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Factory Supply Planning Manager

Factory Supply Planning Manager

 

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestlé Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life®, Nature’s Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Nuun®, Persona Nutrition®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

 

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

 

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

 

The role of the Supply Planning Manager is not just about managing a department, but about leading and optimizing it to drive cross-functional collaboration, capture key insights, and create integrated, stable, and agile supply and inventory plans. This is crucial in efficiently meeting the Site/Coman fill rates, productivity, and service level targets.

 

As the Supply Planning Manager, you will be working closely with the Plant Manager, site Leadership Team, Schedulers, Commodity Managers, and even external suppliers. This collaborative approach ensures that all stakeholders are aligned and working towards a common goal. Your expertise in processes, systems, cadence, and analytics will be put to the test as you navigate the complexities of supply planning. It's not just about numbers and data, but about making informed decisions that have a direct impact on the success of the organization.

 

If you're looking for a challenging and dynamic role where you can make a real difference, then this opportunity as a Supply Planning Manager is perfect for you. Join our team and be at the forefront of driving efficiency and excellence in supply planning.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Achieving performance metrics and effectively prioritizing and escalating planning challenges are key responsibilities of the Supply Planning Manager. This includes creating countermeasures to achieve KPI targets and conducting root cause analysis when necessary to identify systemic issues.
  • As the face of the factory's supply planning function, you will interact with the business regarding service, strategy, and cost. It will be your responsibility to create and maintain Vendor/Site production requirements to ensure optimal inventory levels and on-time customer delivery.
  • Driving plans to achieve department annual goals and KPIs is a critical aspect of the role, as is building strong relationships within the cross-functional business team. You will also need to escalate information about shortages or excesses of inventory levels to the Supply Leader and Plant Manager.
  • Having a forward-looking view, you will understand future capacity and supply constraints that may affect production. In such cases, you will lead the development of recovery plans with a 1-6 month outlook. If necessary, you will identify and escalate the need to deviate from the frozen plan.
  • Purchasing for the site will be under your ownership, and you will partner with Procurement to resolve any material delivery issues from vendors, ensuring that production plans are executed and aligned with demand.
  • Feedback and identification of countermeasures for any Salvage date and CFR (Customer Fill Rate) issues, as well as inventory risk, will be part of your responsibilities. Effective communication within the network is crucial in this regard.
  • You will participate in aligning the demand/supply plan to Operations and the S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) process. Additionally, you will lead the weekly business planning processes with the planning and operations teams.
  • Managing your designated team will involve tasks such as hiring new talent, conducting performance reviews and conversations, creating development and succession plans, and providing regular feedback.
  • Overseeing KPIs (key performance indicators) and SLAs (service level agreements) aligned with internal and external teams will ensure that targets are being met. You will also support the supply chain integration with the Nestle Health Science teams.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required, making this role dynamic and diverse in its responsibilities.

 

Experience and Education Requirements

 

  • Undergraduate degree preferred or several years of manufacturing resource planning and material requirements planning experience in lieu of degree is required.
  • Experience in managing master data maintenance processes is required.
  • 5+ years of planning experience, which includes material requirements purchasing, planning, and scheduling in a process manufacturing environment.
  • 7+ years of progressive supply chain experience, with expertise in ERP planning tools, preferably SAP.
  • 2+ years of experience leading supply planning activities and managing a team of direct reports.
  • Knowledge and proven expertise with ERP planning tools (SAP strongly preferred).
  • Proficiency in PC programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is necessary. Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, including the use of complex formulas required.
  • Experience coaching and developing direct reports, assessing their readiness for new roles, and identifying individual development plans. 
  • Experience managing the performance of direct reports, conducting regular check-ins and performance evaluations.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, statistical and analytical skills using quality tools, with the ability to draw business planning conclusions, are essential. 
  • Results-oriented and excellent time management skills. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously is crucial.
  • Strong ability to influence people and teams, and be proactive and results-oriented in a fast-moving dynamic environment.

