This role develops strategic capacity, network plans & recommendations to support business growth with up to a 5 year horizon. These assessments include the balance of superior customer service, cash flow, waste & productivity at the lowest landed product cost while optimizing asset utilization. This person is a key resource to Supply Chain & Operations' teams to set strategies and ensure execution with Mfg, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and Finance. The Manager reviews and recommends long term Manufacturing network strategy changes to ensure capacity for future growth & optimal utilization, costs & compatibility with inventory targets and realistic daily business constraints. He/She guides & trains users to drive improved C:D ratio, national inventory target setting, and flexibility. Will support IBP Supply Reviews & any necessary Operational Reviews for assigned networks, creates multi-year plans, and is a key participant in strategic capacity reviews & inventory/mfg budget process. Works with planners to ensure optimal model set up and to provide inventory/scheduling guidance for the short term. Works with Strategy, Finance, Engineering, and BD to integrate strategic network changes/capital plans with the short-term network plan. Provide ad hoc analyses as required.
Employ Linear and Mixed Integer Programming to lead network analysis/capacity-planning projects for mid/long range horizon, and ensures seamless integration from short term schedule to full budget horizon
Incorporates strategic cross-functional network optimization goals, reasonable forecasts/growth rates, and correct parameters/costs
Lead Supply review and any other network operational/business review leveraging capacity management tools (APO, SAP IBP360, 52 wk/3 year capacity charts), presenting plans, R&O’s & suggested solutions
Provide ad hoc supply analyses including C:D ratios, DBNR, etc including efforts to increase flexibility/capacity
Functional Technical Competencies Gained In Role: Business Category Ownership/Leadership, Cross Functional Leadership Linkage, AC Ownership and Driving Process Improvements.
Lominger Competencies Gained In Role: Organizational Agility, Dealing with Ambiguity, Standing Alone.
Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.