Operations Planning Job Description

Operations Planning Job Description

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Operations planning provides analytical insight and executive decision support through the creation of new reports for various stakeholders (finance, ecommerce, fulfillment center) using Excel, BI, MER, and Google Analytics.

Operations Planning Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Monitors client and vendor compliance requirements to ensure proper shipping procedures
Manage the calendar for global marketing budget process, with support from finance, implementing a ZBB (Zero based Budget) model
Map customer requirements to technology capabilities
Works with clients and Sony Supply Chain to investigate reports of damages, short shipments, and other assorted issues
Coordinates billing and price adjustments with CMG Sales team and Sales Services
Sets up and maintains numerous accounts within our central product ordering system
Provides general support for department including but not limited to storing and organizing product, maintaining files, and ordering product for the department
Tracking Shipments to International and Consolidation Warehouses
Generating Commercial Invoices and other export documents as required for finished goods and components to International customers
Support in the development and implementation of the IBP process and supporting solutions

Operations Planning Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Operations Planning

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CSCMP, LM, SGS, GDP/CEIV, TAPA, EMS, QMS, PMP

Education for Operations Planning

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Operations Planning

Desired skills for operations planning include:

Specific functional area to conduct
Electronic mail systems
Microsoft Excel

Desired experience for operations planning includes:

Media sales/advertising sales strongly preferred
Strong knowledge and thorough understanding of the Media/Advertising Sales and/or Media Research business preferred, with an emphasis on structuring and using CPM, VPVH and ratings data to create models and estimate and track program performance
Dealmaker experience preferred
Must be able to maintain a cheerful/professional disposition in a fast-paced environment and during demanding times
Degree in Business, or relevant work experience
At least 4 to 6 years relevant work experience

Operations Planning Examples


Operations Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an operations planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for operations planning
  • Support the creation and roll-out of Organizational changes and business readiness
  • Perform training and coaching activities to ensure Supply Chain Team Business Readiness
  • Support Service 2.0 planning and launch by participating in routine meetings, supporting process documentation and leading process improvement meetings on an ongoing basis
  • Establish and manage database of all business processes pertaining to Repair Service delivery and Service Operations
  • Ensure database is maintained, accessible to stakeholders and regularly updated
  • Support the introduction and management of new and existing Repair Service programs by creating and managing forecasts for critical Service business components such as repair volume and costs
  • Evaluate current Repair Service business metrics and make recommendations to improve accuracy, reduce redundancy and increase efficiency
  • Develop business metrics that measure service performance, such as equipment repair turnaround time, meantime of equipment failure, repair frequency, loaner utilization
  • Thoroughly analyze results and provide summaries to management as required, in an organized and repeatable format
  • Interface with Repair Service business stakeholders to edit and support management of all business instruction documents
Qualifications for operations planning
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat, SharePoint, and Google Drive
  • College degree, preferably in business, technology, communications, or media
  • 3+ years’ experience with PTC Servigistics or comparable spare parts tools systems and processes such as Click Parts, Xelus, Baxter Planning, or other spare parts planning tools including understanding system architecture, features and capabilities, variables/parameter setting options
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Supply Chain – Materials Logistics
  • Knowledge of Sales and Operations planning processes and 5+ year’s experience in Supply Chain or Operations
  • Strong background in Supply Chain, Logistics and/or Manufacturing

Operations Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an operations planning. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for operations planning
  • Develop tailor-made analysis that ensure operations areas sustainable value captured from insights detected
  • Review market trends, share analysis & volume performance in order to help middle managers with the Business Cases construction in SSDs, Stills and Regions
  • Responsible for the creation of forecast volume and continue tracking of brand reports & identify opportunities
  • Define and collaborate with the monthly volume forecast process
  • Fill in formats to communicate daily, weekly & monthly performance, & develop new tracking formats
  • Coordinate different areas to consolidate info for the monthly reviews & principal issues
  • This position is set to support decision making with data and evidence gathered from different sources
  • Oversee inventory yield management, sales plan approval, marketing package pricing, rate card creation
  • Own program overview of Digital Ad Sales Process & Systems for Digital Video and Mobile Inventory Pitch to Pay Process
  • Oversight of pre and post sales analysis, make good/preemption analysis, commercial unit allocations, branding, flights, moves, mass move schedule changes, invoice adjustments and all planning process elements
Qualifications for operations planning
  • Adept at embracing and leveraging emerging technologies
  • Ability to align personal performance with the goals of the business
  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite of applications
  • 6+ months of Planning experience
  • Ability to perform successfully in complex cross-functional and matrix business environment
  • Top notch attention to detail with ability to synthesize information from multiple sources and distill it in crisp, clear language appropriate for a variety of audiences including technology and business executives

