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Sr. Manager, Supply Planning

Company: Danone North America
Location: White Plains
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

About the jobQuality, efficiency, and safety all play a big role in our work at Danone. Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for the Supply Chain team. We are currently looking to hire a Sr. Manager, Supply Planning based in White Plains, NY or Broomfield, CO! The Sr. Manager, Supply Planning is responsible for leading the Yogurt Supply Planning team toward achieving key metrics of customer fill rate and waste.
The Sr. Manager ensures targets are met at lowest landed cost, while minimizing waste and controlling finished good inventory levels through management of the mid- and long-term production plan.
In addition, the Sr. Manager is responsible for recruiting and talent development by equipping the team with key supply chain functional expertise.The base compensation range for this position is $110,000- $125,000 commensurate with experience. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options. To give our employees flexibility, Danone is a hybrid work environment.About youResponsibilities:Oversee a team of six Supply Planners providing direction and implementing strategies to achieve supply chain metrics. Facilitate informed decision making from senior leadership by performing root cause analysis and presenting findings.Coordinate with stakeholders in demand, finite scheduling, industrial planning, materials flow, customer service and trade to implement strategic plans to meet business priorities.Main point of contact for Trade and Customer Experience regarding summarized service outlook with drivers of impact, escalating prioritization decisions as needed. Coordinate tactical customer re-assignment, cross plant production, and resupply when required to maintain customer service levels in the face of production challenges, un-forecasted demand, or engineering projects.Develop robust processes and work to give planners the opportunity to master the tools and processes of Supply Planning.Collaborate cross functionally to analyze and present operations recommendations for sku rationalization.Supervisory responsibilities:The Sr. Manager, Supply Planning manages a team of six Supply Planners.Working conditions:Work could be performed in an office environment or remote. Preferred Candidate QualificationsMinimum qualifications:Bachelor's degree (Master's degree a plus), preferably in Supply Chain, Logistics, Economics, Operations or related subjects.6 to 9 years of experience in Sales and Operations planning, production scheduling, inventory deployment, and project management, preferably within the consumer-packaged goods or food industries.2+ years of people management experience.Experience in managing production planning/ inventory and deployment in a multi-facility environment.Experienced using ERP and APS systems to manage production scheduling (SAP APO SNP, ECC PP, PPDS, etc.).Proficient with Microsoft Office products; Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Word and Power BI.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Understanding of planning practices and impact of inventory and forecast accuracy.Adept at communicating key supply chain facts and recommendations at a Senior Executive level.Plan, communicate and implement programs and influence key stakeholders to enable success.Ability to become deeply technically knowledgeable and lead implementation of a new planning toolset.Change champion who can lead teams throughout the organization with a mindset for continuous improvement.Strong analytical skill set with ability to create metrics and perform analysis to generate senior level reporting.Is expert in diagnosing root causes of service and waste issues, including post-mortem analysis on forecast, inventory, production, and deployment data.Ability to demonstrate people management and positively influence the performance of others to achieve desired results through motivation, clear direction, active communication, and coaching.Possesses well-developed thought processes and ability to support decisions. About usAbout Us: At Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You'll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps--- in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. #LI-NORAM

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