Planning Leader Job Description

Planning Leader Job Description

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Planning leader provides leadership in advanced engineering, data science and analytics in the development of current or future products or technologies.

Planning Leader Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Drives continuous improvement to improve planning and master data processes within the plant and partners with manufacturing to help identify and drive improvements on delivery, cost, and reliability
Drive accuracy of SAP matching GRP budget results
Advocate for capabilities that align with L&P business strategy/roadmap, the organization as a whole
Escalation point for business and EBS project and/or program managers when there are project issues that impact project status, business resources, other business projects, timelines, cost
The Associate Director of Strategic Planning will drive, develop, deliver, and operate the Long Range Strategic Planning efforts
The Associate Director of Strategic Planning will lead the integration/coordination of the commercial LRP/ budget with Technical Operations
The Associate Director of Strategic Planning will support as well the development and deployment of the Long Range Supply Strategy
Serve as the central point of contact for strategic projects large and small organizational events
Managing the Customer Planning Team
Managing the overall customer order process (EDI, WASP, telephone orders )

Planning Leader Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Planning Leader

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, PMP, ELS, AICP, FERC, CSCMP, PM, PPAP, SQE

Education for Planning Leader

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Planning Leader

Desired skills for planning leader include:

Basic concepts in computer science and data science
Products and customers
Advanced Planning Tools is an advantage
Microsoft Office
Finance related regulation
Forecasting techniques
Manufacturing control systems and processes

Desired experience for planning leader includes:

Managing the Customer query response and resolution process
Managing all of the Customer Planning Sales Admin tasks(EOM Close Off, Uplifts, Credits, SROs, PODs etc)
Managing the communications and relationship with key internal (Sales Teams) & external stakeholders (Customer Re-order contacts)
Outlining and documenting robust, repeatable and scalable processes
Strong assertive leader with likeable personality
Experience working in accounts payable/receivable an advantage

Planning Leader Examples


Planning Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of planning leader. 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 planning leader
  • Analyze potential solutions through business
  • Provide feedback to IT and stakeholders to ensure business needs are met
  • Obtain buy-in and influence business teams as needed to support process changes
  • Ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget, and within expected scope
  • Leverage business champions / sponsors to help eliminate roadblocks and ensure benefits are realized
  • Key success factors for this position include strategic / clear thinking, delivering business outcomes, managing deadlines, aligning stakeholders, managing ambiguity, thorough planning, and concise presentation of recommendations
  • Guide the team in setting up a balanced masterplan, detailed plan and material plan which takes into account operations efficiency, stock cost and customer service
  • Drives Raw Materials and Work In Process, Inventory Planning and ensures best use of plant capacity to optimize investment and meet demand and inventory goals
  • Develop annual business plan for departmental expenses production plans for mfg sites that meet demand and inventory expectations
  • Is accountable for the further development of the capabilities of his/her people
Qualifications for planning leader
  • Member of the plant leadership team and of the FF platform planning leadership team
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Extensive experience in blue chip, fast moving consumer packaged goods environment with commercial experience including direct customer facing role/s
  • Responsible for effective field force resource planning including assessor utilisation, subcontractor usage, management of downtime against budgeted days/targets
  • Prioritise and manage the work allocation of the resource planning team to fulfil internal and external client expectations
  • Identify current and future resource needs and make recommendations for future field force recruitment

Planning Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of planning leader. 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 planning leader
  • Manage the maintenance functions in the Packaging areas of facility to effectively schedule and execute maintenance work orders, preventative maintenance (PM) plans autonomous maintenance (AM) activities while leveraging the SAP PM System and work order process
  • Responsible for managing maintenance expenditure budgets and delivering continuous improvement projects that reduce manufacturing variances
  • Communicate details of planned visits/activities to Assessors, ensuring contractual requirements and client expectations are understood
  • Build relationships with internal and external clients to help build and maintain the business, and improve LRQA’s competitive position
  • Assist the Area Client Services Manager in Leading, managing and developing the resource planning team
  • Identify, suggest and assist with implementing change and the development of administrative processes and procedures to meet future business demands and improve current efficiency
  • Develop a thorough understanding of LRQA products, services, systems and processes on an on-going basis
  • Resolve day to day issues, escalating as appropriate to relevant manager
  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of client planning data in LRQA business systems
  • Collate, review and analyse data to provide assessor utilisation reports
Qualifications for planning leader
  • Experience of coordinating people, within a client & results focussed, professional service environment
  • Adaptable and well organised with a practical minded approach and the ability to work on multiple tasks and to tight deadlines in a changing environment
  • Able to analyse complex problems and develop solutions whilst meeting the requirements of internal procedures and external regulatory authorities
  • Assertiveness, sense of diplomacy, resistance to stress
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication and negotiation skills with internal and external clients
  • Able to identify and propose system/process improvements to ensure maximum efficiency within the team

