Operations Planning Manager Job Description

Operations Planning Manager Job Description

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Operations planning manager provides support in identifying and resolving internal and external issues that impede our ability to excel at demand management.

Operations Planning Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage and maintain the department budget
Manage multiple processes & schedules for asset expiration
Act - where appropriate - as an initial point of contact within the vertical function vis-a-vis business analysts, Sourcing, GSP, to support implementation of daily business processes & key change initiatives
Prepare, interpret, and develop action plans for creation-related topics, like material overlaps, product finalization delays, range development, range efficiency
Maintain production deadlines on all releases by communicating daily to all label departments, Global Digital Operations, and U.S. /International Supply Chain
Manage the timely delivery of all release assets into AOMA, track all clearances with Business Affairs and Copyright, and set up all asset management, scheduling, and delivery systems for the transmission of assets to physical manufacturing and digital partners
Monitor the production and import of international products, including domestic forecasting, preparation of P&L data, importing costs, product reworks, and packaging elements for U.S. manufacturing where applicable
Maintain the US digital catalog at all global partners
Manage the setup and system implementation of digital pricing campaigns at all partners
Oversee the setup, approval, clearance, delivery, and backfill of Masterworks assets for manufacture on demand use with third-party distribution partners, including managing the data reconciliation of catalog titles for billing in conjunction with Sales Services and Finance

Operations Planning Manager Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Operations Planning Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, PMP, ASQ, ISM, GDP/CEIV, TAPA, EMS, QMS, CPM

Education for Operations Planning Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the operations planning manager 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, MBA, Finance, Management, Marketing, Business/Administration, Education, Technical, Project Management

Skills for Operations Planning Manager

Desired skills for operations planning manager include:

Microsoft Excel
Modern manufacturing
Tools and processes
ACE and Lean principles
Ability to manage complex financial analysis and modeling
Emerging industry trends
MS Excel

Desired experience for operations planning manager includes:

Develop operational and systematic data policies for new and existing business deals with 3rd party distributors to improve efficiency and increase productivity
Perform DJ solicitation and scheduling of all promotional products for distribution to artist/label management, press, radio and third-party clients
Lead weekly production meeting with label A&R, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, and Creative departments
Issue weekly release schedules and inform parties of key changes to same
Represent Masterworks in system development/implementation meetings and steering committees
Comfortable working with high volume of data and overseeing longterm projects

Operations Planning Manager Examples


Operations Planning Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of operations planning manager. 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 manager
  • Provide analytics and insights to the business leaders to have consequential business review rhythms (QBR/ MBR) by closely monitoring the Key Performance Indicators, Critical Success Factors, Scorecard Metric, Cost and Productivity levers, Sales Motion, Leading/ Lagging Indicators, Red Pockets, Root Cause Analyses, Recovery Plans, Investments/ ROIs
  • Support service availability and performance
  • Maintain and monitor service KPIs
  • Ensure that the agreed OLAs / SLAs are met
  • Create management reports
  • Provide guidance, expertise, and / or assistance to business partners
  • Position may have direct reports
  • Position is directly responsible for US Biologics (Rockville) Sales and Operations Planning (forecasting and capacity analysis)
  • Position is responsible for the forecast and demand planning program
  • 100M in direct sales annually
Qualifications for operations planning manager
  • Gifted analytical thinker
  • Analytical skills with a continuous improvement mindset and systems knowledge in MRP planning and execution and/or Supply Network Planner is required
  • Knowledge and experience with production planning, demand planning and project management techniques highly valued
  • Experience with training processes and systems, driving cultural change and building teams are desired
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills are essential
  • Must be capable of, and/or experienced in, working with different functional areas (operations, purchasing, logistics, finance, engineering, sales and customer service) and companies throughout the supply chain (customers, vendors, 3PLs, Joint Ventures and outsourcing suppliers)

Operations Planning Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of operations planning manager. 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 manager
  • Work in conjunction with the Senior Sales Leaders and Internal Departments to support, promote and monitor the efficient operation of the Field Sales Forces
  • Provide data management expertise and guidance to the Data Warehouse, Sales Analytics and Systems Management teams by both troubleshooting and solving data sourcing and accuracy issues
  • Work as a member of the BE data stewardship team to proactively identify, review, and develop a plan of action to address data issues
  • Partner with GM and Buying director to build annual sales and margin budget for the fiscal year
  • Accountable for creating, tracking and measuring financial performance across annual budget, seasonal financial plans and monthly forecasting
  • Daily forecasting across GOL’s KPIs, including the actualization and re-projection of sales at the brand and fulfillment channel
  • Delivery of Monthly Forecast, consisting of daily forecasting and alignment on event/promo strategies with a focus on Margin Optimization
  • Partner with cross functional teams to assess business and ensure appropriate promotional and product strategies are in place to hit financial goals
  • Partner with Buying team to link Top Down financial results with weekly Divisional performance
  • Ability to quickly identify and quantify risk or upside due to business/retail environment and provide solutions to minimize risk and or maximize opportunities
Qualifications for operations planning manager
  • Flexible and pragmatic approach to work that can incorporate tactical fixes without losing sight of the strategic goals
  • Demonstrated ability to learn how to use and apply engineering and project management tools
  • APICS Certified (American Production and Inventory Control Society)
  • Previous experience with Oracle ERP demonstrating technical competence in configuration of business functional modules
  • General understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
  • You possess 10+ years of Marketing experience

