrepreneurial firms to help them build premier brands. Our turnkey solutions allow us to engage in seamless partnerships that help brands with scalability and sustainable growth. Lief Labs is located in the Santa Clarita Valley (Valencia, CA.) All roles are on-site Monday – Friday.


The Supply Chain Planning Analyst will lead the supply process at Lief Labs. This consists of the daily management and execution of our MRP processes and technologies. Additionally, the position requires proficiency in reporting and data analytics to support strategic decision-making. The ideal candidate will bring a strong planning background, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment.


  • Own the configuration of MRP parameters within SAP.
    • Run periodic analysis to ensure these parameters are accurate and reflective of current state of the business
  • Support the S&OP and Monthly Business Review processes by providing analytical and documentation support required to make informed decisions.
  • Maintain company’s inventory classification model, ensuring it’s updated frequently and accurately
  • Utilizing sales order and production order data, build monthly production plan based on capacity, material availability and other factors. (current & next month)
  • Develop and own forward looking (3+ months) production plan
  • Perform various planning analysis to identify and resolve material availability issues.
  • Identify all newly generated production proposals with approved sales orders to ensure dosage and quantity accuracy and alignment.
  • Work with other internal cross-functional key stakeholders (PD, Sales, Finance, Customer Ops, Operations, Procurement, and Logistics) to ensure the timely and accurate processing and execution of customer sales orders with a heavy focus on meeting or exceeding our on-time and in-full performance metrics.
  • Run ad hoc data analysis at the request of departmental Director and Vice President
  • Play an integral role in the change management process by placing production orders on hold, releasing them when ready, and collaborating with other departments to capture changes and associated costs.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure seamless integration of changes and maintain effective communication throughout the production process.
  • Undertake any other responsibilities assigned by management to support the overall success of the planning functions.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Minimum Qualifications



Bachelor’s degree in business, with a concentration in Supply Chain Management or a related field is preferred, equivalent experience will be considered.

MBA preferred

Skills/ Abilities

  • Production Planning
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem-Solving
  • Change Management
  • Communication
  • Technical Aptitude (ERP Systems)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organizational Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Team Collaboration
  • Reporting and Data Analytics


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a supply chain planning or other supply chain related role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and key stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with above average skills in Excel strongly desired.
  • Proficient in working with ERP systems, preferably experience with SAP by Design.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Manufacturing Methods and Procedures Knowledge of ERP systems

Work Environment

The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted, and ventilated. Noise levels are considered low to moderate. Field conditions vary.

Exposed to various raw materials, including allergens (i.e. milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nut, peanuts, wheat, soy).

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, crawl, sit, talk, move about, hear and speak. May be required to work in restricted spaces and/or under difficult lighting and access conditions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-50 pounds and be able to use appropriate support equipment to lift and move greater amounts. Must be able to stand for approximately 8 hours.

Must be able to work independently, in a team environment, and drive projects to solutions.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to use properly use such safety equipment as is appropriate to the work to prevent injury to self or others.

Additional Information
The Salary Range for this position at Lief Labs is $66,828.00-$84,500.00 (USD). Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to market demands, experience, training, skills, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, wellness benefits, education reimbursement program, and PTO. This position is bonus eligible.

Lief is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, contact the Lief Human Resources department.

Lief will consider employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Lief uses E-Verify to confirm work eligibility in the United States. E-Verify compares the information on your Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to official government records.