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Sr. Planning Manager Network Capacity

Company: E. A. Sween Company
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details Description We are always looking for talented, hardworking people to join the E.A. Sween family. We are a family-oriented company that understands the significance of our employees and we are successful because of our incredibly committed team. We have a great opportunity to join our Team as a Senior Planning Manager-Network Capacity in Eden Prairie, MN. E.A. Sween is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability Role Summary: The Senior Planning Manager, Network Capacity is responsible for the end to end coordination of production essential to our operations. In addition, this individual will have a strong aptitude to balance service, cost effectiveness, and the movement of both raw materials and finished goods across our network. This individual will work closely with Planning to right size inventory of materials, plants, Contract Manufacturing, and the rest of the Supply Chain to manage all risks and opportunities. The position requires strong skills in analytics, negotiations, vendor management and the ability to manage a strong, cohesive team that is results driven and strives for continuous improvement. Essential Competencies of the Role (3 - 5 Primary Areas):

  • Production and Distribution Analytics
  • Ability to build and execute to a plan across Production locations and Third Party
  • warehouses to ensure high levels of Customer Service at the best possible cost.
  • Ability to collaborate with vendors to offset price and service impacts that may occur throughout the year.
  • Customer trends
  • Ability to review and adjust demand and make necessary judgements.
  • Create Key Process Indicators that inform the organization of decision making.
  • Create a Cross-functional team, and a process, to inform the business on key outlooks.
  • Information Data Management
  • Supports the management of materials and finished goods to address concerns of service and cost as identified.
  • Participate in the analysis, investment in, and implementation of a Manufacturing Production System.
  • Supply Data
  • Active in MRP and Inventory management to ensure Supply is provided to execute production plans.
  • Leadership
  • Manage and mentor team of co-workers to promote development and growth. Required Qualifications:
  • Requires B.S. Degree in business or related field
  • Requires minimum 5-10 years' previous experience inPlanning across.
  • Must have a proven track record of strong analytical skills.
  • Must have a proven track record of working with cross functional teams, to include external partners, to achieve best in class solutions.
  • Must be driven and energized by the challenge of intense vendor negotiations and product cost savings initiatives.
  • Measure and communicate end to end KPIs for the Operations team.
  • Must have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Must be creative and self-motivated with strong leadership skills
  • Ability to implement a Risk Assessment program by Product, Customer and Supplier. Demonstrate proven results in identifying ways to mitigate risk within the Supply Chain. Preferred Qualification (if Applicable):
    • Prior multi-site network experience
    • Overall supply chain experience with complete understanding of the associated metrics.
    • JDE experience Physical Demands and Work Environment:
      • Generally, an office/desk position using a computer and telephone
      • Must be willing to travel up to 10% of the time
      • Must be willing to be in production areas of approximately 40 degrees up to 10% of the time
      • Must be highly motivated and willing to work in a fast paced environment
      • Must be able to work well with various levels of employees and diverse cultures Qualifications Skills Behaviors : Motivations : Education Experience Licenses & Certifications Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: E. A. Sween Company, Eden Prairie , Sr. Planning Manager Network Capacity, Executive , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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