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Director of Supply Planning

Company: Meyer
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Director of Supply Planning is responsible for orchestrating end-to-end Service / Inventory work-process including reporting and continuous improvement (Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle) across functions, businesses and sites.

Works effectively across the organization, acting as the liaison between MUS and sourcing sites, driving alignment and compliance to the end-to-end Supply Chain Strategy, as well as directing activities related to the supply plan within S&OP (ie. Step3/Supply Reviews) in order to achieve targeted customer service levels and planned working capital utilization objectives (Inventory and SLOB (Slow Moving & Obsolete inventory), inclusive of the successful launch of new products.

Ultimate owner for Service & Inventory results, leads continuous improvement on processes and organizational capability. Drives & executes with excellence best-in-class work processes and tools, ensuring the right capability is in place to achieve and sustain improvements on service, cost and cash

Essential Job Duties:

  • Achieve targeted customer service levels and planned working capital utilization objectives (Inventory and SLOB (Slow Moving & Obsolete inventory)
  • Orchestrates end-to-end Service / Inventory work-process (Short Range, CO-Op, SKU review, PLS, CCR, PO maintenance, ASN processing, Global reports) along with reporting and continuous improvement across functions, business and sites. Drives standard scorecard reviews ensuring the right gap analysis & action planning is in place to correct variances
  • Owns an optimal ordering pattern (visibility & stability) to the manufacturing sites (PO's, APR's and BTS strategy)
  • On New products leads Product readiness, New item releases, Running Changes, Phase Out management, and any other supporting process
  • Leads SLOB action plans and supporting processes. Supports other inventory processes (safety stock & lead-time maintenance)
  • With the support of VP Supply Chain operations develops an inventory gameplan for MUS inclusive of Statistical Safety Stock settings and inventory balancing across locations
  • Supports the definition & execution of standards, operating procedures and policies between MUS and sourcing sites. Ensures they keep updated and enforced
  • Supports cross-organizational Service/Inventory projects as applicable
  • Leads Step3/Supply Reviews in line with defined standard
  • Owns supply processes and capability within Apprise (DRP module)
  • Provides leadership, direction, development, and supervision to assigned staff ensuring timely and effective performance of all duties and activities. Ensure right capability is in place
  • Drives implementation of best practices and develops effective planning processes
  • Other duties as assigned by the VP Supply Chain Operations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in Business, Operations, Industrial Engineering or related field with equivalent work experience
  • Must have 5 to 10 years of prior planning experience in a high volume/complexity environment
  • Strong leadership - able to set a vision, engage up, down and across functions, and drive alignment to actions
  • Proven ability to analyze and consolidate large volumes of data, develop a fact-based point of view, and communicate it effectively and convincingly.
  • Demonstrates a strong operational discipline. Keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a goal oriented, results driven approach
  • Exemplary work ethics
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal with the confidence to present to senior management. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats
  • Ability and confidence to challenge the status quo. Creative problem-solving and strong time management skills.
  • Ability to make decisions fast and effectively, remaining calm under pressure
  • Advanced MS Office, namely Excel. Experience with ERP software
  • Affiliation or certification through APICS highly preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license in the state of residency, valid passport and the ability to travel internationally.
  • Must possess the mental and physical capacities to perform the job duties.

Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily indoors. Lighting is artificial. Equipment used includes standard office equipment i.e.; computer, laptop, telephone, fax machine, printer, and copier. Physical demands include sitting, repetitive use of hands, walking, standing, lifting to 40 lbs., driving cars, reaching overhead, and being around work equipment and machinery. Position requires traveling. Hours and days are primarily Monday through Friday with some overtime and weekends required. Position requires close contact with all Meyer employees and customers.

Keywords: Meyer, Fairfield , Director of Supply Planning, Other , Fairfield, California

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