Sr. Manager, Materials Planning

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Under Armour is placing an increased emphasis on end-to-end supply chain visibility and collaboration to improve service, visibility and drive lead time reduction. The Materials Supply Planning team is playing a key role in this initiative with the collaboration with the Tier 2 supply base. The Materials Supply Planning team is seeking a Sr. Manager to drive Under Armour’s end-to-end lead time reduction initiatives, manage Tier 1 & 2 supply chain commitments, control Tier 2 capacity and create projection visibility for suppliers to deliver on service targets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manage projections, capacities, commitments, communication and lead time Reduction initiatives with all Tier 2 suppliers
Lead Tier 2 fabric fill capacity planning, key program management, commitment issuing and tracking
Collaborate with sourcing and supply planning to support Tier 1 auto replenishment and core program lead time reduction initiatives
Communicate and present Tier 2 initiatives, KPI’s and issues in key leadership meetings
Manage the excess fabric liability resolution process with outlet, sourcing, materials, supply planning and FP&A
Lead collaborative supplier meetings with both Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier to drive down lead times and eliminate capacity constraints to insure 95%+ On-Time delivery 
Lead Tier 2 long range planning and 3 year planning (3YP) initiatives
Identify seasonal key programs and drive lead time reductions within the seasonal portfolio.    
      Critical Skills
Technical/Functional Skills:  Has a strong analytical background and is comfortable working with spreadsheets and reporting tools.  Experience in supply chain management and/or planning is a plus. Must have the ability to complete root cause analysis on data sets and be able to make strategic recommendations.
Planning:  Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects.  Sets objectives and goals.  Breaks down work into the process steps.  Anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks.  Measures performance against goals, then evaluates results.
Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully.  Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers.  Very bottom-line oriented.  Steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Process Management:  Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done.  Understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow.  Knows what to measure and how to measure it.  Can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t.  Can simplify complex processes.
Builds Trust at ALL Levels
Produces Great Results
Lives and Inspires the UA Culture
Timely Decision Making
Supervisory Responsibilities
No Direct Reports at this time
Computer Skills
Microsoft Excel & Access (Advanced level)
Experience with SAP APO, Logility, JDA or other Supply Planning software
Multi Echelon Inventory Optimization software experience is a plus
SAP BI, Business Objects or other reporting experience
Physical Demands
Not Applicable
Education and/or Experience
-           BA/BS in Supply Chain Management, Operations or Related Field is required.
-           Industry experience in Apparel, Materials and/or Supply Chain is desired
-           Experience with Multi Echelon Inventory Optimization and/or Lead Time Reduction Initiatives is a plus
Minimal travel requirements
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.