Sales & Operations Planning Manager

Novolex   •  

Franklin, OH

5 - 7 years

Posted 242 days ago

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Job Title:

Sales & Operations Planning Manager


Position Summary:

This person will report to the Director of Sales & Operations Planning and is responsible for all demand, capacity and network planning activities of Novolex’s Burrows business unit.  The Sales & Operations Planning Manager will serve as the key connection point that links and synthesizes activities of the Sales, Manufacturing and Procurement functions. This position requires a minimum of five to seven years of business planning, supply chain or operational optimization experience.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead day-to-day activities of Sales & Operations planning team for the for the Burrows business unit
  • Drive and execute regular Sales and Operations planning activities amongst the Sales, Manufacturing and Procurement functions consisting of, but not limited to:
    • Consensus demand planning
    • Manufacturing capacity and network optimization
    • Inventory optimization
  • Facilitate the development of the regular S&OP plan through monthly meetings/interactions with functional business leaders
  • Create and lead communication of monthly S&OP plans to corporate executives (e.g. the C-suite)
  • Ensure KPIs are accurate and shared with the business in a regular, timely fashion
  • Coordinate special projects aimed at alleviating demand/supply imbalances and improving overall “order to cash” efficiency of the business unit
  • Help to drive best practices and S&OP standardization across all Novolex business units
  • Assist with the refinement of item master/item routing setup & bill of materials for new and existing SKUs


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelordegreerequired with major in a technical field preferred (e.g., industrial engineering, business, etc.); MBA or advanced degree a plus
  • Formal education and/or certificates in Supply Chain concepts also a plus
  • 5-7 or more years of experience in a related field preferred
  • Strong competencies and familiarity with the Microsoft Office
  • Experience working with ERP systems a strong plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Willingness to travel as needed; typically 25-50% of the time