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Director Materials Management-SAP Supply Planning

Red - The Global SAP Solutions Provider

Posted on Apr 7, 2022 by Red - The Global SAP Solutions Provider

Chicago, IL 60601
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

You will report to the PMT ISC Planning & Logistics VP and not only will you learn from the best, but you will also carve out a space for yourself to show your leadership skills and play an instrumental role in the success of the company.

If you enjoy developing innovative supply chain solutions to solve difficult business challenges, this position is for you. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of professionals building & executing the strategic roadmap to improve PMT's capability in the areas of S&OP, demand planning, supply planning, delivery fulfillment and inventory management. The product portfolio is very diverse and requires different supply chain design models to ensure customer expectations are met. The PMT Business Unit also has several manufacturing models that require different planning frameworks like Engineer to Order, Make to Order, Assemble to Order and Make to Stock. The role will be dedicated to developing and implementing Best Practices within the Business Units (BU's), including the development and adoption of Rapid Response for Supply and Inventory Planning.

Must be capable of translating objectives into a deliverable strategy to achieve business goals and create a competitive advantage for us to bet the competition. Focusing on building a world-class team, utilizing and deploying Lean Six Sigma techniques, driving continuous improvement activities and achievement of superior performance across all KPIs (Key Performance Initiatives) & metrics.

Key Responsibilities:
Experience developing a strategic roadmap that builds capability in People, Process and Tools
Partner with the Corp Planning COE to design and implement World Class Supply and Inventory planning methodologies that meets the different business models
Serve as the Supply and Inventory Planning Subject Matter Expert
Lead a team of professionals to build organizational capability
Continuously develop and improve Supply and Inventory planning methods to improve business results
Find standardized leading and lagging indicators across disparate lines of business to improve predictive accuracy.
Implement standard operating processes across all products and functions that seamlessly work together to deliver exceptional service to the field
Coach and mentor planners to increase their skills and capability in preparation for promotion

You must have
Bachelor's Degree (ie Engineering, Supply Chain, or technical related area)
Management experience leading a team in a complex, matrixed organization
Inventory & Supply Planning (10 years minimum)
Extensive knowledge of Supply Planning, MRP, Inventory Optimization, PFEP
Ability to translate statistical data across the end-to-end planning
History of success utilizing multi-echelon inventory optimization
Advanced knowledge of SAP/MRP/ERP and Advance Planning tools, ie Kinaxis
Manufacturing environment
Strong understanding and use of KPI and metrics
Knowledge of Lean Methodology

We Value
Industry relevant certifications (ie LEAN, CPIM, APICS, Six Sigma)
Advanced Degree (MBA or MS)
Ability to influence cross-functionally
Strong organization and relationship management skills
Excellent written & verbal communication
Works well in a Matrix environment

Reference: 1557576682

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