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Job Number: 1224034
Job Title: Director of Supply Chain Planning
Job Type: Full-time
Location: New York, NY
Post Date: Jul 6 2018
Salary: $170K-$180K
Detailed Job Description:
Responsibilities will include: achieving optimized inventory levels; Achieving on or below budget for obsolete inventory; Meet customer service fill rates above 98.5%; Optimize plant schedules that best balance service and cost; Inventory deployment strategies and execution; Materials strategies and execution

Facilitating best in class Integrated Business Planning/ S&OP for Demand and Supply:
oYou and your team will prepare all appropriate plans and analysis to secure key executive decisions necessary to optimize your accountabilities in Demand Management Meetings and Supply Management Meeting in the company Integrated Business Planning process
oYou will facilitate the meetings and key feeder processes/ meetings
oYou will also assist the VP of Supply Chain in preparing escalations to in the Integrated Business Planning process and fill in for the VP as facilitator when necessary

Delivering demand plans that achieve benchmark levels of Forecast Accuracy and Item-level Bias through:
oLeading a team to implement a tier one Advanced Planning system
oLeading a team to work within tier one Advanced Planning software to develop 18-month demand plans
oCollaborating with SVP Sales, VP Supply Chain and others to deliver benchmark Demand Planning process
oDelivering Demand Planning analytics and KPIs that help you and your team continuously improve the forecast and help senior leadership drive accountability to continuous improvement
oAssisting SVP Sales and Director of Sales Operations in managing changes required to drive accountability to and improvement of account level forecasting metrics
oCollaborating with Sales and Finance on the Annual Operating Plan

Delivering optimized balancing cost and service capacity plans and production schedules at our manufacturing sites and report executional metrics
oLeading a team to work within tier one Advanced Planning software to develop 12 to 18 month capacity plans
oDelivering strategic long-range supply plans for the 3-year strategic business plan
oOverseeing the team that delivers 12 week rolling master schedules to each manufacturing site and own the metrics against the execution of the schedules (e.g. Schedule attainment and adherence)
oCollaborate with the VPs of Supply Chain and Manufacturing to develop network strategies for line segmentation and economic production quantities
oDesigning and execute differentiated supply and demand planning strategies for products in different stages of their life cycle (i.e., new product introduction, mature, declining, etc.)

Delivering optimized raw and packaging material stocking strategies and accurate inventory deployment:
oAccountable for assessing and presenting risk to obsolescence across multiple product categories while supporting the Materials Manager in developing finished good and material planning strategies
oEnsuring material planning strategies are being executed at our production locations
oOversee management of inventory deployment strategies and accuracy

Delivering optimized finished goods inventory levels balancing service, cost, and obsolete through:
oYou and your team utilizing both on and off-line tools (i.e., planning software, excel modeling, statistical analyses) for setting inventory levels
oCollaborating with demand planners, sales demand planners, SVP sales and VP Supply Chain in driving improvements to reduce bias and increase forecast accuracy
oCollaborate with the VP supply chain and VP manufacturing to deliver pareto analysis on biggest opportunities to improve schedule attainment and adherence, and collaborating on plans to drive improvement

Delivering supply chain analytics to drive effective decision making to optimize supply chain accountabilities:
oAccountable for the accuracy and of behind supply chain planning analytics (e.g., DOH inventory, inventory composition, fill rates, obsolete reporting)
oCapacity planning scenarios utilizing both on-line and offline (i.e., Excel) analyses
oManufacturing rates, planned and unplanned downtime, and other losses analysis

Mentoring and developing a benchmark planning organization through:
oHiring excellent talent that can deliver on the company's needs today and tomorrow
oMentoring and coaching all direct reports and analysts to deliver required performance
oOwning process design, effectiveness, and continuous improvement of all key planning processes
oDeliver benchmark tactical meeting cadence, structure and effectiveness
Required Skills:
Bachelor's degree in applicable field - MBA preferred
10+ years of experience in Supply Chain Planning and leadership roles in a CPG company - ideally in both Supply and Demand planning as well as potentially other roles across the supply chain
Proven leadership and influencing both laterally and upward in organizations
Effective leadership of teams to drive high team member engagement, great business results, continuous improvement of processes
Proven ability to coach team members to learn, develop and take elevated responsibilities
Prior experience with implementation of tier one planning systems (e.g., JDA, SAP APO, Logility, etc)
Proven ability to work within tier one planning systems, managing large diverse SKU mixes at multiple production locations to drive business results and secure key executive decisions
Adept at calculating proper inventory levels at various stages of a product life cycle and implement for desired service and obsolete results
Advanced working knowledge of Excel
Experienced designing, executing and continuously improving the planning processes
Proven ability to lead and facilitate effective S&OP meetings and processes
APICS certification preferred
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