As the Associate Manager, Supply Planning, you are entrusted to develop and maintain professional relationships with local and remote supply chain planning partners.
You are responsible to optimize service, inventory and cost, lead the group of supply planners in delivering an effective and efficient supply planning processes for the cluster and region achieving desired levels of Case Fill Rate (CFR) and Inventory with positive impact on cost
The internal job title for this position is Associate Manager, Supply Planning
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Act as the team champion, representing the team in the cluster / regional supply planning community and ensuring alignment with the cluster / regional roadmap
Harmonize, drive, and continuously improve Supply Planning Strategies, Processes and Toolset within the cluster
Ensure compliancy to the globally defined Supply Planning strategies, processes, working procedures, metrics and tools within the team
Develop and enhance the Supply Planning technical skills and competences in the team by assessing and identifying knowledge gaps and running relevant education / training or hands-on sessions
Ensure strong leadership in managing supply planning to balance customer satisfaction and inventory, driving effective and efficient supply planning for existing and new products.
Teaching supply planners the effect of their supply plan on the rest of the execution chain and rippling effect of their metrics.
Review KPI performance against targets driving a culture of true root cause analysis with action plans and strong performance management.
Including engagement with cross functional teams to correctly address true root causes.
Lead, coach and develop all the supply planners
Required Skills / Experience / Competencies :
University Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Economics or related fields
Minimum 6 years of supply chain, supply planning or business experience
Proven track record in driving results in business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs
Experience working in a team-based, cross functional environment
At least 2 years of management or leadership experience
Job Requirements : Full-time
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