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Title:  Distribution Planner


Chicago, IL, US, 60638

Requisition Number: 101866 

Job Description

Cintas is seeking a Distribution Planner. Responsibilities include maintaining proper inventory levels, safety stock material maintenance and emblems to minimize backorders and ensure service level targets are being met for their assigned DCs; regularly reviewing and managing stock transfer orders (STOs) from the distribution center to cover inventory needs; working directly with the Buyer I and Buyer II positions to ensure inventory needs are met, as well as the DC team to ensure backorders are fulfilled quickly with incoming inventory; working with emblem suppliers to ensure proper inventory levels; reviewing and setting emblem min/max reorder points; reviewing inventory turns so DCs are not over stocked; managing irregular inventory; being proactive in identifying, resolving and communicating issues and potential issues on delivery dates, backorders and impacts to inventory, as well as informing management of resolutions; assisting DCs in communication on backorders and recoveries.



  • High School Diploma/GED; Bachelor’s Degree, preferred in Supply Chain or Operations Management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and intranet/internet
  • Ability to look at large amounts of data and break it down into necessary and meaningful business information
  • Ability to analyze all data necessary to manage assigned DCs
  • Experience with SAP


Our employee-partners enjoy:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 401(k)/Profit Sharing/ESOP
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package
  • Disability and Life Insurance Package
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Career Advancement Opportunities


Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.


Cintas Corporation helps more than 900,000 businesses of all types and sizes get READY™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and safety and compliance training, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®.


To support our growth across North America, we’re seeking driven professionals with ambition to move up within our company. Our professional culture, our dedication to our employee-partners and limitless career opportunities—these are just a few benefits we’re proud to offer. Our employee-partners know every job is critical, and that teamwork drives innovation. Let’s talk about how you’ll fit into our team and how your hard work will be recognized through competitive pay, world-class benefits and ongoing career development. Are you Ready™ for limitless opportunities at Cintas?


Cintas Corporation is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Job Category: Supply Chain 
Organization: Global Supply Chain
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: 1st Shift

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Distribution, ERP, Supply, SAP, Supply Chain, Operations, Technology

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