Planning Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of planning leader. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for planning leader
  • Establish, implement, and regularly monitor the Annual Business Plan for the Bay/PNW Line of Business and establish necessary controls to meet financial objectives
  • Lead operational, financial and employee performance, focusing on the strategic, tactical and general management of the business
  • Meet on a regular basis with management to maintain an informed staff and develop a participative management environment
  • Implement, monitor and support company policies
  • Supervise Team Leaders, Managers, Officers, and mentor senior staff
  • Provide direction to Team Leaders/Managers regarding corporate and division-wide initiatives, goals and objectives
  • Establish and maintain productive work relationships with internal and external clients, fellow operational leaders, and other divisional and group leaders
  • Develop advisers to ensure that their KPI performance meets the laid down standards and continual improvement is evidenced
  • Responsible for the daily management and performance of a team of Resource Analysts (Forecasters)
  • Ensure that forecasts and schedules are developed and implemented in a timely and accurate manner, and use an appropriate methodology
Qualifications for planning leader
  • Ideally level 6 qualified or significant progress towards chartered status
  • Project and/or Task management experience on a small to medium project
  • Working knowledge of current IT and software practices/skills, including Agile Acquisitions and Agile Software Development
  • Experience working with senior government officials and contractors and their leadership
  • Ability to generate reports, briefings and position papers, including strong writing and briefing skills
  • Creative approaches for sponsors facing tough situations

Planning Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of planning leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for planning leader
  • Represent the Work Planning forecasting process to influence strategic staffing decisions in supported areas
  • Prepare reporting of global platform key metrics
  • Drive region's GRP input for profit planning process
  • Complete region's x for y project lists
  • Understand platform’s product development strategy, including general project timelines and schedules
  • Coordinate re-bill process monthly for region
  • Day to day budget monitoring
  • Constant source of training and coaching for all GRP planners
  • Develop Cost-Per-Head with each planner – annually
  • Manage and monitor all GRP work globally for integrity and alignment with standards
Qualifications for planning leader
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Mathematics or other technical field is strongly preferred, with a Master's Degree preferred
  • 5 or more years of Workforce Management experience with at least 3 years of Leadership experience in Workforce Management
  • 7 or more years of experience in contact centers preferred
  • 3 or more years of prior experience in managing exempt level associates with high degree of autonomy strongly preferred
  • Experience in statistical modeling, forecasting, or workforce management disciplines preferred
  • Expert knowledge of contact center resourcing fundamentals with a key focus on real time and intraday management principals

Planning Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of planning leader. 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 planning leader
  • Manage the manufacturing production tooling process and budget planning and actuals for tooling, fixtures and raw material
  • Manage and oversee inventory procedures for all manufacturing raw material
  • Resource allocation per project (monitor plan vs
  • Liaison with clients and other project stakeholder
  • Plan and coordinate the activities of regional functional groups and production units to achieve the PC objectives for the product areas of focus
  • Contribute to the development of annual business/product budgets and medium to long-term business plans in cooperation with relevant functions
  • Identify opportunities to optimize the profitability and business performance of the relevant PC product areas of focus
  • Actively work with Planning & Optimization peers within PC to identify synergies and cross-regional cost optimization opportunities
  • Support the implementation of regional product exchanges and toll arrangements with other industry producers as necessary to support the business plans
  • Work with Production Unit Managers, Supply Chain representatives, and Sales & Marketing Managers to optimize the local planning processes
Qualifications for planning leader
  • Understanding of the impact customer planning activities have on the wider business
  • Preferably educated to degree level with minimum level 4 Professional Industry qualification
  • Ability to work within a team and manage / prioritize workload effectively, managing expectations with key stakeholders
  • Excellent university degree, preferred in a technical or analytical discipline
  • Commercial experience in the Apparel category or Planning, ideally linked to retail/ e-commerce or from consulting
  • University Degree in Economics or Business Administration (or similar), preferably specializing in Finance

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