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Supply Planning Manager

Chicago, Illinois Job ID 14476 Apply

The Supply Planning Manager position has the responsibility for delivering the customer service targets at the optimal inventory investment and cost for their specific Category business units. This role will have direct-line responsibility for supply planners within the category structure and will also be the primary Supply Planning owner with the Commercial Business Units. In addition, the supply planning manager position will play a critical role in the S&OP process owning the Step 3 as well as lead the weekly Control Tower (S&OE) meetings.

SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Leading E2E Value Chain Optimization as well as facilitating/driving issue resolution

Educate, lead, and own Control Tower meetings and ensure alignment with the global standards and best practices

Lead the monthly Supply Review (Step 3) meetings as a part of the S&OP process

Accountable for CFR and Inventory KPI’s within their cluster(s) or category(s)

Accountable for developing inventory/safety stock strategies

Ensure aligned inventory strategies are incorporated into updated supply plans

Proactively communicate potential supply issues with the Product Supply– while leading issue resolution

Conduct monthly root cause analysis of KPI’s for their category/cluster – and identify/drive corrective actions

Responsible for leading capability and both long and short-term capacity assessments on supporting demand changes

Primary point of contact in supply planning for Commercialization teams. Ensures that supply planning activities in the commercialization timeline are complete on time

Key Competencies:

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

People Management and development skills

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

Strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities with competing demands

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Proficiency in process improvement

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

University Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration and 7+ years of direct/relevant experience or Advanced degree and 5 years of direct/relevant experience and 2+ years of management or leadership experience, ORmilitary experience considered in lieu of education requirement and 7+ years of direct/relevant experience or Advanced degree and 5 years of direct/relevant experience and 2+ years of management or leadership experience

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

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

5+ years of experience using PC-based applications (such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and/or Access)

5+ years of demonstrated results and working in a team-based, cross functional environment

SC Johnson’s total compensation packages are at or above industry levels. In addition to salary, total packages may include bonuses, long-term incentives, matching 401(k) contributions and profit sharing based on company profitability, job level and years of service. As a family company, we’re committed to providing benefits such as subsidized health care plans, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, flexible work arrangements, vacation purchase options, recreation and fitness centers, childcare, counseling services and more.

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