Associate Director level to integrate the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. This S&OP team member will work in close collaboration with the Integrated Planning teams (Demand and Supply) in supporting the framework of the S&OP process and the successful global rollout and implementation.
Responsibility of the Associate Director of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is to support and manage the S&OP process steps across a business unit and/or a geographical area. They are also responsible for preparing the S&OP Schedule, maintaining it in Kinaxis Rapid Response, and collect data for the DRM, SRM and Regional S&OP forums.
repare a rolling 12 months S&OP Schedule in partnership with Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Finance and Manufacturing.
Maintain S&OP Cycle instances in Rapid Response based on the S&OP Schedule.
Govern the task completion, facilitate check points within the cycle, own the change control process and report out in a weekly basis task completion, pending and delayed.
Support the S&OP Road Map development and execution using project management methods.
· A certification in supply chain from APICS, preferred.
· A certification in project management from PMI, preferred
· An understanding of sales, manufacturing, demand planning and supply planning.
· Understanding of supply chain flexibility, how it can be increased or decreased, and the associated costs.