Supply Planning Manager
Lasko Products


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Job Description/Summary

Lasko is looking to hire an experienced Supply Planning Manager. The Supply Planning Manager will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day supply and inventory planning activities, work with production facilities and third-party vendors to ensure supply, and drive improvements to the planning processes. In this role, you will lead our team that monitors key integrated business planning performance indicators and cost-to-serve performance data, performs supply planning, manages vendor relationships for distribution. This role helps to coordinate cross-functional work teams, and partners with other functions to maximize business profitability.

Essential Job Responsibilities

· Development of balanced factory optimization schedules to ensure customer demands and factory utilization targets are achieved

· Manage builds and inventory targets

· Ensure End-to-End supply chain processes are supporting customer and business needs

· Oversees master schedules for production and new product, ensuring comprehensive compliance with materials requirements for manufacturing. Incorporate in forecasts and master production schedules.

· Experienced with capacity planning processes, tools, and planning across multiple sites and tools

· Proactively and effectively facilitate at both operational level meetings, such daily production sessions, as well as concise narratives in executive/strategic level meetings

· Implement process improvements to decrease overall costs and improve inventory management and supply chain efficiencies

· Ability to translate analytics to implications, action, and strategy through influence and presentation

· Proven capable of providing analyses and using judgement to assess options. Concise communication with team, partners, and leadership to highlight issues and solutions with supporting data.

· Works to resolve material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions

· Minimize inventory write-offs of finished goods inventory, intermediates and raw materials

· Engages with production to establish production schedules, labor loading, and capacity requirements

· Develop rough-cut capacity plans to analyze and negotiate resource requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of related work experience, Master’s degree preferred
  • Thorough understanding of master production scheduling, capacity planning and forecasting principals
  • APICS certification is a plus
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience with SOPs, GMP, ISO, JIT, MRP
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Deployment of Value Stream Mapping

We offer a competitive starting wage plus a comprehensive benefit package including:

· 401(k) retirement savings plan

· Comprehensive health insurance

· Dental & vision plans

· Company paid life insurance

· Telemedicine program

· Voluntary additional life

· Tuition Reimbursement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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