Manager, Supply Planning Job Description

Manager, Supply Planning Job Description

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Manager, supply planning provides a smooth running daily service of SCM support for Demand & Supply Planning activities globally which use SAP APO, ERP & Reporting systems.

Manager, Supply Planning Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead a wide range of functions including inventory management, sales and operations planning, long term capacity planning and identifies and implements process improvements
Provide appropriate metrics and reporting data to monitor performance of inventory management, capacity, and customer service
Ensure consistent execution of all standard planning processes in multiple operations centers and lead the OC and the factory planning teams in achieving highest level of product availability by active KPI management, timely problem solving ensuring implementation of adidas Group policies and procedures within the supply base
Support the Planning Manager in rolling out global initiatives participating as project member or subject matter expert on global scale projects
Verify and cross audit suppliers in the responsible Operation Centers in regards to capacity reliability, order confirmation accuracy, product transfer execution, and overall planning reliability
The Supply Planning Manager owns the processes around establishing safety stocks, modeling inventory, controlling inventory purchases and projecting inventory levels
Utilize system-generated reports to determine priorities and areas of opportunity and to confirm/communicate results
Proactively manage cross- functional alignment and communication flows, including implementation of strategies that maximize supplier and financial performance
Establish and measure key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to the supply chain and ensures delivery in terms of service and costs
Monitor site/supply performance against KPIs

Manager, Supply Planning Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Supply Planning

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CSCP, APIC, CIRM, CPSM, IBF, MBA, CSCMP, LSS

Education for Manager, Supply Planning

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager, supply planning job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, MBA, Management, Business/Administration, Finance, Education, Manufacturing, Science

Skills for Manager, Supply Planning

Desired skills for manager, supply planning include:

S&OP and IBP processes and the role of supply planning within the overall process
Microsoft Office suite
Adidas Group systems
Any of the ERP systems like SAP
Inventory management
Supply planning process
/ APICS Certifications – CPIM

Desired experience for manager, supply planning includes:

Validate the allocation of quantities into the regions
You should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or a closely related field
You have strong analytical, problem solving skills and are detail oriented
Drive Continuous Improvement through WW Supply Chain processes
As applicable, carries out Human Resource management responsibilities such as new hires, job assignments, termination recommendations, transfers, promotions, salary actions, and performance reviews on time
Develops and maintains metrics to track performance and business contribution for their area

Manager, Supply Planning Examples


Manager, Supply Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a manager, supply planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, supply planning
  • Develop strong customer relationships within the region with key business stakeholders and play a key role in driving success in product execution and delivery
  • Maintain employee development plans, performance reviews and succession plans for their staff and will work with other managers to continually develop organization design improvements for the department
  • Be an active leader and participant to ensure execution of regional initiatives as it pertains to the recruitment, development and retention of talent in the region (e.g., selection, performance management, succession planning, development planning, retention planning)
  • Develop and maintain Master Schedule based on forecast
  • Analyze finished goods requirements and interface with Supply Chain personnel to ensure that the quantities of on-hand components/materials are sufficient to meet the production and shipping schedules
  • Monitor back log report and finished goods levels
  • Analyze Production specifications and plant capacity data in order to drive and manage requirements
  • Interface with other departments and/or suppliers to identify, communicate and resolve production, scheduling or materials related problems
  • Define, update and maintain supply chain management policies and data impacting inventory levels, batch sizes, safety stocks and reorder points
  • Own Supply Chain input to Change Management process including ECO review and sign off
Qualifications for manager, supply planning
  • Strong ERP system and global planning experience
  • High flexibility and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Manage schedules and process for regulated product
  • Recommend and implement new or improved materials, scheduling or order fulfillment processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field with 8 years materials planning and inventory control experience including at least 5 years working with multiple product lines
  • Develop a communication strategy across the internal and external sites that have bulk transfers or dual sourced codes in order to streamline and improve overall planning processes

Manager, Supply Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of manager, supply planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, supply planning
  • Distribution & Warehouse Service Provider Performance Evaluation and Action through formal Scorecard process
  • Monitor and measure all Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) in Logistics -Safety, Quality, Productivity and Delivery
  • Manage launch and basic safety stock at the SKU level for multiple métiers
  • Responsible for setting and achieving annual US inventory business plan ($ and DOS), setting safety stock levels, managing inventory tracking processes and reconciliation
  • Drive deep into understand the supply and demand side of the business and provide recommendations to improve key metrics of the company
  • Design market intelligence metrics and performance measurement dashboards
  • Develop frameworks to analyze business problems, develop hypotheses, mine data, deliver recommendations, and assess impact of proposed solutionsPerform analysis & research plans to support decision making processAble to partner closely with all business stakeholders (especially vertical, operation, business support, sales, marketing…) to set and implement strategy
  • Manage end-to-end data projects
  • Support to design and refine pricing and incentives schemes
  • Manages, controls and reports on the monthly inventory analyses and replenishment process results including execution of MPS cycles, MTO functionality and scheduling reports
Qualifications for manager, supply planning
  • Experience of using supply chain planning, scheduling and ERP systems
  • Desirable experience collaboration through a matrix structure – End market & SN Hub
  • Experience in supply chain planning in a material regional or business
  • 6-10 years in a Pharma/OTC/FMCG industry
  • Direct experience in Supply planning and Third Party Manufacturing Management is must
  • Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong analytical abilities

