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S&OP Governance Manager at SC Johnson Lifestyle Brands in San Francisco, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Lifestyle Brands (the LSB) is a growing house of like-minded brands under the SC Johnson umbrella including Method®, Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day®, Babyganics ® and Ecover ®. Headquartered in San Francisco with additional operations in Chicago and throughout Europe, the LSB is home to 650 employees. Together we act as a force for bold, transformative growth with a focus on delivering positive impact for people and the planet. If you're into pioneering the future and doing good while doing business, come join us.

The LSB is part of SC Johnson, a family-owned company and leading manufacturer of household cleaning, home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care products, as well as professional products. Originally founded in 1886 and headquartered in Wisconsin, U.S.A., SC Johnson and the Lifestyle Brands division are at work for a better world.

The Company's Total Rewards package is at or above industry levels. The expected base salary range for this position is between 134,000.00 USD - 177,000.00 USD. Job related skills, experience, education, and location will be considered in setting actual starting base salary. In addition to your base salary and depending on job level, eligibility, and performance, a total package may include profit sharing, a short-term incentive and/or long-term incentives. As a family company, benefits are a key piece of our Total Rewards package as well and we're proud to provide a comprehensive, competitive, and differentiated benefits program that our people and their families value.

The S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) Governance Manager role, also known as S&OP Navigator!... is a critical component in driving and sustaining Global improvement in the S&OP process within the Lifestyle Brands Business Unit.

S&OP Governance Manager gets the opportunity to work cross functionally with every department E2E and influence the team to drive process improvements that reflect best in class! This role will also be a part of a Global team, and will partner closely with global counterparts, as well as regional and cluster leadership teams to gain exposure with cascading the S&OP discussion on a global scale.

Please note: This is a San Francisco office-based role!

In this role, you will build phenomenal relationships with an awesome team at every level of the organization; who base everything they do on their core values; and drive cross functional collaborations that drive improvements to process maturity metrics, along with connecting trends of key KPI's connected with S&OP maturity. You will work with the team to continually improve a Globally harmonized and sustainable S&OP process, metrics, and governance, while being on the ground locally with the San Francisco team in their awesome loft style office that has great snacks, a sparkling water and a Froyo machine.

Fun is most certainly a part of this job specifically, and you will experience a team, which works hard, is creative, and celebrates along the way. You will feel inspired and want to think out of the box in this role and always be ahead of industry best practices so you can share! You will also want to think about how you can leverage your relationships globally, to help our team locally along the journey.

In this role, you get to be the S&OP SME, with a on the ground type approach, and a "connector" of having the "end in mind" for teams. A "Can do" mindset will allow you to be successful in this role, and an approach of "How can I help to make the DITL of teams better; eliminate waste, so we can drive more strategic S&OP discussions and drive the right content, discussions, output, and results.

Sometimes this could include a file revamp or 2 or helping the team to drive reporting capabilities. Sometimes, this could entail re routing a discussion back to the underlining mission, and holding workshops or process reviews with teams, providing playbooks and recommendations.

Navigators/Governance Leads in this role will be expected to expand their S&OP knowledge to be:

  • Subject matter experts across all or most steps

  • SME of the S&OP feeder processes and their flow into the steps

  • Regarded as global S&OP experts that can operate at high level of performance across different functions and geographies.

  • Leads the S&OP Navigator team in the development of global S&OP strategy and practical process/tool design including wiring to global mega processes.

  • Regarded as a local trusted advisor and strategic team member that can help teams drive the planning and execution of business changes in processes, mindsets & behaviors.

  • A true and trusted teammate of the LSB!!

The S&OP Governance Manager will drive continuous S&OP improvement by:

  • Collaborating with global counterparts and provide functional input into global S&OP process design, standard metric definition, and enabling toolset design.

  • Maintain and publish global S&OP process documentation that is in line with industry best practices.

  • Assessing and scoring S&OP performance, and publishing metrics on the health of the S&OP process for LSB and PRO business units.

  • Own the S&OP reporting for relevant KPI and build out scorecard and deck reporting to executive leadership and cross functional teams.

  • Identify S&OP Champions at the LSB, to train, coach, partner up with and develop others to be S&OP Governance Managers.

  • Facilitating root cause analysis of process breakdowns and continuous improvement in the S&OP process with cross-functional team

  • Provide highly valued strategic consulting support and guidance through key initiatives.

  • Develop strategic win-win partnerships with other functional support areas.

  • Influence stakeholders to improve S&OP integration with other Mega Processes

  • Integrate & connect work streams between commercial and Supply Chain to eliminate silos.

  • Consistent Stakeholder engagement and management


Required Experience:

  • Bachelors' degree in a relevant discipline

  • 5+ years' experience within an S&OP/IBP CPG meeting environment, either as a contributor or leader within Supply Chain, Finance or Commercial.

  • 5+ years of Excel/MS Office experience

  • 3+ years analytical experience

Preferred Skills/Experience/Competencies:

  • Baseline knowledge of Kinaxis (or similar to) advanced planning systems, + Tableau, Power BI, Project Management

  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset and are enthusiastic about making an impact

  • Strong leadership skills: agencies, cross-functional, senior management
    • Candidates must be able to proactively communicate effectively at all levels of the organization including the Regional Senior VP level.

  • Change Management

  • Strong collaborator: ability to navigate different stakeholder personalities, perspectives, priorities.

  • Strong communication skills and comfort in working with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

Lifestyle Brand (LSB) PERKS:Our values are at the heart of everything we do.

Here are a few of the ways we Care like a Mother for every person against dirty:

  • Rockstar health insurance benefits package

  • Jollydays: competitive vacation bundle

  • Generous retirement match + pre-tax savings options

  • 3 Care Days (a.k.a. Volunteer Time-Off) a year, to be a force for good

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that being a team of diverse people with different ideas, views and cultures will help us and our business thrive. We are committed to ensuring everyone who works at the LSB feels that they have a real sense of belonging and that they can show up as who they are, be valued, listened to and supported to do their best possible work.

Sure, there's always more that can be done. But together with our team, partners, customers and community, we can make everyone welcome.

Better Together

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

Accommodation Requests

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to . All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster f or more information.

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