Director, Global Sales & Operations Planning IBP Integration

Location: Boston, Massachusetts Salary: US$180000 - US$200000 per annum + BOE, Benefits
Sector: Manufacturing Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/056005_1541457481

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for effectiveness in Global S&OP process using IBP for forecasting, demand planning, safety stock planning and rough-cut capacity planning across functional, divisional and regional leads
  • Working with Process and Business partners to develop a strategic roadmap of enhancements.
  • Lead initiatives / implementations for S&OP IBP tool enhancements to usability and process to drive inventory reduction and service level improvements by reducing forecast error in the statistical forecast and the consensus demand plan.
  • Continuously evaluate new IBP functionality releases that could benefit for incorporation into the enhancement roadmap.
  • Develop and manage the process of integrating acquisitions into the IBP tool. Coordinate with acquisition implementation teams on timing and resource availability.
  • Provide S&OP IBP project management leadership and coordination of IT, Process leaders, and divisional S&OP teams in project and change management for the integration of newly developed business functionality.
  • Develop SAP / IBP technical Bench strength in the divisional teams, corporate teams and regional support teams.
  • Develop strategic and operational plans for the work group. Manage execution, and measure results. Integrate IBP S&OP initiatives into the established Project Management processes within other functional areas.
  • Ensure clearly defined responsibilities and accountabilities for key program / project goals
  • Prepare the organization for functionality deployment and ensure all business, organization and systems readiness activities are completed on time
  • Identify risks and issues impacting successful deployment and works with program team to develop resolution
  • Identify and articulates business requirements, and prioritizes requirements for scope definition
  • Support the interfaces between IBP and BPC operations with FP&A and S&OP teams
  • Support / Lead the development of Data Analysis, establish ownership