Manager, Supply Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of manager, supply planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, supply planning
  • Ensure the successful execution of the inventory allocation process
  • Oversee the disposition of distressed inventory
  • Focus on service level performance and inventory optimization
  • Monitor and communicate trends and cross-functionally develop recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Participate in weekly and monthly production planning meetings
  • Lead or support additional sales and operations planning (S&OP) related analysis as needed
  • Manages Demand working with Sales and Finance aligning on consensus forecast to be used for production planning
  • Leads with example the production schedulers to use best practices in the execution of planning and scheduling responsibilities
  • Leads team meetings, both regularly scheduled and ad-hoc with counterparts in Logistics, Deployment, Sales, Marketing, Demand Planning, Deployment, Customer Service, R&D, Engineering and Commercialization teams based out of Northern NJ
  • Work out max supply Qty in monthly planning cycle
Qualifications for manager, supply planning
  • Lead efforts to install standard processes for the Master Production Scheduling function, in accordance with MRPII methodology
  • Publish and perform root cause analyses on key metrics including Customer Service Level, Actual vs
  • Interact frequently with Sales, Marketing and Operations personnel to balance supply and demand
  • Coordinate supply of finished goods, assembled components and parts to mixing centers
  • Review monthly sales forecasts provided by the Sales Operations Director
  • Use Oracle ASCP capacity planning tools to determine if production will be constrained in future periods

Manager, Supply Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a manager, supply planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, supply planning
  • Steering stock levels at the SO’s within defined targets, and reporting in line with the planning processes
  • In charge of the daily problem solving process in SC area
  • Lead cross-functional team on projects
  • Expert in Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) process
  • Ensure performance of regional logistics hub in Singapore
  • Support the creation and implementation of supply planning processes
  • Establish supply planning best practices for the organization
  • Manage teams of supply planners at 4-5 plants or in clustered locations
  • Implement new processes and procedures where needed and ensure adherence to inventory and supply plans
  • Research industry development and new planning techniques
Qualifications for manager, supply planning
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the job or in the related fields of Supply Chain or Commodities Management
  • Must have high tech, multi-plant manufacturing
  • Service and flexible attitude
  • Knowledge of Logistics / Material Management / Material Handling
  • Leads a team that is responsible for the cost, schedule and performance of suppliers for the business unit, and for all phases of the procurement effort (from the initiation of the upfront supplier strategy and proposal phase through negotiations, award and management of supplier activities)
  • Develops supply chain strategies and ensures mission success of the entire FSS business unit supply chain

Manager, Supply Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, supply planning. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager, supply planning
  • Develop, track, and maintain relevant, effective performance metrics related to supply chain effectiveness
  • Become the informational lead for the assigned product group in Oracle for Item Master Updates
  • Manage the supply chain to meet the Geon Business’s operating plan balancing service needs and costs
  • Develop a monthly forecast by material family and sub-family to feed the formal S&OP process
  • Lead and participate in projects driving supply chain strategy optimization
  • Manage the implementation of Integrated Business Planning process across all global sales and supply planning teams
  • Implement the supply planning strategy for the organization and improve mechanisms needed to create staffing and inventory build plans to handle forecast demand plan
  • Recruit, coach and develop talent within the Supply Chain group to meet the needs of the department at the Painesville facility
  • Lead and supervise short and long term activities such as production scheduling, order answers, shutdown planning, assigning scheduling areas, training backups
  • Lead projects/initiatives/change efforts to accomplish LZA and department goals
Qualifications for manager, supply planning
  • Maintenance and interpretation of historical data to create 18 month rolling statistical forecast
  • Capture inputs from Sales & Marketing events, consumer and competitor information
  • Manage product lifecycles, code creation, deletion, changes
  • Submission of Demand Plans and creation of associated POs
  • Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics or any other relevant degree with at least 7 – 10 years of experience in supply planning, logistics (Transportation and warehouse), import and export
  • APICS certification is good to have

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