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Supply Planning Manager - Consumer Packaged Goods

Location: 

Ormond Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  571
Job Type: 

Edgewell Personal Care is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of over 25 well-known brands of consumer and personal care products.  We are 6000 colleagues strong with a presence in over 50 countries.

 Edgewell's brands include shaving products including Schick and Wilkinson Sword razors and blades, shaving gels including Edge and Skintimate, Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun screens, Playtex Infant Care products, including spill-proof cups, baby bottle liners, pacifiers, and Diaper Genie; Feminine Care products, including Playtex and o.b. tampons, and Stay free and Care free pads and liners, and Wet Ones wipes.

Our latest additions to the Edgewell family of personal care brands include two full product lines of skin care and grooming products for men: Bull Dog and Jack Black.

 

 

Position Summary:

 

This position manages the Supply Planning function for Suncare and related businesses.  The Supply Planning Manager provides oversight and guidance to the Supply Planning team and functions as the lead point of contact and voice to the Commercial, Marketing, Operations and Demand Planning functions.  This position provides leadership for continuous improvement and productivity efforts including development of best practices in the supply planning process which includes maintaining ERP system processes, usage and training requirements.  Additionally, the Supply Planning Manager has responsibility for managing working capital investment to achieve financial and customer service objectives.  Interface requirements extend to all EPC functional areas including North America and International locations.  This position helps establish and executes supply chain strategies and processes for the plants and works in conjunction with global planning groups under guidance provided by the Director of S&OP, Sun/Skin Care.   

 

 

Accountabilities

 

  • Lead and direct departmental personnel including performance management and development plans for each
    • Identify and coordinate system training requirements for department personnel.
    • Review and make recommendations for production schedule and report revisions as required. 
    • Review and make recommendations for system settings and functionality revisions in SAP and planning systems.
  • Provide oversight on development and ensure appropriate creation of master production plans based on forecast and customer requirements in a timely and efficient manner to support Marketing/Sales objectives through forecast analysis and production capacity analysis.
  • Provide lead coordination on product restage transitions and oversight on new product launches as required. 
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to the current and future ERP planning systems including set up of item master data and planning system parameters in SAP and planning systems.
  • Provide reports, templates and analysis to management on volume updates impacting production capacities and overhead implications with recommendations on operational performance.   
  • Ensure alignment on the execution of production plans with engineering, QA, R&D and procurement.
  • Function in a leadership capacity while working collaboratively with Operations leadership on Make/Buy decisions for the Supply Planning group.
  • Oversee management of display and promotional product coordination with internal and/or external third-party contact manufactured production. 
  • Enlist and coordinate inter-departmental resources as required to support operation production needs.
  • Create and issue monthly dashboards with analysis on key issues relating to previous month’s activities and future-outlooks in achieving plan to determine corrective actions needed to realign back to plan.
  • Achieve OTIF customer service order fulfillment objectives while maintaining inventory levels at days in inventory (DII) goals.
  • Implement new planning procedures, processes and guidelines as required.
  • Monitor capacity limitations and revise plans accordingly.
  • Work with Demand Planning, Finance and Operations on annual business plan (ABP) in terms of annual plant volume upon request and inventory investment projections.
  • Collaborate with Brand Managers on SKU Rationalization efforts to effectively manage SKU portfolios.
  • Nominate or delegate staff personnel for enlistment on supply Planning project team assignments as warranted.

 

 

Required Skills and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or equivalent.
  • 5-10 Years of Supply Planning experience in a consumer product manufacturing operations environment.
  • Demonstrated success in a leadership role.
  • Working knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word, and planning systems (ie, JDA/Manugistics).
  • Proven ability to create planning schedules around complex demands, timeline and constraints.
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with business partners and influencing key stakeholders. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and experience in personnel management functioning as a team player with strong negotiation skills, analytical thinking and exercising good judgment.
  • Must be flexible, organized, able to work independently and multi-task to excel in a fast-paced work environment with the ability to work on several projects simultaneously with priority determinations.

 

 

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Advanced degree or MBA preferred  
  • APICS Certification
  • SCOR Certification
  • Finance costing experience.

 

Work Environment

  • Some travel is required.

 

 

 

 

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

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