Supply Chain Planning Manager

Posté 04 nov. 2022

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin - United States

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A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. 

Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 


Your Role:

The Supply Chain Planning Manager is a leadership position in the Thin Films Business Field Integrated Supply Chain (ISC). You will be aligned to the Thin Films Deposition materials business and will be accountable to develop and execute a global Integrated Supply Chain strategy to align and support the Operating Plan of the business field. Managing assets in the business including returnable containers to improve returns while achieving desired service levels. The Supply Chain Planning Manager will facilitate the S&OP process for the Deposition business field, striving to meet or exceed Operating Plan Objectives for both volume and revenue, while minimizing ISC costs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the S&OP process for the SBU by assessing the actual vs plan and continually driving process improvements that make the business unit more effective in achieving customer service level goals and financial objectives – cost and working capital
  • Accountable for Network change process execution to introduce new products including Suppy Chain (SC) readiness
  • Develop policies for the replenishment strategy (MTO, MTS etc.) for materials in platform as per strategic vision in the marketplace aligned to Global Replenishment Process
  • Using the SC network model, run scenarios with Supply Network Planner and SC Analytics Team to find opportunities to optimize the Supply Chain Network to achieve cost objectives while maintaining required service levels. Support business by analyzing distribution costs/cost drivers, running scenarios, and recommending solutions
  • Develop lead-time policy for products in business unit to achieve desired service levels for new products, while considering postponement strategies for bottleneck resources
  • Provide support to the business integration and localization projects
  • Find opportunities to minimize complexity (Active Material numbers and extensions) and coordinate changes with business area to reduce
  • Review and support analysis of SC complaints to understand root cause and lead changes to resolve
  • Support the monthly global Thin Films S&OP meeting and supply meeting for the responsible product portfolio
  • Provide direction and leadership for Integrated Supply Chain team members to ensure execution team are aligned to S&OP plan, and the SCE teams provide feedback to S&OP teams on plan vs reality
  • Ensure EH&S excellence and compliance within the platform EH&S team


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of related experience in Supply Chain, Business Management, Logistics or related field OR
  • Master’s Degree and 3+ years of related experience in Supply Chain, Business Management, Logistics or related field
  • Prior leadership experience in Supply Chain, developing people, as well as collaborative experience working with a global team
  • Experience in leading and participating in all aspects of Sales & Operations Planning Process
  • Experience with SAP ERP/MRP systems. Proficiency in advanced planning systems such as APO, statistical forecasting tools and MRP processes
  • Requires a high degree of data evaluation and customer focus, with a strong understanding and processing of large amounts of sophisticated data, and planning solutions with a customer focus.
  • Proficient in MS Office products including Word, Advance Excel and PowerPoint, Power BI, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams
  • Up to 25% travel will be required, both domestic and international (US, Asia, and Europe)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certification thru APICS of either CSCP or CPIM
  • Certification in Sales & Operations Planning Process is desirable
  • Operational or education in chemicals would be highly preferred
  • Experience in working in a semi-conductor industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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