Director, Supply Chain Planning

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
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Owns the overall execution of the S&OP process in North America; support short and midterm business planning
Drive continuous process improvements in Supply Chain by creating a Demand Planning function
Provide forecast proposals to key stakeholders that consist of clear insights and recommendations. This includes explaining assumptions and trends to the forecast and identifying risks and opportunities to the operating plan and financial framework within the Executive S&OP meeting.
Utilize a fact-based approach to challenge assumption inconsistences with Brand and Sales strategies and highlight risks and opportunities
Develop, monitor and continually enhance integrated S&OP process and metrics to achieve operational, customer and financial performance goals
Ensure use and maintenance of current demand planning systems to create the best statistical forecast using established processes
Support the Demand Planner in driving root cause analysis to understand demand plan error in prior periods, and implement continuous improvement initiatives


Lead the planning and directing of materials & supply from Europe and US to support domestic demand
Align material management, inventory and reporting strategies with key business objectives, driving results to profit plan targets
Establish, manage and challenge inventory levels at SKU/DC level within established targets to prevent stock-outs and overstock situations
Maintain disposition and value of inventory that is subject to write-off to obsolescence
Partner with Logistics/Customer Service to successfully manage product transitions, both end of life and new product introductions
Analyze and identify process improvements within Supply Chain to support the creation of a robust supply planning function to support continuous improvement in the total Supply Chain
Lead the strategic development of the vendor managed inventory (VMI) program
Ensure accuracy of Material Master Data


Manage Operations timelines for new product launches
Support HQ in the implementation of new tools and processes to ensure a smooth integration
Drive overall process standardization, continuous improvement in new product development, and schedule operational project deliverables, milestones and critical tasks
Identify key opportunities to drive Supply Chain efficiency improvements and aligns priorities with the Operations management team
Lead project implementation and follow through, engaging all required stakeholders and keeping management team updated at all time
Develop/re-define local S&OP process and influence/participate in global S&OP initiative with HQ 


Responsible for building and developing a strategy to support a strong local Supply Chain organization that will deliver against current and future business needs
Build and execute effective talent plans to support mid and long-term success of the team, including active leadership and skill development of talent
Enable a high-performing culture by focusing on individual, strengths-based development
Builds relationships and networks effectively with cross functional teams in RBNA and with the Headquarters Supply Chain team
Establish a strong network and foster collaboration with key stakeholders and team members