Operations Planning Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of operations planning manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for operations planning manager
  • Participate in continuous improvement of S&OP processes with the goal of achieving adequate short-term and long-term supply for all programs
  • Schedule meetings with management and prepare meeting materials
  • Develop, manage and ensure synchronization of the operating plans (production & consumption) and product plans (supply, demand, & inventory) used by manufacturing, customer service, supply chain, sales, raw material supply, business, and marketing
  • Develop analytical tools and provide routine analysis meant to optimize and drive improvement in the profitability of the business
  • Support real time decision making by performing timely feedstock/product mix and supply/demand evaluations with respect to rapidly changing markets and economics
  • Optimize the working capital for the business to meet agreed business performance objectives
  • Monitor and understand performance versus related industry benchmarks and aggressively identify and implement value based decisions to ensure company plans or processes are not disadvantaged relative to the competition / industry averages
  • Maintain planning databases, and develop, utilize and maintain planning models
  • Develop employees for future assignments of increasing responsibility
  • Attract world-class people to develop through the group
Qualifications for operations planning manager
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in planning, business administration, public administration, facilities management, construction management or related field
  • Experience working in facilities management in an institution of higher education
  • Experience with CU Denver's WebSpace, or similar space inventory systems
  • Understanding of University’s construction and special project process Ability to work independently and in team settings Ability to establish & maintain effective relationships with faculty, staff and students
  • Functional knowledge of global and/or clinical supply chain practices
  • Experience with management of IRT systems

Operations Planning Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an operations planning manager. 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 manager
  • Builds and manages tools and processes that support key objectives such as demand, capacity, and supply planning, inventory modeling, service and revenue forecasting, plan optimization, and gap analysis
  • Facilitate sharing of best practices
  • Administrates procurement of products & services for RBD team, including Pcard management & reconciliation
  • Coordinates retail meeting and roadshow needs across functional teams (creative, franchise, category) and manages roadshow logistics
  • Support field leadership in identifying and implementing best practices, addressing performance challenges
  • Lead New Product Status meetings to identify product delivery or development issues
  • Analyze and highlight product strength
  • Working with Sales and Commercial Operations Leadership on incorporating actions, programs, or promotions into revenue forecast
  • Supporting the realization of booked sales orders up until invoicing
  • Utilizing a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Finance to obtain current and accurate information used for monthly, quarterly, and yearly demand forecasts
Qualifications for operations planning manager
  • Demonstrable proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their operational and financial impacts
  • Drive gathering, consolidation and review of project and programme plans, headcount updates, bau peaks and troughs, intake process customer driven requests and other demand drivers to feed into statistical models
  • Project management skills to lead large initiatives
  • 5+ years’ experience in Supply Chain Management demonstrating functional expertise and leadership skills
  • 5+ year’s significant planning experience
  • 5+ years of master scheduling, capacity and finite systems expertise

Operations Planning Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an operations planning manager. 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 manager
  • Request and track new PPCs in SAP
  • Managing the planning team competence assessment and development to satisfy the resourcing projections of the business
  • Monitoring the production of integrated plans to ensure suitability for customer requirements
  • Coordinating and communicating team highlights and lowlights through regular meetings
  • Overlooking the use of and transition to Primavera P6 for all planning activities
  • Acting as stand in Operations Manager, subject to relevant exposure and familiarisation
  • Manage flow of information and requests from Sr
  • Partner with the Marketing, Product Management and Sales teams, to ensure the demand consensus process delivers an agreed upon, workable volume forecast (mid and long term)
  • Lead the Si&OP management reviews, prepare all data and metrics for review, identify gaps and scenarios that must be presented, guide final decision making on open items and trade-offs, and prepare escalations for executive review where appropriate
  • Create the Si&OP minutes, communicate key conclusion to stakeholders and perform follow up of the actions
Qualifications for operations planning manager
  • Excellent e2e understanding of textile Supply Chain topics – incl
  • Proven experience in process improvement leadership
  • 2-5 years of operational planning experience desired
  • Ability to mentor and develop subordinates globally
  • Clear ability to build teams and influence manage worldwide
  • 8 years’ experience in a similar field incentives/sales operations role

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