Complete all special requests such as pricing analyses and feasibility of new business opportunities, assist sales associates with ad hoc customer requests, direct involvement with customers to resolve issues, etc.
Experience in a progressive manufacturing environment including time spent as a second level manufacturing manager is highly desirable; manufacturing experience in a manual assembly, high volume, discrete manufacturing environment is highly preferred.
Establish training plans to drive appropriate cross training and adequate backfills to support long range business needs; recommend and initiate personnel actions, such as selections, promotions, transfers, terminations, counseling and disciplinary measures.
Lead preparation of journal entries and post all approved entries to SAP; maintain supporting files and documentation for audit purposes; drive monthly operational spending analysis and identify need for accruals and/or reclassification.
Partner and collaborate effectively across all levels of Supply Chain globally to implement a center-led approach of governance and help achieve sustainable customer experience, cost, and inventory productivity outcomes.
The Senior Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Manager will be responsible for leading and executing the organization's Sales and Operations Plan across Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group (GPG), working closely with the company's leadership.
Provide overall leadership for S&OP, demand planning, inventory planning, capacity planning, master production scheduling, and materials management for Company U.S. and provide governance of these functions for GPG.
Provide mentoring and coaching for less seasoned Material Planners and provide performance feedback to the Manager, Supply Chain Planning; drive process improvements for the Material Planning team that extend beyond new product planning; assess the health of current business processes and evaluate opportunities to connect Material Planning processes to other functional Company teams
Within the scope of each wave (e.g. pulldown kitchen faucets or 2 handle bathroom faucets), develop a deep understanding of and provide guidance to the team on consumer and channel stakeholder behavior, needs, and experiences.
Responsible for requirements definition, technical design, solution development, integration testing, and periodic project leadership; participate as a senior or lead team member, with accountability for an overall project or specific components of a project.
The scope of specific assignments typically include tasks of high complexity. On major projects, participates in the capacity of a senior or lead team member, with accountability for an overall project or specific components of a project.
Define and own the quality performance metrics and measurement system for the Plant; lead gap analysis, identification of focus, and implementation of countermeasures to drive continuous improvement and prevention.
Ensures safe work practices and resolves safety issues within the team; engages in the development and implementation of processes, behavior and culture to build world class safety performance, while ensuring compliance with all applicable OSHA and other regulatory standards.