Coffee Production Planner



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About The Group


From a small store in Turin to a large, internationally recognized group: we are present in 90 countries around the world, with over 4,000 employees and 30 companies, managed directly and indirectly by the Luigi Lavazza Spa parent company, which distribute and market our products and coffee machines.

In addition to Lavazza, the following brands are also part of our Group: Carte Noire, Merrild, Kicking Horse, Eraclea and Whittington tea.


Joining Lavazza means doing business with passion, knowing that the impact of our work goes beyond the quality of the production chain. We are a big family and we are constantly looking for new talents who share our values and can enrich our team.



Job Purpose/Overview


At Lavazza, the Coffee Production Planner is a key contributor to the continuity and execution of manufacturing in West Chester. This role’s primary responsibility is to ensure appropriate green coffee coverage for the facility balancing capacity and need for the short-term production schedule. The role also will own the in-house inventory accuracy by conducting inventory counts and reconciliation adjustments. 


Location: West Chester, PA 



Key Responsibilities


  • Weekly ordering and scheduling of green coffee deliveries to the West Chester plant
  • Daily monitoring of the green coffee inventory
  • Working with the Green Bean Operators and Senior Roaster to re-schedule deliveries based on need and capacity in the green coffee warehouse
  • Maintain organized traceability of all Purchase Orders and Delivery Extractions
  • Conduct inventory counts weekly or bi-weekly as needed
  • Weekend inventory counts as needed (few hours)
  • Timely inventory reconciliation adjustments to maintain accurate inventory stock in SAP
  • Troubleshoot any inventory discrepancies and maintain communication with appropriate associates to capture variance trends



Job Specifications/Qualifications


  • Associate Degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience in the Food & Beverage industry preferred
  • Detail oriented and organized 
  • Planning experience preferred
  • SAP experience required 
  • Basic to moderate Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Experience working with suppliers and logistic partners
  • Must be available for up to 3 hours on weekends to perform inventory counts
  • Organization and prioritization skills 
  • Must be able to work and complete tasks on a deadline




  • Competitive Medical, Vision, Dental Benefits 
  • 401K Package 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Onsite Cafeteria and Gym (West Chester location)
  • Ability to be barista certified
  • Monthly Lunches provided by Lavazza
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Performance Development Plans 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Flexible business casual dress code - jean friendly! 
  • Free coffee & tea, anytime!




Lavazza is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Lavazza prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.










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