Responsible for the overall Supply Management through oversite of assigned categories & planners. The primary role of the Supply Planning manager is to ensure midterm to long-term supply plans are aligned with near-term manufacturing & working capital requirements. The Supply Manager will lead a team responsible for master production scheduling & the management of finished goods, work in process, excess & obsolete inventory, as well as the finished goods replenishment of the distribution network. Key performance metrics include customer order fill rate, distress to sales ratio, and Days on Hand/Working Capital. Managers will provide support and leadership to their team of supply planners, as well as act as a liaison with business partners regarding all supply chain related projects. The role requires an analytical thinker and a strong communicator with an eye for detail. Communication with business & manufacturing partners regarding capacity constraints & limitations is critical to the role.
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or related field and 5+ years of experience in planning and inventory control in a manufacturing environment; required.
Experience in other areas of the supply chain such as purchasing, customer service, demand planning or logistics is a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication Skills.
Excellent project management skills.
Strong ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong organizational skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Effectively interact with all levels of management.
Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.