Job ID: 
Richmond CA
Not Specified
Job Types:
Demand Planning/Forecasting, Planning/Scheduling, Production Planner
Employment Type:
Full Time


Making Better Happen for 150 years

At AAK, our company purpose is Making Better Happen and we have been doing it for 150 years. We specialize in sustainably sourced plant-based oils that are used by major manufacturers in making products that we eat and use every day, products you love, like chocolate, veggie burgers, candles, cosmetics, lotions, organic products and more. We are seeking colleagues who want to be part of our ambition to make a better environment and be a better neighbor in our communities.

Join nearly 4,000 like-minded colleagues globally and build a better future with us. Everything we do is about Making Better Happen together.

Build a better future as a Supply Chain Production Planner in Richmond, CA.

We are looking for a Supply Chain Production Planner for our Richmond site to support the Supply Chain Manager with overseeing and improving the supply chain logistics operations for the AAK USA Richmond site. You’ll identify opportunities to improve supply chain performance and reduce our costs by optimizing scheduling of raw ingredients, WIP, and finished product to our customers. Apply and develop your supply chain and scheduling expertise in an organization leading the world in plant-based innovation.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop master schedule and production plan for oils.
  • Manage and proactively plan the flow of oils to meet demand plans while considering internal and external constraints.
  • Make decisions regarding the movement, storage, and processing of inventory with focus on productivity and efficient use of resources
  • Recommend and lead initiatives to ensure continuity of supply throughout the operations
  • Support and communicate clearly and timely throughout the cycle of product
  • Fully cross train with other planning specialists, Supply Chain Manager, and Supply Chain Coordinators

Your experience includes:

  • BA/BS degree in logistics, statistics, business or other mathematically related field or significant equivalent experience in supply chain/ production/ inventory/ forecasting/ demand planning environment.
  • 5+ years’ experience encompassing supply chain production planning, inventory, forecasting, demand planning.
  • Previous experience with analytical/business intelligence tools and systems. Good analytical, statistical, communication, presentation and system skills with thorough attention to detail; Hands- on with ability to be strategic.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of all Microsoft applications
  • Ability to work effectively and collaborate with all levels from production worker through management and within team environments.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship, now and in the future   


Your rewarding career and benefits include:

  • Career paths,  training and development, e-learning and tuition reimbursement programs offering potential for you to progress your future career
  • Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental and vision) starting date of hire
  • Health Savings Account with AAK annual contribution of $1,000-$1,500
  • 401(k) Plan with 100% match
  • Free Life and Disability insurance  
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection and Legal  Insurance Plans
  • Discounts on travel, amusement parks, concerts, movies, and more
  • Celebrations, events, and activities on site and supporting our communities
  • Amazon AwardCo recognition incentives for service and peer to peer recognition


We take responsibility, together with you, for health and safety and for creating a workplace that values diversity and inclusivity. Our leadership is committed to unleash your potential. We believe that a diverse team brings new perspectives and ideas to the table and motivates us to Making Better Happen in everything we do together. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and  foster a work environment that’s welcoming and accepting so that anyone who applies or  joins AAK has equal access to opportunity.


AAK Everything we do is about Making Better Happen together.

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