Omni Planning Manager

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description

At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.

Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.

We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.

And we believe in you.

Columbia Sportswears dynamic global supply chain consists of 4 distribution centers, 430 retail stores, 80 apparel factories and 20 footwear factories worldwide. We pride ourselves on being able to get products to market quickly, safely, and in the most cost-effective manner. By leveraging data analytics, we are constantly pushing to make smarter business decisions and identifying innovative ways to make Columbia Sportswears supply chain more efficient and effective to meet our consumers ever-changing needs.

As the Omni Planning Manager, you will lead a team of functional business owners and Blue Yonder Administrators responsible for the end-to-end Demand Planning and Fulfillment process, systems governance, and analytics. Your accountability stretches across, brands (except prAna), regions and channels managing both your team and a matrix-community of super users and leads within those business areas. You will drive best practices, enable a culture of continuous improvement, leverage analytical insights, and prioritize new capabilities in collaboration with regional Supply Chain Operations leadership.

HOW YOULL MAKE A DIFFERENCEOwn the global, regional, and omni-channel processes, capabilities, and relevant analytics associated to demand and fulfillment planning
Partner with brand and regional planning leadership to set program and/or continuous improvement project priorities
Accountable for demand and fulfillment process and systems governance considering relevant analytical capabilities associate with the Blue Yonder suite
Drives best practices and maturity across all regions, brands (except prAna), and channels through training, continuous learning programs, and execution of new and/or updates processes
Monitors key performance indicators associated to demand and fulfillment processes to ensure consistency of process execution and value delivery through the end-to-end omni planning process landscape
Ensures connection of Demand/Fulfillment planning capabilities, inputs, and outputs are aligned to enterprise standards and cross-functional alignment

YOU ARE A strong communicator who can collaborate and influence others at various levels
Able to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
Able to prioritize team and individual tasks and respond to urgent requests/inquiries with minimal supervisory involvement
Able to develop cross-functional and collaborative relationships across teams and levels

YOU HAVE Bachelors or masters degree or, applicable certification or equivalent experience
5-8 years of Demand, Fulfillment and Supply Chain functional experience
A high level understanding of Supply Chain Management, Demand Planning, Inventory Planning, Strategic and Corporate Planning or other relevant functions
Strong Analytical skillset to translate data insights into process execution
Experience delivering executive-level summary updates, analytic insights, and presentations.
Previous work with other cultures in a business setting, and awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences
Experience leading teams and/or projects

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Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), 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, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC 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. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.