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Supply Chain Manager/Supply Planning Manager

Company: LHH
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

LHH Recruitment Solutions has partnered with a growing organization in the Vernon Hills, IL area and they are looking to add a Supply Chain Manager/Supply Planning Manager to their established company. This is a Direct Hire opportunity. You will be responsible for supporting product launches (promotions, packaging, and new products) from an operations perspective. Achieve top tier service while minimizing expediting costs and excess inventory. Manage and support SKU rationalization, forecasting, reporting, inventory, excess and obsolete inventory reduction, and space planning. Lead supply chain optimization within the supply chain team.As an ideal candidate, you will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain planning and 2 years of people management experience. You will have a supply chain optimization and process improvement background. Advanced Excel skills (VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables). A Bachelor's Degree is required. APICS, PMP, and/or Lean Certifications are highly preferred. You will receive a competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package. Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a small supply chain planning team.
  • Participate in cross functional new product teams to ensure successful launches, running changes, and promotions.
  • Lead and launch new product operation projects. Improve coordination among planning, logistics, and warehouse management.
  • Work collaboratively between Supply Chain Launch team and the Operations team to execute projects.
  • Manage the initial buy, replenishment, and safety stock plans for product launches.
  • Interface with international and domestic suppliers to ensure successful execution and resolution of issues on product launches.
  • Develop project status reporting and ensure visibility of projects with key stakeholders.
  • Develop SOPs and documentation standardization.
  • Continuously focus on process improvements and drive improvements to accelerate time to market in an efficient and high-quality manner.
  • Continuously develop and improve the strategy to dispute customer fines.
  • Lead Supply Chain optimization efforts such as SKU rationalization, repair part planning strategy, space planning, supplier, change management, etc.Experience:
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain planning and 2 years of people management experience.
    • Proven success leading and managing a small team.
    • Advanced Excel proficiency (VLOOKUP/Pivot Tables).
    • PowerBI proficiency is a plus.
    • Prior experience implementing an ERP is a plus.
    • Continuous improvement mind-set and experience driving supply chain optimization.
    • Develop, manage, and execute cross functional project plans.
    • Process and metrics oriented to enable visibility for proactive actions, planning, and the ability to create ownership and accountability.
    • Prior experience with new product development process is a plus.
    • Previous experience building out best practices in supply chain and defining KPIs and key metrics.Education:
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • APICS, PMP, and/or Lean Certifications are highly preferred. Industry:
        • Consumer packaged goods (CPG).
        • Prior experience working for a manufacturer or distributor that sells their products in the retail sector.
        • Prior experience working with big box retailers.Skills:
          • Ability to effectively and concisely communicate with upper management.
          • Ability to handle a high pressure/high volume workload.
          • Ability to plan, organize, multi-task, and prioritize workload.
          • Ability to work proactively and on own initiative.
          • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
          • Strong collaboration and influencing skills.
          • Strong data analytics skills.If you are a passionate Supply Chain Manager/Supply Planning Manager looking for a new and rewarding career, please apply today! You don't want to miss out on this opportunity! LHH is a leader in permanent recruitment-and in the placement of top talent. Our areas of specialty include office administration, customer service, human resources, engineering, and supply chain and logistics. Please feel to check us out and apply for other opportunities if this role isn't a perfect match. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledTo read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please visit Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Keywords: LHH, Arlington Heights , Supply Chain Manager/Supply Planning Manager, Executive , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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