Director of Supply and Demand Planning at OSI Group in Aurora, Illinois

Posted in Executive 7 days ago.

Job Description:

Director of Supply and Demand Planning

This position is responsible for managing the supply and demand plan for OSI's North American facilities. This position manages the demand forecast, plant level capacity analysis, supply plan, inventory stock targets, and related key metric tracking. This person will provide regular status updates to senior level management and highlight where there are risks to the plan (fill rate and inventory targets) and the recommended actions to mitigate those risks. This position requires a self-starter with a strong desire to drive for continuous improvement.

  • 10+ years of experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Operations Management, or related position, i.e. Business, Logistics.
  • Fluent in MRP best practices and implementation methods.
  • Experience in production methods and procedures, materials management, and planning for the future or immediate production control procedures, materials management, and planning for the future or immediate production control for overhaul or repair of complex products.
  • Experience in alleviating and solving complex production delays, scheduling conflicts, lack of sufficient materials, and other complex production variables.
  • Experience in working with cross functional groups and influencing direction towards company goals.
  • Familiarity with SAP/APO software and Business Warehouse/Business Intelligence systems preferred.
  • Strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal, written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Understanding of production capacities, constraints and cost/service trade-offs.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, including ability to identify and resolve issues/opportunities.
  • Detail oriented, self-starter and comfortable taking initiative, as well as capable of producing high quality results on a sustainable basis.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, PowerPoint are required, including management of complex data sets.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • BA/BS; in quantitative majors preferred (i.e. Supply Chain, Procurement, Engineering, Statistics, Operations Management, Economics, Business, Logistics).
  • Up to 10% domestic travel will be required.
  • Work is performed within a business environment at a corporate location, with standard office equipment available.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, walk, use hands or finger, talk, hear, feel objects, tools, or controls; may be required to lift up to 15 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision to a computer.

OSI Industries is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that believes everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. OSI does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications and business needs. OSI participates in the E-Verify program.