 

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $105,000.00 to $120,000.00. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

 

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits.  Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Nestlé Careers (nestlejobs.com)

 

Requisition ID: 276545 

 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestlé Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life®, Nature’s Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Nuun®, Persona Nutrition®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

 

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

 

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

 

The role of the Supply Planning Manager is not just about managing a department, but about leading and optimizing it to drive cross-functional collaboration, capture key insights, and create integrated, stable, and agile supply and inventory plans. This is crucial in efficiently meeting the Site/Coman fill rates, productivity, and service level targets.

 

As the Supply Planning Manager, you will be working closely with the Plant Manager, site Leadership Team, Schedulers, Commodity Managers, and even external suppliers. This collaborative approach ensures that all stakeholders are aligned and working towards a common goal. Your expertise in processes, systems, cadence, and analytics will be put to the test as you navigate the complexities of supply planning. It's not just about numbers and data, but about making informed decisions that have a direct impact on the success of the organization.

 

If you're looking for a challenging and dynamic role where you can make a real difference, then this opportunity as a Supply Planning Manager is perfect for you. Join our team and be at the forefront of driving efficiency and excellence in supply planning.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Achieving performance metrics and effectively prioritizing and escalating planning challenges are key responsibilities of the Supply Planning Manager. This includes creating countermeasures to achieve KPI targets and conducting root cause analysis when necessary to identify systemic issues.
  • As the face of the factory's supply planning function, you will interact with the business regarding service, strategy, and cost. It will be your responsibility to create and maintain Vendor/Site production requirements to ensure optimal inventory levels and on-time customer delivery.
  • Driving plans to achieve department annual goals and KPIs is a critical aspect of the role, as is building strong relationships within the cross-functional business team. You will also need to escalate information about shortages or excesses of inventory levels to the Supply Leader and Plant Manager.
  • Having a forward-looking view, you will understand future capacity and supply constraints that may affect production. In such cases, you will lead the development of recovery plans with a 1-6 month outlook. If necessary, you will identify and escalate the need to deviate from the frozen plan.
  • Purchasing for the site will be under your ownership, and you will partner with Procurement to resolve any material delivery issues from vendors, ensuring that production plans are executed and aligned with demand.
  • Feedback and identification of countermeasures for any Salvage date and CFR (Customer Fill Rate) issues, as well as inventory risk, will be part of your responsibilities. Effective communication within the network is crucial in this regard.
  • You will participate in aligning the demand/supply plan to Operations and the S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) process. Additionally, you will lead the weekly business planning processes with the planning and operations teams.
  • Managing your designated team will involve tasks such as hiring new talent, conducting performance reviews and conversations, creating development and succession plans, and providing regular feedback.
  • Overseeing KPIs (key performance indicators) and SLAs (service level agreements) aligned with internal and external teams will ensure that targets are being met. You will also support the supply chain integration with the Nestle Health Science teams.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required, making this role dynamic and diverse in its responsibilities.

 

Experience and Education Requirements

 

  • Undergraduate degree preferred or several years of manufacturing resource planning and material requirements planning experience in lieu of degree is required.
  • Experience in managing master data maintenance processes is required.
  • 5+ years of planning experience, which includes material requirements purchasing, planning, and scheduling in a process manufacturing environment.
  • 7+ years of progressive supply chain experience, with expertise in ERP planning tools, preferably SAP.
  • 2+ years of experience leading supply planning activities and managing a team of direct reports.
  • Knowledge and proven expertise with ERP planning tools (SAP strongly preferred).
  • Proficiency in PC programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is necessary. Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, including the use of complex formulas required.
  • Experience coaching and developing direct reports, assessing their readiness for new roles, and identifying individual development plans. 
  • Experience managing the performance of direct reports, conducting regular check-ins and performance evaluations.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, statistical and analytical skills using quality tools, with the ability to draw business planning conclusions, are essential. 
  • Results-oriented and excellent time management skills. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously is crucial.
  • Strong ability to influence people and teams, and be proactive and results-oriented in a fast-moving dynamic environment.

 

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $105,000.00 to $120,000.00. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

 

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits.  Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Nestlé Careers (nestlejobs.com)

 

Requisition ID: 276545 

 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Holbrook, NY, US, 11741

Holbrook, NY, US, 11741


Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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