Senior Director of Planning
Company: Old World Industries
Posted on: August 7, 2022
POSITION PURPOSE : Lead the Old World planning function to
achieve world class supply chain performance, including strategic
and tactical execution, talent development, business process
management, and continuous improvement. As a key leader in the
Supply Chain organization, the Senior Director of Planning owns the
Sales and Operations Planning and production planning functions,
delivering effective plans and continuously improving results.
DUTIES, TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide strategic direction and leadership, resulting in a world
class planning processes.
Provide direct leadership to the S&OP and Production Planning
teams, to include performance management, employee development, and
Owns the S&OP cycle, including demand plans, supply plans,
financial reviews, and executive reviews.
Develops, implements, and drives adherence to standard business
Develops and tracks departmental KPIs, including forecast accuracy,
planning effectiveness, schedule adherence and attainment,
inventory, and on time performance. Uses data to drive continuous
improvement, including identifying opportunities, facilitating
improvement activity, and leading change through the business
process management system.
Develops and maintains partner/vendor scorecards to drive
Identifies training needs, develops plans, coordinates activities,
and/or delivers training that results in a fully capable production
Drives the business process management cycle, including process
documentation, training, skill validation, and auditing the health
of the process.
Collaborates with the Director of Production Operations to develop
and maintain healthy relationships with current and prospective
processors. Delegates relationship ownership to others as
Collaborates with the Director of Production Operations to insure
short, medium, and long-range supply is sufficient to meet expected
demand, including Business Continuity planning to minimize supply
Owns all transactional and daily activity for production planning,
including production scheduling, inventory control, and timely
communications to partners.
Owns master data integrity for all production sites.
Functions as Old World's Subject Matter Expert for the production
planning and S&OP functions, driving the organization to adopt
best in class planning processes.
Maintains regular communication to the organization regarding the
status of supply and demand.
Initiates and drives continuous improvement projects that deliver
year-over-year cost savings, resulting in a durable competitive
advantage in product cost
Leads strategic projects in planning and other areas of supply
chain as needed
Leads and/or participates in special projects including (but not
limited to): Analysis of outsourcing strategy and costs
Project management for new product start-ups
Assumes additional related responsibilities as necessary
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Bachelors Degree in a related field.
10-12 years' experience in a planning environment with 5 years in a
Advanced skill in highly developed ERP systems (SAP and IBP
Experience planning in a 3 rd party environment preferred.
Advanced computer skills with a concentration in spreadsheets.
Demonstrated interpersonal and facilitation skills necessary to
lead a team and collaborate widely within the organization.
Consumer goods industry experience preferred.
Demonstrates personal commitment to Old World Values.
Keywords: Old World Industries, Chicago , Senior Director of Planning, Executive , Northbrook, Illinois
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