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Sales & Operations Planning Manager
Ref No.: 18-00584
Location: 123 Remote, Remote City, Ohio
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/05/2018
Job Category:IT - Business Process / Change Mgmt
Job Description:
  • The Demand Planning / Sales & Operations Process (S&OP) leader develops, implement and supports the S&OP Planning process for business untis and divisions ensuring aligment with multiple stakeholders of the process.
  • This position establishes standards and practices for a framework for best demand planning, Sales inventory and Operations planning, inventory models, including developing policies, procedures, and techniques that are consistent with the strategic company direction and sound principles of supply chain management.
  • Work with divisional cross-functional teams developing commercial forecast to ensure effective and disciplined planning of production, inventory of finished goods, raw material to meet the requirements of AOP while meeting the commitments around customers.
  • Manage the S&OP cycle, executing weekly, monthly planning activities methodically during the pilot phase.
  • Drive Continuous improvements initiatives; Enhance Sales & Operation (S&OP) process development by communicating performance standards, developing joint improvement initiatives, and actively soliciting formal feedback; Create business process flow diagrams to identify opportunities to optimize planning.
  • Develop and facilitate pilot pre-S& OP meetings in order to gain alignment to the consensus forecast, documenting and publishing forecast rationale, and identification of risks and opportunities.
  • Exhibit awareness of the current industry and operational benchmarks, trend and practices to influence and act as a coach for Demand Planning / Sales, inventory and Operations planning process for divisions.