Operations Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an operations planning. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for operations planning
  • Perform competitive assessments and develop strategic presentations as related to Digital Ad Sales Platform improvements
  • Process improvement across planning and account management to drive efficiencies, improved analytics & documentation
  • Develop work plans, form hypotheses, design and perform critical analysis and research under the guidance of the VP Planning to support GRC and BU strategic and operational decision making
  • Synthesize conclusions and develop actionable recommendations to drive tangible business value
  • Communicate findings and recommendations through development of near-final presentation material targeted to a senior executive-level audience
  • These forums include, but are not limited to monthly GRC executive team meetings, GRC executive team off sites, employee forums, monthly division reviews, and other leadership meetings as needed
  • Contribute to the agenda development for these GRC forums, working closely with the VP Planning to identify and prioritize topics
  • Own development of content to be used in these forums when appropriate
  • Collaborate closely with GRC executive team members and/or their designees to coordinate reviews of draft materials being prepared by others
  • Contribute thought leadership to and support the development of the GRC strategic storyline and BU storylines as needed for the above forums the annual vision and strategic planning process (VSP), presentations to the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board
Qualifications for operations planning
  • Ability to perform as an individual contributor, as a member and as a leader of a team is essential
  • Must be able to lead cross-functional groups
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours as required
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks is desired
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on business need is preferred
  • Must possess a high degree of personal organization

Operations Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of operations 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 operations planning
  • Engage with finance teams to fully resolve outstanding payment issues
  • These include but are not limited to programs to foster innovation (e.g., WK Innovation Awards and Invent Fund) and recognition programs targeted to the broad GRC employee population (e.g., CEO Award Program) or to specific groups (e.g., Sales Performance Award Trip)
  • In collaboration with the VP Planning, VP HR and VP Communications - develop, document and communicate the requirements and standards for these programs to ensure they align with GRC objectives, brand and messages
  • Provide the cross-functional and cross-BU coordination and oversight to ensure flawless delivery of these programs to GRC standards
  • Ensure that operational processes related to these programs (e.g., nomination processes, selection processes, ) are clearly defined and have the right supporting tools to enable efficient, timely execution
  • Contribute thought leadership to evolving existing GRC programs
  • Continue career Development
  • Represent GMO in cross-organizational forums such as Project Review Board, VMW-wide initiatives, with the intent to understand and communicate the purpose, formulate actionable plans and driving implementation
  • Accountable for Marketing performance measurement working in partnership with GMO, Marketing and Sales/Sales Operations leadership
  • Partner with GMO leadership to analyze and communicate insights for marketing investments vs impact to pipeline and opportunities for evolution or transformation
Qualifications for operations planning
  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering (materials planning experience preferred)
  • Must have ability to organize and analyze multiple data sources and events into acohesive result through theutilization of various analytical tool
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or Supply Chain or similar discipline
  • CPSM and/or APICS Certification a plus
  • Occasional Travel, including overnight to support peak business operations
  • Experience in executing marketing plans

Operations Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of operations planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for operations planning
  • Lead all the supply chain, from the identification of the item, finding of the vendor, agreement and final delivery to the destination site
  • Identify in cooperation with Operations Technicians, the parts required in Multibrand turbines (Gamesa, General Electric, Made, etc)
  • Generate cost models, competitive bidding and spend analysis driving costs objectives
  • Coordinate the creation of the purchase Order and follow up until the end of the supply chain (ensure that the items arrive to the site on time)
  • Ensure warehouses are replenished to support a target weeks of supply
  • Effectively manage flow of orders and ensure they are shipped accurately and on time within stated SLAs
  • Act as the main point of contact for global customer service agents for all order shipping inquiries and order exceptions
  • Partner with customer support when customer contact/follow-up is required
  • Develop and run a daily inventory dashboard, including shipment and order reconciliations, average shipping time, and pending orders
  • Manage pending orders, payment hold queue, backorders, payment exceptions, and order errors
Qualifications for operations planning
  • Analyze Weekly & monthly performance consolidating structured reports & recommending course of action & drivers of growth
  • Support managers with information for Business Cases
  • Support RGM manager in volume forecast for portfolio brands & track performance during the year
  • Collaborate in Monthly report presentations & business reviews consolidations
  • Typically 3-5 years of work experience in business planning, strategy or marketing
  • Understanding of General Business Operations is a must

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