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Associate Manager, Supply Planning

Chicago, Illinois Job ID 14562 Apply

This position improves and sustains supply chain success for North America. This individual will have responsibility for delivering targeted service levels with the proper level of inventory. He or She is expected to solve complex supply chain issues and assist in establishing best practices for each of the North American Business Units. This individual is critical in driving operational excellence in capacity planning and enabling data driven trade off discussions across North America.

We are looking for a smart, analytical and innovative individual who can solve problems in a scalable way to deliver growth and profitability for the organization. This position requires End to End supply chain knowledge with a keen sense of the implications planning has with cross functional partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage an efficient MPS/DRP/MRP process for assigned technologies within respective region

Drives decisions and trade offs to optimize the supply chain and communicate to all stakeholders

Optimization of inventory and case fill, end to end

Develop constrained/feasible MPS/DRP/MRP plan over the aligned time horizon, via SAP and best practices

Execute and own the optimization plans to deliver KPIs;

CFR – determine baseline and execute; design roadmap to continuous improvement

OTIF – determine baseline and execute; design roadmap to continuous improvement

Above Max Inventory – execute to target; design roadmap to continuous improvement

Ensure successful NPD launches on inbound and outbound product; ensure risks are escalated and communicated to protect supply and optimization plans

Compliance to Global Affiliate Trade Policy

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

University Degree and 5 years of Supply Chain experience, or an advanced degree and three years of experience OR,military experience considered in lieu of education requirement and five years of experience in Supply Chain

Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States 

Desired Skills / Experience / Competencies:

Strong communication skills, with a proven ability to understand key concepts and communicate with business stakeholders

Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills

Experience in optimizing end-to-end Supply Chains

Experience in Demand/Supply Planning

Ability to drive action and influence decision making at all levels of the organization

Strong understanding of Sales and Operations Planning within a FMCG environment

Ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities with competing demands

Ability to work within high-performing teams in highly collaborative environments

Intermediate Excel skills

Ownership mentality

Job Requirements:

 Full Time

 M-F Daytime

 Less than 10% travel

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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